Technology separated from the relationship with other functions of science of knowing and understanding becomes a source of disaster.

Satoshi Chiba   



As a result of introducing snails that eat "harmful" snails as a "nature-friendly biological pesticide", other unrelated snails have been annihilated. The biologist says that the convenience of humans has become "a last weapon" that destroys the equilibrium that organisms built in a long history. From a science book, "A Singing Snail", which connects observations of small organisms to a  major controversy over evolution.


December 8,  2017

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun