By Studiocanoe.
This short film is about the processes by which mountains are created and eventually destroyed. It is inspired by the work of British geographer L. Dudley Stamp. The film was shot in Iceland and features animation from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Books, Sciences

A Ghost of Evolution: The Curious Case of the Avocado, Which Should Be Extinct But Still Exists by Maria Popova via Brainpickings.
Book:  The Ghosts of Evolution: Nonsensical Fruit, Missing Partners, and Other Ecological Anachronisms  by Connie Barlow.

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