The Oyster’s Example

Towards Sequestration in the Principled Pursuit of Green.

Russell Maier
May 5 · 7 min read

Observe the way the Earth has subtracted, concentrated and secured its active elements for the long-term. -Earthen Principle №3

This is the eighth post in the Earthen Ethic series. Here we take a look at the third principle of ecological contribution: Towards Storage. Image from Kunstformen der Natur (1904), by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August HaeckelGerman artist and philosopher who coined the term ‘ecology’.

UNLIKE A CAR, A ROCKET LAUNCH OR AN EBOOK, the Crassostrea gigas Oyster removes, concentrates and stores carbon out of its environment. In so doing, it not only provides it’s own…