[permaculture] A Primeval Tide of Toxins - Evolution in reverse

Keith Johnson keithdj at mindspring.com
Wed Sep 20 15:21:10 EDT 2006

The fireweed began each spring as tufts of hairy growth and spread 
across the seafloor fast enough to cover a football field in an hour.

When fishermen touched it, their skin broke out in searing welts. Their 
lips blistered and peeled. Their eyes burned and swelled shut. Water 
that splashed from their nets spread the inflammation to their legs and 
torsos. Read the rest of the story.


Keith Johnson
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