The NCSE is troubled, but this just sounds like solid science. I’m all for critical analysis of data, evaluating conclusions, and rigorous scientific inquiry.
If the current trend continues, “river rights” will exert a tremendously destructive force.
“Nylon-eating bacteria? What the heck?” you say. “Why does this matter?”
The picture of life that biologist Scott Turner sketches in his recent book is remarkable, and not easy to fully take aboard in your mind.
Think about how this kind of reasoning relates to the intelligent design and evolution debate.