I am a researcher and a teacher in ecology with a PhD in fish ecology. I also work on a tv-show answering viewer questions on animals. Apart from that, I do a lot of photography both below and above the surface. I live in Umea, Sweden. Given the location of Umea just south of the polar circle, I try to spend as much time as possible out of Umea in the winter time.

Why aren´t there any plantimals on land? The idea of finding a use for waste from industrial production is of course a great way of increasing ones profits. In Sweden, the paper industry fuels itself to a large extent by using waste products from the plant fiber extraction, and copper refineries nowadays make loads of…