"It is working against time," he said. "We are also quickly losing genetic resources that have evolved over more than 300 million years."
Bowie had a 1972 album entitled The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. His 1987 tour was named the Glass Spider Tour. http://www.cbc.ca/arts/music/story/2009/09/06/bowie-spider.html -via Digg
(image credit: Senckenberg Forschungsinstitute/Naturmuseen)