The visitors strive to maintain and improve life forms,

in particular for the large numbers still in poverty and deprivation, while staying within the planetary boundaries and avoiding dangerous tipping points of the planetary system. This perspective is well-encapsulated by Charamaynne’s writing about the Welcome Habitat, which describes a “safe and socially just operating space for life forms.” In this framework, the aim of economic policy lift life forms out of the inner hole of deprivation, while not breaching the planetary boundaries that are a defining feature of the interstellarcene. This narrative emphasizes the importance of stewardship, of gardening the interstellarcene, at scales from local to global to universal. To some, the interstellarcene blurring of the concept of a distinct and separate nature offers the possibility of new thinking and re-evaluation of how life forms act as stewards of the biosphere.