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Humans Have Messed With Earth So Much, Formal ‘Anthropocene’ Classification Needed: Scientists

Posted by on October 3, 2017 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Humans Have Messed With Earth So Much, Formal ‘Anthropocene’ Classification Needed: Scientists

The scientists concluded that human impact has now grown to the point that it has changed the course of Earth history by at least many millennia, in terms of the anticipated long-term climate effects (e.g. postponement of the next glacial maximum: see Ganopolski et al., 2016; Clark et al., 2016), and in terms of the extensive and ongoing transformation of the biota, including a geologically unprecedented phase of human-mediated species invasions, and by species extinctions which are accelerating.

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The Anthropocene Is Here: Humanity Has Pushed Earth Into a New Epoch

Posted by on August 30, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
The Anthropocene Is Here: Humanity Has Pushed Earth Into a New Epoch

The epoch is thought to have begun in the 1950s, when human activity, namely rapid industrialization and nuclear activity, set global systems on a different trajectory.

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