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Generation Anthropocene: How humans have altered the planet for ever

13/12/2017 Σχολιάστε

thunderstruck9: Oscar Ghiglia (Italian, 1876-1945), La mela [Apple], c.1922-25. Oil on cardboard, 25 x 17.2 cm.

Oscar Ghiglia (Italian, 1876-1945), La mela [Apple], c.1922-25

Robert Macfarlane

 

Friday 1 April 2016 Last modified on Monday 4 April 2016

 

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/apr/01/generation-anthropocene-altered-planet-for-ever

 

We are living in the Anthropocene age, in which human influence on the planet is so profound – and terrifying – it will leave its legacy for millennia. Politicians and scientists have had their say, but how are writers and artists responding to this crisis?

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Propose Earth’s ‘Anthropocene’ Age of Humans Began With Fallout and Plastics

24/02/2016 Σχολιάστε

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By ANDREW C. REVKIN JANUARY 15, 2015 7:11 AM January 15, 2015 7:11 am 98 Comments

    A research team assessing when a new geological epoch shaped by humans began has settled on the mid 20th century. Two markers are carbon isotopes from nuclear explosions and plastics, here seen in the remains of a dead albatross.

A research team assessing when a new geological epoch shaped by humans began has settled on the mid 20th century. Two markers are carbon isotopes from nuclear explosions and plastics, here seen in the remains of a dead albatross.Credit Left, U.S. Air Force Photo; right, Chris Jordan, midwayfilm.com

 

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