Planet in Peril (PinP) "Where science gets respect." Massive deforestation in Indonesia, to make way for another palm oil plantation.Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Greenpeace
Friday, 17 October 2014
Scientists Mull Change Of Epoch To Reflect Human Impact On The Planet
BERLIN (Reuters) - Scientists from around the world met this week to decide whether to call time on the Holocene epoch after 11,700 years and begin a new geological age called the Anthropocene - to reflect humankind's deep impact on the planet. Story here.