Friday, 8 January 2016

'Case is Made' for Anthropocene Epoch


A huge farm sprawls across the southern slopes of the Duck Mountains in Manitoba, Canada.  PinP photo.
An international scientific panel which has been tasked with defining the so-called Anthropocene, says humanity's impacts on Earth will be visible in sediments and rocks millions of years into the future. More here.

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