Monday, 29 August 2016

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

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UN photo
The epoch is thought to have begun in the 1950s, when human activity set global systems on a different trajectory. Story here.

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Could a million freshwater turtles help clean up some of Australia's polluted rivers? A team of scientists believes, they could!

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