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Humans' Indelible Stamp on Earth Clear 5000 Years Ago


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Marty
- 1581 days ago - newscientist.com
When did humans stamp our footprint on the planet? The idea that we have entered a geological epoch defined by our very presence - the Anthropocene - is gaining traction, but exactly when did this epoch begin? After the first atom bomb went off?



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Comments

Kit B (276)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 9:07 am

What an excellent argument for how humans affect the earth climate.
 

Sue Matheson (79)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 10:59 am
thanks
 

Pogle S (88)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 12:11 am
I agree with Kit. It all makes so much sense. Anthropocene it is then!
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 12:19 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 2:12 am
DAMN!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 4:11 am
Noted
 

Kerrie G (118)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 6:27 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Lindsay Kemp (6)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 6:51 am
Interesting, and shaming. Thanks for sharing.
 
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