The Era of Humans
Naming Our Moment in Time
The UN estimates that as of October 31, 2011, the global population is officially over seven billion. Our journey to this massive number has had a huge and irreversible impact on the Earth. As the intensity—and consequence—of human activity accelerates, some scientists argue that we have created a new era: Anthropocene.
Read Mapping the Age of Humans by Nate Berg in the Atlantic Cities.
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