Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made

Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made

Gaia Vince


We dwell in instances of serious swap in the world. in reality, whereas earlier shifts from one geological epoch to a different have been brought on by occasions past human regulate, the dramatic result of our emission of carbon to the ambience during the last century have moved many scientists to claim the sunrise of a brand new period: the Anthropocene, or Age of Man.

Watching this consensus advance from her seat as an editor at Nature, Gaia Vince couldn’t support yet ponder whether the best explanation for this dramatic planetary change—humans’ singular skill to evolve and innovate—might additionally carry the major to our survival. And so she left her expert existence in London and got down to commute the realm looking for usual humans making outstanding adjustments and, in lots of instances, thriving.

Part technology magazine, half travelogue, Adventures within the Anthropocene recounts Vince’s trip, and introduces a vital new standpoint at the way forward for lifestyles on Earth.

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