By Gaia Vince
We dwell in epoch-making occasions. The alterations we people have made in fresh many years have altered our global past whatever it has skilled in its 4.6 billion-year historical past. therefore, our planet is expounded to be crossing into the Anthropocene – the Age of people.
Gaia Vince determined to commute the realm in the beginning of this new age to work out what lifestyles is admittedly like for the folk at the frontline of the planet we’ve made. From synthetic glaciers within the Himalayas to painted mountains in Peru, electrified reefs within the Maldives to rubbish islands within the Caribbean, Gaia came upon humans doing the main notable issues to resolve the issues that we ourselves have created.
those tales exhibit what the Anthropocene potential for we all – they usually remove darkness from how we'd engineer Earth for our future.
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