By Gaia Vince
We reside in epoch-making instances. The adjustments we people have made in fresh many years have altered our international past something it has skilled in its 4.6 billion-year historical past. for that reason, our planet is expounded to be crossing into the Anthropocene – the Age of people.
Gaia Vince determined to go back and forth the area first and foremost of this new age to work out what existence is absolutely like for the folks at the frontline of the planet we’ve made. From man made 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 remarkable issues to unravel the issues that we ourselves have created.
those tales express what the Anthropocene ability for we all – and so they light up how we'd engineer Earth for our future.
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