Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of by Gaia Vince

By Gaia Vince

** Winner of Royal Society Winton Prize for technological know-how Books 2015 **

We dwell in epoch-making occasions. The alterations we people have made in fresh a long time have altered our international past whatever it has skilled in its 4.6 billion-year background. consequently, our planet is related to be crossing into the Anthropocene – the Age of people.

Gaia Vince determined to shuttle the area in the beginning of this new age to determine what existence is admittedly 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 chanced on humans doing the main striking issues to resolve the issues that we ourselves have created.

those tales convey what the Anthropocene capability for we all – and so they remove darkness from how we'd engineer Earth for our future.

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