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Living in the anthropocene

W. John Kress

Living in the anthropocene

the earth in the age of humans

by W. John Kress

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Global environmental change,
  • Effect of human beings on

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by W. John Kress and Jeffrey K. Stine ; foreword by Elizabeth Kolbert ; afterword by Edward O. Wilson ; essays by Richard B. Alley [and others]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF75 .L575 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 198 pages
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928407M
    ISBN 101588346013
    ISBN 109781588346018
    LC Control Number2016059274
    OCLC/WorldCa983798727

    'Living with the Anthropocene is an illuminating deep-dive in this ‘storm of our own making’. With such a diverse and expansive collection of voices, what makes this book stand out is its unity. Thinking about climate change can be lonely and devastating but here you can be assured of being held, not only in thrall, but in great company.'. Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet exposes us to the active remnants of gigantic past human errors—the ghosts—that affect the daily lives of millions of people and their co-occurring other-than-human life forms. Challenging us to look at life in new and excitingly different ways, each part of this two-sided volume is informative, fascinating, and a source of stimulation to new thoughts and.

      There’s a word for this new era we live in: the Anthropocene. This term, taken up by geologists, pondered by intellectuals and discussed in the pages of publications such as The Economist and the The New York Times, represents the idea that we have entered a new epoch in Earth’s geological history, one characterized by the arrival of the. Living in the Anthropocene Earth in the Age of Humans (Book): A collection of thirty-two essays by leading thinkers across the disciplines. These essays explore the Anthropocene from scientific, anthropological, social, artistic, and economic points of view. They seek to understand the drivers of human-induced environmental change as well as how people and planetary systems are adapting to.

      “The Anthropocene: From Global Change to Planetary Stewardship” (), 6 J. Zalasiewicz, et al., “The Anthropocene: A New Epoch of Geological Time?” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A (): 7 Zalasiewicz, et al., “Are We Now Living in the Anthropocene?” (); “Stratigraphy of the Anthropocene. Get this from a library! Living in the anthropocene: Earth in the age of humans. [W John Kress; Jeffrey K Stine;] -- A collection of thirty-two essays by leading thinkers across the disciplines. These essays explore the Anthropocene from scientific, anthropological, social, artistic, and economic points of view.


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What we are living through is the first economic crisis of the Anthropocene. This is the era in which humanity’s impact on nature has begun to blow back on us in. These changes have become so noticeable on a global scale that scientists believe we are living in a new chapter in Earth's story: the Anthropocene, or Age of Humans.

Living in the Anthropocene: Earth in the Age of Humans is a vital look at this era. The book contextualizes the Anthropocene by presenting paleontological, historical, and contemporary views of various human effects on Earth.

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Living in the Anthropocene is an edited collection of 32 essays representing a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on the Anthropocene, the name given to the current geological epoch in which human activities are considered a major agent of change on our : $ The second wound is the Darwinian, which put Homo sapiens firmly in the world of other critters, all trying to make an earthly living and so evolving in relation to one another without the sureties of directional signposts that culminate in Man.

Science inflicted that cruel cut too. Manifesto for Living in the Anthropocene Edited by Katherine Gibson, Deborah Bird Rose, Ruth Fincher Contributors Jenny Cameron, Thom van Dooren, Ruth Fincher, J.K.

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Anthropocene is the newest book by Edward Burtynsky to document human destruction of the earth on a geological scale. In photos as beautiful as they are disconcerting, Burtynsky explores issues such as extinction (large-scale burning of elephant tusks to disrupt illegal trade and the black market, the plight of the last white rhino), technofossils (Nigerian landfill sites entirely of plastic.

Living in the Anthropocene Earth in the Age of Humans (Book): Although we arrived only recently in Earth's timeline, humans are driving major changes to the planet's ecosystems. Even now, the basic requirements for human life--air, water, shelter, food, nature, and culture--are rapidly transforming the planet as billions of people compete for resources.

About Living in the Anthropocene Explores the causes and implications of the Anthropocene, or Age of Humans, from multiple points of view including anthropological, scientific.

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Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction, by Eric C. Ellis (Oxford University Presspages, $ paperback). The “Anthropocene,” as the proposed new epoch has been named, is regularly in the news.

This Very Short Introduction explains the science behind the Anthropocene and the many proposals about when to mark its beginning: The nuclear tests of the s. The Anthropocene geological epoch is the era of human-driven impacts on the Earth System.

There is a conflicting discussion on when exactly the Anthropocene officially started: in the Industrial. Living in the Anthropocene: Earth in the Age of Humans is a vital look at this era. The book contextualizes the Anthropocene by presenting paleontological, historical, and contemporary views of various human effects on Earth.

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In Gaia Vince became the first woman to win the Royal Society's science book of the year prize for her book Adventures in the Anthropocene. She spent two years on the road investigating how communities across the world are coping with climate change.

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Stine W. John Kress. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Wide-ranging and accessible, this book from an eminent scholar in environmental history and philosophy argues for replacing the Age of the Anthropocene with a new Age of Sustainability.

Carolyn Merchant is professor emerita of environmental history, philosophy, and ethics at the University of California, Berkeley.