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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 instances. The adjustments we people have made in contemporary many years have altered our global past something it has skilled in its 4.6 billion-year heritage. accordingly, our planet is expounded to be crossing into the Anthropocene – the Age of people.

Gaia Vince determined to commute the realm first and foremost 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 stumbled on humans doing the main impressive issues to unravel the issues that we ourselves have created.

those tales express what the Anthropocene capability for we all – they usually light up how we'd engineer Earth for our future.

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