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

By Gaia Vince

** Winner of Royal Society Winton Prize for technology Books 2015 **

We stay in epoch-making occasions. The alterations we people have made in contemporary 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 trip the area first and foremost of this new age to determine what lifestyles is de facto 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 across humans doing the main amazing issues to resolve the issues that we ourselves have created.

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

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