Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Welcome to the Anthropocene


The Anthropocene is a new era.  Literally, like the Paleozoic and Mesozoic.  Scientists are starting to look at the span of influence that humans are having on the planet and see that it is getting to be the comparable to the geologic effects that define time periods of the past.  The video above shows (in a nicely artistic way) Earth as defined human influence.

More info here