Posts Tagged ‘Canadian Geographic’

[PRESS RELEASE] The Anthropocene Education Program

Royal Canadian Geographical Society-The Anthropocene Education Program

Art-inspired program uses high tech to raise awareness of the planet’s environmental stress points and encourage sustainable actions in the face of a plastics crisis OTTAWA, Nov. 13, 2019 /CNW/ – Many students are unaware that common, everyday activities place a demand on the natural world: from buying and consuming food, to throwing out plastic waste in the…

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Living in the Anthropocene, the human epoch

By Alexandra Pope | Canadian Geographic Climate change, extinctions, invasive species, the terraforming of land, the redirection of water: all are evidence of the ways human activity has shaped and continues to shape Earth’s natural processes. Scientists have coined a word to describe this unprecedented age of human impact on the planet: the Anthropocene. Although not yet officially…

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