5 Ways Humans Have Changed The Earth

We are approaching a whole new era! . . .or at least a new epoch. Michael Aranda explains how humans are leaving their mark on the Geologic Time Scale.

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Sources:
https://www.sciencemag.org/content/351/6269/aad2622.abstract
http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
http://quaternary.stratigraphy.org/workinggroups/anthropocene/

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Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Agaricocrinus_americanus_Carboniferous_Indiana.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Plastic_household_items.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Concreteathruz.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aluminium-4.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geologic_time_scale#/media/File:Geologic_Clock_with_events_and_periods.svg

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