If all of humanity was wiped out tomorrow, it's estimated that the natural world would take at least five million years to recover from the damage humans have done to the world.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~6 min
The science-fiction scenario of an engineered planet is already here.
Dec. 9, 2020 • ~5 min
They will find minimal traces of the virus itself, but lots of PPE.
July 28, 2020 • ~7 min
Why the Anthropocene began with European colonisation, mass slavery and the 'great dying' of the 16th century
It marked the point when humans began to exert a geologically-huge influence on the environment.
June 25, 2020 • ~8 min
The pandemic has exposed how vulnerable we are to unexpected climate shocks.
April 16, 2020 • ~5 min