Anthropocene

  • Archaeology for the Anthropocene

    Step aside, Indiana Jones, the next generation of archaeologists is here – and they’re looking ba...

    The word ‘archaeology’ conjures one of the greatest opening scenes in film history: a whip-toting Westerner sprinting...

    Archaeology July 30, 2021
  • Weather check: Paul Crutzen

    Farewell to the father of the Anthropocene.

    Paul Crutzen, Nobel laureate and one of the world’s most distinguished climate scientists, died on 28 January 2021, a...

    Chemistry February 7, 2021
  • Anthropocene: Lessons from the past

    Could Indigenous wisdom help us create a “good Anthropocene”?

    The Anthropocene marks relentless and increasingly grave environmental degradation as the Earth faces tipping points ...

    Agriculture January 19, 2021
  • The most potent symbol of our time? The chicken

    Modern broilers are a wholly technology-dependent species.

    Chickens are the actual and symbolic product of humanity’s influence on the planet, scientists have established. The...

    Birds December 12, 2018