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November 11, 2015 – 9:45 am

Why did behaviorally modern humans and no other multicellular species in the history of the Earth gain the capacity to transform an entire planet? Biology alone cannot explain this – Homo sapiens is just another …

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Humans are changing the earth, causing global warming, biodiversity loss and pollution


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Rewriting the history of global climate change

June 29, 2009 – 8:23 pm

For thousands of years, humans have been changing global climate, maybe even helping us avert the next ice age, all long before the Industrial Revolution. Interested? Then you should read Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How …

Kindle DX: Not ready for Academic users

June 15, 2009 – 6:21 pm

I ‘m a professor of environmental science at UMBC and have been experimenting with Amazon’s Kindle DX since Friday (June 12, 2009). When the Kindle DX was first announced in May, I was very excited …