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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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The ecological systems that suppport all life, including ours
Humans are changing the earth, causing global warming, biodiversity loss and pollution
Anthropogenic Biomes (anthromes) are the global ecosystems created by humans
Understanding the processes that sustain human populations and their ecosystems
Tools and techniques for landscape and global ecology
by Erica Antill
At the end of August, my graduate adviser, Erle Ellis, was invited to a joint US-German conference in Berlin, Germany: Tough Choices: Land Use under a Changing Climate. (http://www.nkgcf.org/usg08) The NSF, which funded …
We live in interesting times. We’ve now realized that our activities are changing global climate and thereby harming both ourselves and the rest of the biosphere. And we are begining to do something about it. …
Welcome to our new blogging site for the Laboratory for Anthropogenic Landscape Ecology!
This site will give members of our lab a forum for discussing the nature we humans have created on our planet, and the …