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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
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An interesting new historical study of forest cover change in China from 1700 to present reveals that up to the 1960s, deforestation prevailed, while since the 1960s, forests have been recovering.
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