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Erle C. Ellis

Media Coverage

Monastersky, R. 2015. Anthropocene: The human age. Nature 519, 144-147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/519144a

Revkin, A. C. 2015. Can Humanity's 'Great Acceleration' Be Managed and, If So, How? January 15, 2015. Dot Earth Blog. New York Times. https://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/15/can-humanitys-great-acceleration-be-managed-and-if-so-how/

Biello, David. 2013. How Long Have Humans Dominated the Planet? December 6, 2013. Scientific American (online). http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=length-of-human-domination

Kemp, Christopher. 2013. Primeval planet: What if humans had never existed? November 16, 2013. Pages 34-38 in NewScientist.

Erle C. Ellis. 2013. More on Population Growth and Planetary Prospects. Edited by Andrew C. Revkin, Dot Earth Blog. New York Times [Published September 20, 2013] http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/20/more-on-population-growth-and-planetary-prospects/

Schultz, Colin. 2013. Watch How America’s Lands Changed From Forests to Fields. August 19, 2013. Smithsonian.com Smart News Blog [http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2013/08/watch-how-americas-lands-changed-from-forests-to-fields/]

Keh, David. 2013. Used Planet: A Global History. Aug 16, 2013. DugDug.com [http://www.dugdug.com/dr-erle-ellis-discusses-used-planet]

Pearce, Fred. 2013. True Nature: Revising Ideas on What is Pristine and Wild. May 13, 2013. Yale e360. [http://e360.yale.edu/feature/true_nature_revising_ideas_on_what_is_pristine_and_wild/2649/]

Biello, David. 2013. 3,000 Years of Abusing Earth on a Global Scale. April 30, 2013. Scientific American (online)  [http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=humans-had-global-impacts-thousands-of-years-ago]

Pearce, Fred. 2013. Humans' indelible stamp on Earth clear 5000 years ago. April 29, 2013. New Scientist (online). [http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23460-humans-indelible-stamp-on-earth-clear-5000-years-ago.html]

Voosen, Paul. 2013.Climate Scientist Charts an Early Start for the Epoch of Man. February 20, 2013. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Percolator Blog) [http://chronicle.com/blogs/percolator/climate-scientist-charts-early-start-for-epoch-of-man/32091]    

Vince, Gaia. 2012. The Age We Made. October 22, 2012 (Episode 1), November 5, 2012 (Episode 3). Discovery, BBC World Service (Radio). <http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00z763q>, <http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0104hng>

Revkin, Andrew 2012. How Humans Spread Both Ecological Disruption and Diversity. January 19, 2012. Dot Earth Blog, New York Times [http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/19/how-humans-spread-both-ecological-disruption-and-diversity/]

Vince, G. 2011. An Epoch Debate. Science, 334(6052):32-37. [http://www.sciencemag.org/content/334/6052/32]

Beitler, Jane 2011. Repatterning the world. In: Sensing Our Planet: NASA Earth Science Research Features 2011. pp 14-17, Washington, DC, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [download pdf] [http://earthdata.nasa.gov/featured-stories/featured-research/repatterning-world]

Malakoff, D. 2011. Are More People Necessarily a Problem? Science, 333(6042):544-546. [http://www.sciencemag.org/content/333/6042/544]

Morton, Oliver. 2011. The geology of the planet: Welcome to the Anthropocene. May 28, 2011. The Economist. [http://www.economist.com/node/18744401] [Video interview: Erle Ellis on the Anthropocene]

Cooper, Quentin. 2011. "The Anthropocene" on Material World programme, BBC Radio 4, May 12, 2011 [http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b010y310] [download podcast]

Grant, R. P. 2011. Editor's Choice in Ecology: Human Effects. The Scientist, 25(1):49. [http://www.the-scientist.com/2011/1/1/49/1/]

Beeland, Delene. 2010. How humans are reshaping our biosphere. November 22, 2010. Charlotte Observer. [http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/11/22/818320/how-humans-are-reshaping-our-biosphere.html]

Keim, Brandon. 2010. Maps: How mankind remade nature. August 27, 2010. Wired Science. [http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/08/new-anthrome-maps/]

Corbyn, Zoe. 2010. Ecologists shun the urban jungle. July 16, 2010. Nature News. [http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100716/full/news.2010.359.html] (my blog post about this)

Madrigal, Alexis. 2009. "Should Earth Scientists Take a 'Hippocratic Oath'?" December 7, 2009. Wired Science [http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/12/earth-science-oath/]

Monfreda, C. 2009. A New World Mp. Momentum. Minneapolis, MN, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota. FALL 09-2.1: 20-23.<monfreda_2009.pdf> [http://issuu.com/umnione/docs/momentum_fall09]

Trenkle, A. 2009. Ancient farmers may have contributed to climate change. Monday November 2, 2009 UMBC Retriever 44:5. [http://www.retrieverweekly.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=4911]

Fahrenthold, D. A. 2009.Climate-Change Study Cites Role of Ancient Farming. September 28, 2009. The Washington Post. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/27/AR2009092701949.html?hpid=moreheadlines] (my blog post about this)

Erdman, S. L. 2009. Study: Global warming sparked by ancient farming methods. August 18, 2009. CNN [http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/science/08/18/ancient.global.warming/index.html] (my blog post about this)

Marris, E. 2009. News Feature: Ecology: Ragamuffin Earth. Pages 450-453 Nature. [http://www.nature.com/news/2009/090722/full/460450a.html] (my blog post about this)

Chatterjee, R. 2008. Putting people on the map. Pages 980-981 Environmental Science & Technology (February 15, 2008).[http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es0870707]

Pardini, F. 2008. O Mundo Conosco (in Portuguese). Pages 50-55 Pagina 22. Brazil.

Editor. 2008. What Do They Do with China? Some Maryland Scholars at Work (Erle Ellis: China's Rural Landscape), The Faculty Voice, 21 (4):5. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

Holden, C. 2007. Humankind's global footprint. Science 318(5858):1839. [http://sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/318/5858/1839c]

Ribas, J. 2007. "Human influence on ecology mapped". December 14, 2007. Discovery Channel News (video). [http://dsc.discovery.com/video/?playerId=203711706]

Madrigal, Alexis. 2007. "Mapping the Humanized World." November 27, 2007. Wired Science [http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2007/11/mapping-the-hum.html]

Hopkin, M. 2005. Ecological Society of America, 12 August 2005, Day 6: A sense of scale. news@nature.com [http://www.nature.com/news/2005/050808/pf/050808-1_pf.html]

Horton, T., and H. Dewar. 2000. Feeding the world, poisoning the planet. Five part series starting September 24, 2000, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, Maryland.

Mervis, J.D. 1995. Field research also needs the human touch. Science 270(5239):1145. [http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/270/5239/1145]

Wehrfritz, G. 1995. Chemicals are killing the 'Land of Fish and Rice'. Newsweek (International ed.) 125(20):12-13. (May 15 issue).

Bruhns, A. 1995. Chinas schmutzige reisschale ('China's Dirty Rice'). Greenpeace Magazin (Germany) (4):50-51

Segelken, R. 1989. Physiologist's monitor shows how plants store food. Page 7 (July 27, 1989) Cornell Chronicle, Ithaca, NY.