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The African Anthropocene

The Anthropocene feels different depending on where you are – too often, the ‘we’ of the world […]

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Arun Dayanandan reviews Killing the Koala and Poisoning the Prairie: Australia, America, and the Environment by C.J.A. Bradshaw, P.R. Ehrlich.

Arun Dayanandan reviews Killing the Koala and Poisoning the Prairie: Australia, America, and the Environment (University of Chicago Press, […]

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Climate stories: environment, colonial legacies and systemic change

The continuance of colonial narratives hinders action on climate change. Meet the people working with diverse communities […]

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DNA evidence proves climate change killed off prehistoric megafauna

Analysis of ancient megafauna DNA reveals that a series of events throughout the past 50,000 years occurred […]


Today’s youth are coming of age in the age of extinction

Is climate change causing pre-traumatic stress disorder in millennials? Across polls, younger generations show greater concern about […]

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Environmentalism’s Dirty Secret

Speaking with Paul R. Ehrlich, Greg Stevens delves into the history of population’s role, or lack of […]

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Asian monsoons in a late Eocene greenhouse world

ABSTRACT: The strong present-day Asian monsoons are thought to have originated between 25 and 22 million years (Myr) […]

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Whose conservation?

Changes in the perception and goals of nature conservation require a solid scientific basis “If the benefits […]

The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

In The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein explodes the myth that the global free market triumphed democratically. Exposing the […]

Natural Experiments of History

A thought-provoking look at how studies of history could become greatly relevant today.