The Anthropocene Epoch is an unofficial unit of geologic time, used to describe the most recent period in Earth’s history when human activity started to have a significant impact on the planet’s climate and ecosystems.
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Anthropology, Biology, Geography, Human Geography
Atomic bomb tests like this one at Bikini Atoll in 1946 not only reassured military personnel that the bomb worked, but also created a powerful new symbol of the destructive power of the human specis: the mushroom cloud.
Photograph by United States Navy
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May 20, 2022
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