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Archaeologists Say the ‘Anthropocene’ Is Here—But It Began Long Ago
Science
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: 2013
Pages: 261 - 262
Source ID: shanti-sources-80696
Abstract: A vocal group of geologists and other scientists are pushing to define a new geological epoch, marked by environmental change caused by humans. At the Society for American Archaeology meetings in Honolulu, archaeologists argued that it's high time for their field, which studies humans and their activities over geological time, to have a greater voice in the debate.