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Scientists to seek 'line in the rock' marking new man-made Anthropocene epoch

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 23, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Josh Marks last modified Aug 22, 2016

Scientists are about to embark on a global hunt for a "golden spike," a physical point in the geological record marking the shift from one epoch to another, in a quest to convince skeptics in the geology community that humanity's impact on the planet has been so profound that our impact on the climate, marine and terrestrial ecosystems, habitats, biodiversity and other species






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