In this new epoch, human influence is ubiquitous in the natural world. Coverage of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems in Anthropocene magazine takes a critical look at humans’ changing relationship with the natural world—and ways to promote biodiversity in the novel ecosystems we’ve created.
Tiny houses and great cathedrals, carbon-neutral skyscrapers and Airstream trailers: architecture is among the greatest of human crafts. Just imagine if the same ingenuity and vision were devoted to building homes for animals.
As conservationists push to save habitat from destruction, a study of Indonesian reefs finds that giving local Indigenous communities a hand in managing reserves makes for more effective protections.
Livestock welfare will be key in helping us reign in emissions
Researchers in Malaysia found that native wild pigs can be accidental tropical forest gardeners, giving rarer, local species a leg up
The government reimburses farmers for conserving country’s tremendous plant diversity.
offers a glimpse into the new wild
As grasslands vanish in parts of Europe, butterflies are finding refuge in unusual places, including industrial wastelands.
Tech companies are rapidly networking the environment in ways that will transform our perception of nature—just as social media reshaped our relationships with each other. What could possibly go wrong?
The search for biodegradable drugs
Some aspects of dirty living can be healthy. A new study posits that the decline of plant and animal diversity in cities may be linked to the recent surge of allergies and other chronic inflammatory diseases.