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.
This has implications for a number of conservation initiatives from reintroductions to ecotourism.
In the past, forest restoration could be informed by what once was. Now we have to make hard decisions about what we’re working toward.
We’ve built enough fences to stretch to the sun—but still don’t understand their effects here on Earth
In a recent paper, researchers argue it's time for a new field: fence ecology.
Less frequent laundering may not offset the additional environmental impacts of using antimicrobial silver nanoparticles in textiles.
As we brace for fresh environmental onslaughts to be leveled by the incoming administration, a sleeper cell in the federal government itself may just provide resistance—and even resilience—in the face of it.
The government reimburses farmers for conserving country’s tremendous plant diversity.
A new analysis complicates a popular metric of biodiversity decline.
We know that nature experiences can change environmental behavior—but it turns out those experiences don’t have to be real.
It's time to design conservation policies that are as dynamic as nature is.
Armed with low-cost surveillance technologies, nonprofits aided by “citizen spies” are tracking fracking in Pennsylvania, flaring in North Dakota, and rogue fishing around Easter Island