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.
Making creative accommodations for the urban wild
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?
Trying to make nature valuable has had a disappointing track record.
We know that nature experiences can change environmental behavior—but it turns out those experiences don’t have to be real.
Managed collectively, backyards could become more biodiverse landscapes
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.
offers a glimpse into the new wild
The question “What makes us human?” is typically answered in terms of differences. The traits proposed to define us—tool use, language, empathy, and so on—assume that humanity’s essence resides in what sets us apart from other beings.
Researchers will track migratory animals from the International Space Station to predict the next pandemic
Welcome to the brave new world of artificial intelligence for conservation