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.
A new study found that carbon, nitrogen and soil density in cleared forests reached 90% of levels in untouched forests after 1 to 9 years. The key was leaving them alone.
A new study estimates that the answer is a huge area—44%of Earth’s land, some 64 million square kilometers
The Human Age will be shaped by the species we create and foster as well as the ones we kill off
According to a new estimate, reducing ozone pollution has saved 1.5 billion birds over the past 40 years.
As world leaders discuss committing to protect 30% of the world's habitat, scientists warn that won't be enough for many endangered species.
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.
When researchers trained a machine-learning model on global seed dispersal, they made a jarring discovery: there are too few animals to move plant seeds far enough to keep pace with climate change.
Panda researchers find that gene flow among pandas in a Chinese wildlife reserve is better in places with gaps in the bamboo forest.
Researchers demonstrate how to tell damaged reefs from healthy ones using relatively cheap underwater recorders paired with new computer programs.
Nearly three decades after the launch of the ambitious campaign to connect wildlife habitat from the Yukon in northern Canada to Yellowstone National Park, researchers say such big ambitions and lots of hype can pay off.