Biodiversity Stories

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.

Habitecture

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.

  | Anthropocene

Biophony

Soundscape ecology plunges us into a wilder world beyond the mundane and merely visual

  | Anthropocene

Can blimps help save sharks?

Sharks attack very few people—but current mitigation efforts kill a lot of sharks. Is blimp-based surveillance a better option?

  | Anthropocene

Rent, Don’t buy

It's time to design conservation policies that are as dynamic as nature is.

  | Anthropocene

Reality Is Too Confining

We know that nature experiences can change environmental behavior—but it turns out those experiences don’t have to be real.

  | Anthropocene

When health care becomes a climate solution

A new analysis reveals how a rural clinic helped save more than 27 square kilometers of tropical Indonesian forest—equating to more than $65 million worth of avoided carbon emissions

  | Anthropocene

The Curated Wild

Welcome to the brave new world of artificial intelligence for conservation

  | Anthropocene