City Stories

A key challenge in this new Human Age is to lessen the ecological footprint of the world’s cities, even as their populations expand. The Anthropocene tells the stories about resilient urban coastal infrastructure, low carbon transportation systems, and nature-inspired architectural designs.

It’s an unsinkable idea

The concept of settling the high seas is back—this time as a sustainable answer to sea-level rise, with an impressive team and UN support.

nbsp Oceanix floating city | AnthropocenenbspFloating cities fend off sea level rise floods and storms The United Nations supports creating sustainable floating cities as one answer to sealevel rise caused by flooding and bigger storms driven by climate change

Hacking Nature

For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age problems.

nbsp | AnthropocenenbspHacking Nature

Water-Harvesting and Arid-Adapted Agrobiodiversity

A revival of rainwater harvesting is occurring around the world, as desert communities restore traditional systems known as rain gardens, ak-chin agriculture, floodwater farming, gavias, karez, qanats and fogarras.

nbsp | AnthropocenenbspWaterHarvesting and AridAdapted Agrobiodiversity

Ecology for Insiders

The indoor biome covers as much as six percent of the world’s landmass—and we know almost nothing about it.

nbsp | AnthropocenenbspEcology for Insiders The indoor biome covers as much as six percent of the worlds landmassand we know almost nothing about it
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