Definition of Anthropocene in English:
1Relating to or denoting the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been been the dominant influence on climate and the environment.
- Human impact on climate has made this the "Anthropocene Age."
- The Earth has entered the so-called Anthropocene Erathe geological era in which humans are a significant and sometimes dominating environmental force.
- Well, if we bring extinction events closer to home, there is our very own omnipresent, continually unfolding, late Holocene (or early Anthropocene, according to some) extinction event.
Definition of Anthropocene in:
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