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Re-conceptualizing the Anthropocene: a call for collaboration

Brondizio, Eduardo S.; O’Brien, Karen; Bai, Xuemei; Biermann, Frank; Steffen, Will; Berkhout, Frans; Cudennec, Christophe; Lemos, Maria Carmen; Wolfe, Alexander; Palma-Oliveira, Jose; Chen, Chen-Tung Arthur


Since it was first proposed in 2000, the concept of the Anthropocene has evolved in breadth and diversely. The concept encapsulates the new and unprecedented planetary-scale changes resulting from societal transformations and has brought to the fore the social drivers of global change. The concept has revealed tensions between generalized interpretations of humanity’s contribution to global change, and interpretations that are historically, politically and culturally situated. It motivates deep...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Environmental Change
DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.02.006
Access Rights: Open Access


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