Salt evaporation ponds on the shore of the San Francisco Bay.
Photo by Doc Searls
Anthropocene: Life in the Age of Humans*
Anthropocene / anTHrəpəˌsēn / noun
1. the period during which human activity has been a major influence on global climate and environments; 2. a proposed new geological epoch that may have begun in your lifetime
Join us as we share perspectives on a variety of topics relevant to how we live on earth. Understanding the Anthropocene requires taking the long view, learning about complex interconnections among earth systems, and thinking critically about the benefits and costs of our actions. Anthropocene: Life in the Age of Humans is a series of discussions exploring human impact on the environment with scholars, artists, and others in an intimate conversational setting.
Be informed. Think big. Help shape the world you want. Explore the Anthropocene with us!
March 30, 2017 Survivors - What Fossils Tell Us About the Past and Future
April 25, 2016 Art in the Anthropocene
March 26, 2016 Film screening of Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World (Part of 2016 Environmental Film Festival @ NMNH)
March 26, 2016 Film screening of India's Wandering Lions (Part of 2016 Environmental Film Festival @ NMNH)
March 25, 2016 Film screening of Dispatches from the Gulf (Part of 2016 Environmental Film Festival @ NMNH)
December 3, 2015 Conservation for Cities
November 2, 2015 A Third Way to Fight Climate Change
April 26, 2015 Imagining the Future: Ethics for the Anthropocene
April 13, 2015 Is There Hope for the Ocean?
April 10, 2015 Lightning Talks: Round 10
March 31, 2015 Restoring a Lost Ecosystem?
January 13, 2015 Tracking Human Influences
December 15, 2014 Forests in the City
September 25, 2014 Coastal Legacies
October 21, 2014 Lessons From Our Lives With Plastic
November 2, 2014 Film Screening of SlingShot