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Have humans triggered a new geologic era Geologists disagree if the Anthropocene exists or not

Earth’s 4.5 billion year geological history is full of death and rebirth, mass extinctions and explosions of biodiversity, with different periods often marked by cataclysmic changes that radically reshaped environments and climates. Whether it was major ice ages or meteor impacts, these changes encompass everything from the shape of our continents to the composition of our oceans....

Originally posted on salon.com