Credit: FELIX PHARAND-DESCHENES, GLOBAIA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Human impact on planet Earth. In this model, cities and towns are yellow, and roads are light blue. The animation reveals the extent of the human presence on Earth. The dramatic changes since the Industrial Revolution, including city and transport infrastructure growth, fossil fuel extraction and its associated carbon release, and the extinction of hundreds of species and massive rise in human numbers, have led to the proposition that we have entered a new epoch, to be called the Anthropocene.

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Human impact on planet Earth

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