Climate change may have shaped ancient West Asia, finds study
Region was wetter in the past, study says
Have human-made changes heralded a new epoch?
Experts have proposed that the new epoch—Anthropocene—began around 1950, when human-induced changes started affecting earth's geology
The Anthropocene is a nuclear epoch – so how can we survive it?
This year saw nuclear weapons tested, stockpiles renewed, and disasters remembered
Anthropocene doesn't exist and species of the future will not recognise it
The Anthropocene has come to fore as a powerful if perplexing way of talking about our current era
Scientists vote to recognise Anthropocene as Earth’s new epoch
The move signals the end of the Holocene epoch, which began 12,000 to 11,600 years ago