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Global Environmental Changes Spark Debate on Anthropocene listen

06/16/11 Matthew Cimitile
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Biodiversity loss, climate change, deforestation, and plastic pollution are just some of the global environmental issues stemming from human activity that are leaving a definitive mark on the planet. Such a mark in fact, that it has spurred debate among geologists whether the rapid changes taking place right now deserve its own geologic designation called the Anthropocene or age of man. Ben Flower is a marine geologist for the College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida. ...


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