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Anthropocene in the New World?

As the debate over the Anthropocene – the proposed new geological age – continues, a new study argues the epoch actually started in 1610
The West Antarctic Ice Sheet contains enough ice to raise the global sea level by 16 feet, and it could be melting faster than previously thought

Videogames for volcanoes

A videogame may help prepare a small Caribbean island for a potential disaster
Chennai’s £2.6billion metro system is among India’s most expensive megaprojects, but a scheduled opening this month has been delayed

Larsen’s rift

Larsen A and Larsen B ice shelves are long gone, breaking from the Antarctic Peninsula in 1995 and 2002 respectively. Now researchers at Swansea University suggest that Larsen C, big brother to the two vanished shelves, is cracking up

Cave culture

Geographical takes a look at a geological formation that’s close to being humankind’s oldest home
Basic ecology fieldwork techniques may allow indigenous groups to beat satellite data on carbon storage in the Amazon
A monument to Britons who lost their lives for science in Antarctica has been unveiled on the waterfront in Stanley, Falkland Islands

Ethiopia’s hidden treasures

Ethiopia was among the world’s first Christian countries, but its many remote churches remain hidden – even from the locals

Owen Hatherley

Owen Haterley is a writer and journalist specialising in architecture, politics and culture. In A New Kind of Bleak, he looks at how the recession changed Britain’s urban landscape

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