Age-Old Problem: River in Jordan Polluted by Copper 7,000 Years Ago

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Wadi Faynan, Jordan. Photo source: ©© APAAME


The first river polluted by humanity may have been discovered in the Wadi Faynan region of southern Jordan, contaminated by copper about 7,000 years ago, a new study finds…

Read Full Article, LiveScience (12-13-2016)

Human impact has pushed Earth into the Anthropocene, scientists say; Guardian UK (01-08-2016)
There is now compelling evidence to show that humanity’s impact on the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and wildlife has pushed the world into a new geological epoch, an “Anthropocene” – ending the current Holocene which began around 12,000 years ago…

The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age; Guardian UK (08-29-2016)


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