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Human impact has pushed Earth into the Anthropocene, scientists say | Environment
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, according to a group of scientists. The question of whether humans’ combined environmental impact has tipped the planet into an “Anthropocene” – ending the current Holocene which began around 12,000 years ago – will be put to the geological body that formally approves such time divisions later this year. The new study provides one of the strongest cases yet that from the amount of concrete mankind uses in building to the amount of plastic rubbish dumped in the oceans, Earth has entered a new geological epoch. “We could be looking here at a stepchange from one world to another that justifies being called an epoch,” said Dr Colin Waters, principal geologist at the British Geological Survey and an author on the study published in Science on Thursday. “We [the public] are well aware of the climate discussions that are going on.
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Documenting the American South: Open DocSouth
What is DocSouth Data? Doc South Data provides access to some of the Documenting The American South collections in formats that work well with common text mining and data analysis tools. Documenting the American South is one of the longest running digital publishing initiatives at the University of North Carolina. Doc South Data is an extension of this original goal and has been designed for researchers who want to use emerging technology to look for patterns across entire texts or compare patterns found in multiple texts. How do I use it? By clicking on one of the collection links below, your computer should begin downloading a .zip file containing the data for that collection. The Church in the Southern Black Community First-Person Narratives of the American South Library of Southern Literature North American Slave Narratives Most users will find the Data file to be most useful. The text-only.xsl file is the script that was used to create the folder. Feedback Your work drives our work.