During the Student Poster Session, I had walked around to see a few posters, but some that two posters that especially stood out to me were on the topic of “humans commercializing nature” (by Jessica) and “the backfires from manipulating… Continue Reading →
Homo sapiens as a species evolved approximately one hundred thousand years ago, as the next logical step succeeding Homo erectus. According to evolutionary theory we as a species were most adapted to survive in those conditions. Why then have we continues to… Continue Reading →
One of the presenters investigated what Allenby and Sarewitz termed Level 1 and Level 2 technologies. These are technology itself (e.g. phone, Facebook, polio cure, etc. ) and the networks necessary to make technology available on a mass scale respectively.
The anthropocene; the era of human achievement, where man transcended nature and became THE dominant force on Earth. The anthropocene; the final epoch of Earth animate history where man transcended nature and DESTROYED the Earth.
We celebrate nature in are all the time, most memorably during the Impressionist movement in the late 19th century. This movement followed the industrial revolution that arguably was the start of the Anthropocene. During this period human population increased drastically… Continue Reading →