Anthropocene Stories

Hacking Nature

For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age problems.

The Carnery

Imagine a culinary future with in vitro meat . . .The real thing may not be as far away as you think

An Anthropocene Journey

The word “anthropocene” has become the closest thing there is to common shorthand for this turbulent, momentous, unpredictable, hopeless, hopeful time—duration and scope still unknown

Biophony

Soundscape ecology plunges us into a wilder world beyond the mundane and merely visual

Picturing a Way Forward

An interview with Kim Stanley Robinson: Climate change, science fiction, and our collective failure of imagination

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