Anthropocene: Journey of a Concept

‘The Anthropocene’ is a concept that has become central to the planetary boundaries discourse. In summary, it raises the alarm that we are moving out of the favourable conditions of the Holocene into a new geological epoch created entirely by…

Scientific Developments in the Biodiversity Planetary Boundary

A recently published article authored by Professor Georgina Mace and fifteen others provides an interesting and important contribution to the ongoing debate surrounding the scientific definition of the biodiversity planetary boundary. The authors list a number of important limitations to the original…