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The Human Era: Living in the Anthropocene

Ben van der Pluijm, B.R. Clark collegiate Professor, University of Michigan Earth and Environmental Sciences

Thursday, September 28, 2017
6:30 p.m.
At the U-M Museum of Natural History

Today's geologic era—the Anthropocene—is dominated by human activity. In this talk, Ben van der Pluijm will explore the impacts of a growing human population and our increasing needs for resources, such as food, water and energy, and solutions toward a thriving human society in this new era.