What is the Anthropocene and what caused it?
1. Watch the film: “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch: How Humans Have Impacted the Planet”. The video is available through the USF library. https://usf.kanopy.com/video/anthropocene-human-epoch-0 (Links to an external site.)
2. Write a discussion post that addresses the following questions:
What is the Anthropocene and what caused it? What are the effects on humans, non-human animals, and plants? Include one specific example for each.
How does this relate to the reading and discussion for multi-species ethnography?
What are the implications of population growth as discussed in the film?
Explain some of the animal conservation efforts discussed in the film.
What is the purpose of “destroying the ivory”
3. Respond to at least two other classmates.
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