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Mapping the Anthropocene impact on the biosphere: how people have totally changed the pattern of life on Earth

Most species on planet Earth have ecological ranges defined by factors such as latitudinal changes in surface temperature and rainfall, or geographical isolation. These patterns have evolved over millions, sometimes tens of millions of years. This natural pattern is being overprinted by the actions of Homo sapiens, which has made the whole Earth its ecological range.

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Speakers

Professor Mark Williams, School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, University of Leicester

Location

Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum Museum Gardens York YO1 7FR