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    • Oil and gas projects in the Western Amazon: threats to wilderness, biodiversity, and indigenous peoples. 

      Finer, Matt; Jenkins, Clinton N; Pimm, Stuart L; Keane, Brian; Ross, Carl (PLoS One, 2008-08-13)
      BACKGROUND: The western Amazon is the most biologically rich part of the Amazon basin and is home to a great diversity of indigenous ethnic groups, including some of the world's last uncontacted peoples living in voluntary ...
    • The Anthropocene is functionally and stratigraphically distinct from the Holocene. 

      Waters, Colin N; Zalasiewicz, Jan; Summerhayes, Colin; Barnosky, Anthony D; Poirier, Clément; Gałuszka, Agnieszka; Cearreta, Alejandro; ... (24 authors) (Science (New York, N.Y.), 2016-01)
      Human activity is leaving a pervasive and persistent signature on Earth. Vigorous debate continues about whether this warrants recognition as a new geologic time unit known as the Anthropocene. We review anthropogenic markers ...