The Anthropocene accounts for a vast swath of human and natural history, but there are limits to its scope encouraging the proliferation of numerous other 'cenes. From the Chthulucene to the Anglocene, these terms explain our ecological present from a myriad of different perspectives.
Poetry has long been fascinated with describing the dislocating effects of sea travel and still serves as a conceptual refuge for those lost at sea in a contemporary world.
Rather than marking the advent of "modernity," the year 1610 commemorates a wave of permanent human-induced changes to the Earth system.
Living in Nature requires — and sometimes rewards — errancy.