Anthropocene

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The Anthropocene is a proposed epoch of geological history that follows the [[Holocene]], and is characterized by extensive human influence over the natural environment. It may or may be introduced in future versions of the [[International Commission on Stratigraphy|ICS]] geological time scale.
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The Anthropocene is a proposed epoch of geological history that follows the [[Holocene]], and is characterized by extensive human influence over the natural environment. It may or may be introduced in future versions of the [[International Commission on Stratigraphy|ICS]] geological time scale. The beginning of the Anthropocene is set at the industrial revolution or sometimes at the beggining of the [[Neolithic]] era when farming was invented. 
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