Human activity pushes the Earth System beyond planetary boundaries

Four of nine planetary boundaries have now been crossed as a result of human activity, says an international team of 18 researchers, also from Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate. The four are: climate change, loss of biosphere integrity, land-system change, altered biogeochemical cycles (phosphorus and nitrogen). This will affect Denmark too, says co-author Professor Katherine Richardson from the Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate

Read more at Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate’s website

Read more at Videnskab.dk (in Danish)

Read the article in Science

Photo: Steffen et al. Science (2015). Journal Science / AAAS



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