“Fittingly, This Sad Tree May Define Our New Geologic Epoch” by Ari Phillips in Earther (Feb 20, 2018)

The loneliest tree on the planet, on Campbell Island in the Southern Ocean. Image: Pavla Fenwick. From: https://earther.com/fittingly-this-sad-tree-may-define-our-new-geologic-ep-1823162119

“A team of scientists have a new contender for determining the precise date that we entered the so-called Anthropocene: A lonely spruce tree on an island 400 miles south of New Zealand.”

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