Prominent scientists sign declaration that animals have conscious awareness, just like us | io9 Gizmodo | August 2012 An international group of prominent scientists has signed The Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness in which they are proclaiming their support for the idea that animals are conscious and aware to the degree that humans are — a list of animals that includes
Human Beings Are Changing the Structure of the Earth. Here’s How. | io9 | October 2013 We’re no longer living in the Holocene—the geological time period that started nearly 12,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age. We’re in the “Anthropocene"—the age of humans—and it’s changing our understanding of geology, the environment, and time.