Not until the spread of the Industrial Revolution in the late nineteenth century, has man possessed the ability to adversely alter, on a global scale, the geologic and climatic cycles that have existed for millennia. Planet earth, which man calls home, is approximately 5 billion years old. The science of paleontology tells us that man is a relative new comer to the planet. Modern man did not arrive on the scene until approximately 10,000 to 15,000 years ago. Developments in hunting, agriculture...
Natural environment, Biology, Sustainability, Environmentalism, Sustainable urban planning, Sustainable design, Sustainable development, Sustainable community, Sustainable living, Harmony with nature, Urban sprawl, Green urbanism