Chicken bones and plastic stone - markers of our time on Earth

Some scientists are trying to name our current geologic epoch after us - calling it the Anthropocene.

That's no brag, because most of the changes we're making to our planet are embarrassing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 30, 2019, with the headline 'Chicken bones and plastic stone - markers of our time on Earth'. Print Edition | Subscribe