Human Age

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Name: Human Age
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Fund Drive Special - September 30, 2014 at 2:00pm

- 2:00pmClick to Play:Play this clip in your Computer's media playerThis audio archive will be available until Tuesday, October 14th 2014Fund Drive SpecialListen to excerpts from the lecture "KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents: DIANE ACKERMAN The Human Age; The ... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Human Ingenuity Can Fix Past Mistakes and Shape the Future

Simon Warrall in National Geographic: In her new book, The Human Age, Diane Ackerman , best-selling author of The Zookeeper's Wife and A Natural History of the Senses, takes us on a journey into the Anthropocene : the era in which humans have both ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

NY1 Online: The New York Times Close Up 09/13/14

NY1 VIDEO: On the September 13 edition of "The New York Times Close Up," Sam Roberts talks to Fordham Law School Professor Zephyr Teachout about her loss to Andrew Cuomo in Tuesday's Democratic gubernatorial primary and whether her future plans include ... [Published NY1 - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

PW Online and On Air: Week of September 15, 2014

Last week’s movers and shakers were led by Joan Rivers’s Diary of a Mad Diva, which shot up the bestseller chart in the days after the author’s death (see p. 11). John Brown’s Business Adventures, a collection of business reportage long out of print that ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

MANPOWERGROUP : 'Human Age' of business replaces age of technology

ManpowerGroup recently released its report on talent shortages worldwide. Its ninth annual Talent Shortage Survey looks at which employers are having difficulty finding the right talent, and steps they're taking to address the issues.I spoke to Steven ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

How Humans Are Shaped the Future of the Planet: For Better and Worse

Human beings have tamed 75 percent of the land on the earth, lit up the darkness, tinkered with nature, and have even altered the climate, which could mean our own extinction. Diane Ackerman looks at our impact on the natural world and the focus on creating ... [Published WNYC - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Apps For Apes

On a blue-sky day at the Toronto zoo, flocks of children squired by teachers and parents mingle excitedly between exhibits. Some kids pull out cell phones and send texts or snap pictures with the easy camaraderie of wired life.Clustered noisily along ... [Published GreenBiz - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

"The Human Age," Wonder-Filled and Witty

Over the last three centuries, humans have made such a multiplicity of discoveries and inventions that we now dominate the world in new and sometimes scary ways. Poet, essayist and naturalist Diane Ackerman, author of “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” takes us ... [Published Washington Missourian - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Future Footprints

Rob Nixon in The New York Times: For the first time in history, a sentient species, Homo sapiens, has become a force of such magnitude that our impacts are being written into the fossil record. We have decisively changed the carbon cycle, the nitrogen ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Next Week On Bulldog's Rude Awakening Show ~ Only On Ocean 98!

Ed Beaulieu - The Pond Guy From Nat Geo Wild’s Aquascape'sPulitzer Prize finalist Diane Ackerman - THE HUMAN AGE: The World Shaped by UsComedian Bryan Kellen: Ballet KomedicoEdward Meyer - Ripley's Believe It or Not! NEW BOOK Reality Shock!DATACLYSM: ... [Published Cape Gazette - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Work Wanted: Companies moving to a new age of "talentism"

ManpowerGroup recently released its report on talent shortages worldwide. Its ninth annual Talent Shortage Survey looks at which employers are having difficulty finding the right talent, and steps they’re taking to address the issues.I spoke to Steven ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us

Ackerman ( One Hundred Names for Love ) addresses a currently vogue topic, the Anthropocene—the geologic age humans have shaped by altering the world’s ecosystems—and in doing so raises the bar for her peers. “We’ve subdued 75 percent of the land surface,” ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 11 2014]

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Listen to excerpts from the lecture "KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents: DIANE ACKERMAN The Human Age; The World Shaped By Us."
You say at the end of the book, "We are at a great turning point, our own momentous fork in the crossroads, behind us eons of geological history, ahead a mist-laden future." Are you excited about the future?
Manufacturing jobs are also returning. Harry Moser founded the nonprofit Reshoring Initiative in 2010, which has a mission of "bringing good, well-paying manufacturing jobs back to the United States by assisting companies to more accurately assess their total cost of offshoring." He estimates 30,000 manufacturing jobs are returning to the U S each year
Awave of optimism is sweeping through India and it looks very exciting, said Jonas Prising, the global CEO of American multinational Manpower-Group. "There is lot of promise and a lot of opportunity in India" he said. Excerpts from an interview with ET

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Fund Drive Special - September 30, 2014 at 2:00pm [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Sep 30 2014]
Human Ingenuity Can Fix Past Mistakes and Shape... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 24 2014]
Human Ingenuity Can Fix Past Mistakes and Shape... [Published National Geographic - Sep 21 2014]
NY1 Online: The New York Times Close Up 09/13/14 [Published NY1 - Sep 15 2014]
PW Online and On Air: Week of September 15, 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Sep 13 2014]
MANPOWERGROUP : 'Human Age' of business replace... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 10 2014]
How Humans Are Shaped the Future of the Planet:... [Published WNYC - Sep 10 2014]
Apps For Apes [Published GreenBiz - Sep 10 2014]
"The Human Age," Wonder-Filled and Witty [Published Washington Missourian - Sep 08 2014]
Future Footprints [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 06 2014]
Next Week On Bulldog's Rude Awakening Show ~ On... [Published Cape Gazette - Sep 05 2014]
Work Wanted: Companies moving to a new age of "... [Published Florida Times-Union - Aug 27 2014]
India may see a strong hiring pace, says Jonas ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 25 2014]
The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 11 2014]
Fall 2014 Audio [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 31 2014]
ManpowerGroup: Simplification is Key to Winning... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 21 2014]
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Human Ingenuity Can Fix Past Mistakes and Shape... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 24 2014]
Simon Warrall in National Geographic: In her new book, The Human Age, Diane Ackerman , best-selling author of The Zookeeper's Wife and A Natural History of the Senses, takes us on a journey into the Anthropocene : the era in which humans have both ...
Future Footprints [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 06 2014]
Rob Nixon in The New York Times: For the first time in history, a sentient species, Homo sapiens, has become a force of such magnitude that our impacts are being written into the fossil record. We have decisively changed the carbon cycle, the nitrogen ...
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