Human Niche Construction and the Anthropocene


Boggs examines the relationship between the Anthropocene and human niche construction, showing how humans as a biogeophysical force are altering the Earth. She explores how diverse human activities have affected the natural world, highlighting their far-reaching consequences, such as impacts on climate, species diversity, and landscapes. Boggs attributes this dramatic alteration of the environment to issues like technological developments and spiking populations. Her focus on human niche construction and the Anthropocene places the spotlight on our actions, and the values they do and should reflect, as well as how we should deal with current problems.