Anthropocene and Water

Isabela Battistello Espíndola, Estevão Bosco, Marcelo Fetz

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The Anthropocene is the new and current geological epoch in which the human being has become an agent of planetary changes. This comes with several endangering consequences for the survival of the human species. This article primarily discusses the increasing environmental impacts of human activity since 1950, as well as issues related to water governance. Considering that such issues are usually integrated in the natural sciences but still largely escape human and social sciences, this article is a contribution to the latter fields of knowledge as it draws on international relations and geopolitics.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.31501/repats.v1i1.9932