Here is a round up of metrics for January 2016. For all social media, the item shown is the most popular this month.
The Anthropocene: hard evidence for a human-driven Earth. The evidence for a new geological epoch which marks the impact of human activity on the Earth is now overwhelming according to a recent paper by an international group of geoscientists. The Anthropocene, which is argued to start in the mid-20th Century, is marked by the spread of materials such as aluminium, concrete, plastic, fly ash and fallout from nuclear testing across the planet, coincident with elevated greenhouse gas emissions and unprecedented trans-global species invasions.
08 January 2016, 801 downloads
YouTube views 15,100 for January
22,149 Facebook likes
18,676 Twitter followers
1,302 Instagram followers
11,522 GeoBlogy page views