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Anthropocene

 By 5Gyers 

The Anthropocene (meaning "Age of Humanity") describes our geologic mark on the planet. Humans have altered the earth's surface and influenced earth systems, including the atmosphere, hydrologic cycles, geology and biodiversity. 5 Gyres' Anthropocene sculpture features Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man with bicycle-powered lights and tubes of microbeads coursing through his body. This interactive piece tells the story of how plastic pollution not only threatens our planet, but also human health, as plastics absorb toxins, are ingested by marine life—and end up in our food.

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