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David Farrier
Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

David Farrier is a senior lecturer in English literature at the University of Edinburgh, where he also leads an Environmental Humanities research network. He is currently working on a book about the ways we are imprinting traces of ourselves on the deep future.

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Sands of time

The North Sea is rich in signs of what made the modern world. It's also a monument to what awaits us in the Anthropocene

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