Tom Griffiths

Tom Griffiths is professor of history at the centre for environmental history at the Australian National University in Canberra. His latest book is Slicing the Silence (2007).

Written by Tom Griffiths

Leaping into the Anthropocene? Young Venetians and tidal floods on Piazza San Marco, November 2012 Photo by Andrea Merola/Corbis

Essay/
Cities
Queen of tides

Once a route to riches and empire, the sea is now lapping at the future of Venice and other great maritime cities

Tom Griffiths