(AP) -- Pressure from a dam, its reservoir's heavy waters weighing on geologic fault lines, may have helped trigger China's devastating earthquake last May, some scientists say, in a finding that suggests human activity played a role in the disaster.
Thursday, 5 February 2009
Now this news article below is an interesting idea. Thanks to an increase in human technological capability, human activity is able to modify the natural environment on a larger scale than was possible in time past. Indeed it might be possible to list numerous similar events throughout history. This will be the first of a theme where the logic of technacy can be followed in human influence on natural events. As articles and cases are found they will be posted under a similar heading.
Posted by Reflective Intel actually at 8:35 pm