A moderna expansão humana e a (re)descoberta do invisível: uma leitura geográfica da pandemia

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  • Rui Mendes

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https://doi.org/10.21814/anthropocenica.3090

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A pandemia do COVID19 em que o mundo mergulhou acentua a necessidade reflexão sobre o papel do ser humano na disrupção a que assistimos na vida do nosso planeta. Tendo como pano de fundo o debate sobre uma nova Era geológica marcada pela ação do Homem – o Antropoceno – e o seu papel transformador sobre o planeta, incorporamos uma perspetiva geográfica na análise dos elementos potenciadores da eclosão de epidemias/pandemias. Fatores como o crescimento demográfico e a urbanização, as alterações climáticas e o seu impacto transversal no planeta e na sociedade, a desflorestação e a perda de biodiversidade, as redes de transporte e a mobilidade são elementos considerados como (co)responsáveis pela pandemia e multiplicadores de situações de crises futuras.

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2020-11-11

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Mendes, R. (2020). A moderna expansão humana e a (re)descoberta do invisível: uma leitura geográfica da pandemia. Anthropocenica. Revista De Estudos Do Antropoceno E Ecocrítica, 1. https://doi.org/10.21814/anthropocenica.3090

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