DailyDirt: What Will Humanity's Legacy Be?

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Humans have obviously had a significant impact on the Earth. We've killed off various species and built stuff that may long outlast our grandchildren (e.g., the pyramids, the Long Now clock, nuclear waste facilities, etc.). At some point, we might want to think about what we'll leave behind after we're gone ourselves. Here are just a few links on planning for the future for our world. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: anthropocene, environment, footprint, global climate change, impact, long now, plastic, plastiglomerates, rocks, sustainability


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    mdpopescu (profile), 11 Jun 2014 @ 11:19pm

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    Wow, that first article is the biggest pile of crap I've tried to read in a long time. Besides an overuse of the word "footprint", does anything in there actually have a meaning?

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