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The Last Trace Of Humans On Earth Will Be The Holes We Dug
When most of us think of what humans will leave behind when we go, we imagine skeleton buildings or toxic landfills. But according to some geologists, the longest-lasting impact we’ll have on Earth is actually beneath our feet — in the form millions of tunnels, deep boreholes and mines.
In a new paper inAnthropocene, the geologist Jan Zalasiewicz looks at the incredible changes we’ve made to the Earth’s crust. […] Zalasiewicz argues that our tunnels, boreholes and mines may very well be permanent, only ceasing to exist when Earth itself ceases to exist.