Can we keep it from happening again?
It weighs 30 trillion tons, and comprises more technofossil “species” than there are biological species. It’s called the technosphere—the “human” layer of the Earth, the delicate crust of civilization and technology subsuming the biosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. Here’s a look at the technosphere and what it’s made of.
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