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Human-made materials now outweigh Earth’s entire biomass – study – The Guardian

Production of concrete, metal, plastic, bricks and asphalt greater than mass of living matter on planet, paper says

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EnvironmentProduction of concrete, metal, plastic, bricks and asphalt greater than mass of living matter on planet, paper says
The giant human footprint stamped across the world in 2020 is greater than the impact on the planet of all other living things, research suggests.
The amount of plastic alone is greater in mass than all land animals and marine creatures combined, the study estimates.
While human beings might believe in the immensity of the globe and the seeming infinity of the natural world,…

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