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Welcome To Planet Earth: Population 0

by | 15th, March 2008

daily-wail6.jpg “REVEALED: what the world will look like when we’ve gone,” says the Mail.

“Welcome to Planet Earth: Population 0. This is what our world would look like without people.”

Look like to whom? Perhaps the images should be pixelated and curved to see what the world without humans would look like through the eyes of a rat, a cockroach or Keith Richards?

“The images were created to illustrate what would happen if human life ceased tomorrow, if, for whatever reason, mankind was obliterated. The question it raises is: how long would the remnants of our civilisation remain?”

The correct answer is, of course, 17 years, three months, five days and 3.123 seconds.

“The prophetic forecast for the longevity of our 21st-century civilisation is contained in research for a TV documentary, Life After People. And it’s not guesswork. The two-hour special uses scientific expertise and understanding of history in order to predict the

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