Sound the trumpets, it’s time for the very first “All Things In Their Place” book recommendation:
“The World Without Us” by Alan Weisman.
What if we all just up and vanished one day? Doesn’t matter how, you can pick your poison – nuclear holocaust, Captain Trips, Rapture (nyuk, nyuk) – it’s ballgame for homo sapiens. How would the Earth begin to shake off the “Humanity Hangover”? Here’s a taste: Lead deposited in the soil from 20th century auto emissions finally dissipates at the 35,000 year mark. Buy the book here.