No, I'm not really planning this.
August 9, 2006 11:16 AM Subscribe
Say I'm a mad scientist... like Dr Ain
(.pdf). I've decided that the only way to save the planet from complete environmental collapse is to engineer a pandemic 100% lethal to human beings.
How long after the extinction of the human race will the ecosphere be returned to a level of complete (i.e. pre-Holoscene) health and diversity? What about residual chemicals, heavy metals, over-nitrogened waterways?
posted by jokeefe to science & nature (12 answers total)
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