What Would Happen to Earth if Humans Disappeared
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We have all seen the movies. The human world has ended and Earth has become a hostile dangerous place overrun by free animals. But is this how Earth would really look if all humans vanished?
In this video, we bring you what would happen to Earth from one hour after humans disappeared to 100,000,000 years of their departure. It would start with cities becoming dark and, without functioning water pumps, subways and tunnels around the globe would flood.
Then, without indoor heating or air conditioning, mold would grow rapidly on moist surfaces, and pipes would freeze and burst. It's a disastrous situation all around. But not all the upcoming changes are bad. Nature takes over and new trees and plants remove carbon emissions from the atmosphere.
What happens to Space? Well, the International Space Station finally loses enough altitude and falls to Earth. Meanwhile, methane that has been seeping into buildings from underwater subway passages ignites and causes large explosions in cities across the planet.
The Eiffel Tower, the Empire State Building, and the Chrysler Building, all collapse. Slowly all traces of human intervention disappear until the only evidence left proving humans once roamed the Earth are our fossilized bones. If you want to know more details about how this whole process occurs, watch our video.
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