What Would Happen If All Humans Suddenly Disappeared From Earth?

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What would happen to the planet if humans suddenly disappeared? In the short term, things would be quite different. The air and water would become cleaner, and forests would regrow. Wildlife might even thrive. But in the long term, it’s impossible to say for sure what the planet would look like without us. Our influence has shaped the Earth in a way that is impossible to replicate without us. Some animals would likely die out completely as well.

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Human disappearance would have a significant impact on air and water quality, leading to cleaner air and a healthier planet for all living things. Without our cars, factories, and power plants, the amount of pollution in the atmosphere would drop significantly. 

This would lead to forests regrowing at a rapid pace, trees reclaiming abandoned farmland, cities returning to their former state, wildlife returning to cleared areas, etc. The absence of humans would also benefit wildlife in many ways – without hunting, poaching, and habitat destruction they would rebound. 

For example, large predators such as wolves and bears would no longer be persecuted by humans, leading to population rebounds. Perhaps nature would re-balanced itself but certain species would become dominant. Eventually, the most powerful and strongest animals would take over many domains and possibly migrate to other unheard of climates that they wouldn’t be in before.

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Without human activity, Earth’s rivers and oceans would become cleaner. Without the sewage and industrial waste dumped into them, the water would become clearer and more hospitable to marine life. 

This would help to restore populations of fish and other aquatic creatures. Deserts would also begin to green up without human activity. This is because plants would be able to take advantage of the increased rainfall and sunlight. This would help to improve the air quality in these areas and provide a home for a variety of plants and animals.

In hindsight, the Earth would become a much more peaceful place without humans. Far too much bloodshed has happened over ideology or personal beliefs. In the end it doesn’t even matter but what it us you do for others and yourself to become a better person. Definitely, Earth would be quite different and if some other alien species ever came to visit again – then they would be shocked to see what it has become. 

Finally, the world would be a much quieter place. Humans make an incredible amount of noise not just with them talking and doing things but with the machinery used to create the world around us. Pollution would drop considerably as natural resources wouldn’t be harvested in such a way as it is now. 

Think of how electricity functions around us. Locations with power plants would stop working including nuclear power plants. Eventually, they would fail and begin to pollute the planet even further. Think about this, pipes would freeze then burst and whatever was in them would begin to drain out everywhere around where they were.

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Imagine all the cities and things breaking apart including buildings, bridges, roads etc. Certainly dust would accumulate inside buildings and insects as well. Mother nature would take over and reclaim just about everything mankind has previously built from the Earth. 

All of this would truly be a wild sight to see. It makes you wonder what direction we are headed in the future and what will happen to us all eventually. Remember to keep things in perspective and think about your actions today and how they might affect tomorrow. Can we make the world a better place?

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