A clear understanding of the pathological takeover of planet Earth by the one chosen species comes from visualizing the accumulation of human-made mass — which the folks at Visual Capitalist have kindly done for us, basing their graphics on a study published in Nature.

According to Visual Capitalist: “In 2020, the amount of human-made mass, or anthropogenic mass, exceeded for the first time the dry weight (except for water and fluids) of all life on Earth, including humans, animals, plants, fungi, and even microorganisms.”

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