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This is the total weight of everything humans have created since 1990

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. Image: Unsplash/ Justin Eisner

Bruno Venditti

Writer, Visual Capitalist

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Visualizing the accumulation of human-made mass on Earth
Concrete attribtues to 549GT of mass. Image: Visual Capitalist

Concrete is the second most used substance in the world, after water.
Concrete is the second most used substance in the world, after water. Image: Visual Capitalist
Human-made mass could become triple the total amount of global living biomass by 2040.
Human-made mass could become triple the total amount of global living biomass by 2040. Image: Visual Capitalist

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