THE PROSPECTS FOR HUMANITY A MILLION YEARS ON

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THE PROSPECTS FOR HUMANITY A MILLION YEARS ON
We live in a world which may well be running out.  Many of the world’s resources which might have been considered inexhaustible a few years ago now appear on the verge of depletion, and whether the world can endure the continually increasing human population.  These circumstances have manifested themselves through problems that no dominant the headlines:  global warming, soaring energy prices, shortages of an increasing number of raw materials.  Under these circumstances, it may seem optimistic to the point of irresponsibility to present a book that speculates on what life will be like in one million years.  Will there be any life a million years from now?  Of course, new technologies continue...
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.....  Atlas & Co., 2008, 1-24.  
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Sargent, Pamela, & Anne Corwin.  “Do You Want to Live Forever?”  Year Million:  Science at the Edge of the Universe.  Broderick, Damien, ed.  New York, New York:  Atlas & Co., 2008, 193-211.
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