Fact is more ominous than fiction It has long been believed
that the largest entity brought upon the Earth by humankind
is the Pyramid of the Sun, constructed in Mexico around the
start of the Christian era. The mammoth structure commands
nearly thirty million cubic feet of space. In contrast,
however, is the Durham Road Landfill, outside San Francisco,
which occupies over seventy million cubic feet of the
biosphere. It is a sad monument, indeed,
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A clear-cut answer is
probablynon-existent. Several effective programs, enacted in
unison, will probably lead us to success.
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