Every single piece of synthetic plastic that has ever been manufactured since 1950 is still in existence today, as each one takes thousands of years to break down. A recent study has indicated that plastic litter can become fused with rocks and other materials to form a new material: plastiglomerate. This material could very well become a permanent part of the geological record, forever marking humanity’s impact on the world. The results of the report were published in the journal of the Geological Society of America, GSA Today.
Read more at http://www.iflscience.com/environment/rocks-formed-plastic-found-beach#T7
What humans do to the Earth !&%$@**
A while ago I put up a photo of a glass beach, all the glass that were dumped and eventually formed pebbles over the years.
Another interesting phenomenon – and this would be our legacy in the fossil record!