30 Years, One Earth: The Planet As Digital Flip Book
30 Years, One Earth: The Planet As Digital Flip Book
By Abby Zimet / commondreams.org
Aug 12, 2013

Astonishing timelapse pictures of a growing, changing, withering, clearly finite planet have been unveiled from Landsat, a satellite project launched in 1972 by NASA, Google, the U.S. Geological Survey and others. Over three decades of minute-by-minute global change, watch glaciers melt, Dubai expand, jungles shrink, the Alberta Tar Sands ooze further and further - and pass it on.

You can go anywhere with the interactive map below. Try going to where you live.

 

 

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30 Years, One Earth: The Planet As Digital Flip Book