A selection of spectacular satellite images, featured in Earth from Space, published by the Guardian and A&C Black, clearly shows man’s devastating impact on our planet, from the disappearing Aral Sea to deforestation in Brazil, urban growth in Dallas and light pollution across the globe.
The image above is an image of deforestation in Ghana:
Deforestation in southwestern Ghana and southeastern Cote d’Ivoire to make way for cocoa production. The darker geometric shapes show the few remaining standing forests.
Last week the ice at the North Pole melted at an “unprecedented rate.” And that has some scientists worrying that the Arctic could become ice-free during the summers as early as 2013, the Guardian reports. The storms over the Alaska’s … Continue reading
Prepare to be shocked this Christmas by the new documentary from Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth about Christmas. Video after the jump: From Crackle: Al Gore – An Inconvenient Truth About Christmas