Monday, June 01, 2009

'Staggering' environmental damage shown in time-lapse video

NASA's earth observatory is sending back striking, time-lapse video evidence of how "we've ravaged Earth's surface with staggering feats of deforestation, irrigation and urbanization." (Wired) Here's what it looks like when people wipe out Brazilian rain forest…



This is what it looks like when people drain the Aral Sea…

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.