“Watch the world change over the course of nearly three decades of satellite photography…These Timelapse pictures tell the pretty and not-so-pretty story of a finite planet and how its residents are treating it razing even as we build, destroying even as we preserve. It takes a certain amount of courage to look at the videos, but once you start, its impossible to look away.”
Goggle Official Blog: “A picture of Earth through time – Today, we’re making it possible for you to go back in time and get a stunning historical perspective on the changes to the Earths surface over time. Working with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA and TIME, we’re releasing more than a quarter-century of images of Earth taken from space, compiled for the first time into an interactive time-lapse experience. We believe this is the most comprehensive picture of our changing planet ever made available to the public. Built from millions of satellite images and trillions of pixels, you can explore this global, zoomable time-lapse map as part of TIME’s new Timelapse project. View stunning phenomena such as the sprouting of Dubais artificial Palm Islands, the retreat of Alaskas Columbia Glacier, the deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon and urban growth in Las Vegas from 1984 to 2012…”
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