The Earth From Space: Humans’ Impact

August 11, 2007 at 8:31 pm (environment, frightening things) (, , , , )

There’s a noteworthy collection of photos up at the Guardian that allows witness to the harm we’ve done to our planet. Check it out.

Patterns of agriculture: Garden City, Kansas. US, 2000. Agriculture is the most widespread use of land by humans consuming huge amounts of water. Kansas is the wheat capital of the US with hundreds of irrigated fields. Crops appear in bright red. Light-coloured fields are fallow or have been harvested

Photograph: 183 USGS/EROS Data Center

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1 Comment

  1. Emily said,

    also the fact that we do take pictures from space is humans impact.

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