That’s progress

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NASA’s earth observatory site is well worth a visit for anyone interested in witnessing changes to the planet’s surface. Click here to watch satellite images of Dubai’s “progress” over the last decade.

Dubai in 2000…
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… and in 2009

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An even more disturbing slide on the deforestation of the Amazon is here.

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