As we are destroying our own planet

Climate change is so large, the notion that the average person is simply not able to imagine it completely. For many, global warming is and remains something of a scientific category of horror stories, the others look at things from the perspective of "after us the deluge", and that is easier.

In fact, the trouble, much closer than you think. Look at these pictures made with the assistance of orbital photography. They are a terrible illustration of the rapid destruction of our planet.

As we are destroying our own planet

Melting glaciers

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The North-Western Alaska. Left: August 1940, right: August 2005

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McCarty Glacier, Alaska. Left: July 1909, on the right: Jul 2004

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Muir Glacier, Alaska. Left: 1941, right: 2004

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Muir Glacier, Alaska. Left: 1882, right: 2005

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The Measles Kalis Glacier, Peru. Left: 1978, right: 2011

Deforestation

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National Park mount Elgon, Uganda. From left: 1973, right: 2005

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Les Salta, Argentina. Left: 1972, right: 2009

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Rondônia, Brazil. Left: 1975, right: 2009

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Baban Rafi, Niger. Left: 1976, right: 2007

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Kenya. Left: 1976, right: 2007

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Nakuru national Park, Kenya. From left: 1973, right: 2000

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The Atlantic forest of Paraguay. From left: 1973, right: 2008

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Mabira, Uganda. Left: 2001, right: 2006

The silting up of rivers and lakes

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River of Arizona and Utah. Left: March 1999, right: may, 2014

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Great sand dunes, Colorado. Left: 1987, right: 2011

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Lake Oroville, California. Left: 2011 right: 2014

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Lake Urmia, Iran. Left: 2000, right: 2013

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The Aral sea, Central Asia. Left: 2000, right in 2014

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Reservoir Elephant Butte, New Mexico. Left: 1994, right: 2013

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Chiquita Lake, Argentina. Left: 1998, right: 2011

Keywords: Nature | Ecology | Climate | Destruction | Planet

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