NASA recently shared images taken of various places on Earth, illustrating how the planet has changed over time. One thing that we noticed was how much things have changed due to the likes of climate change, natural disasters and urban growth. Some of the images were taken a century apart, while others show drastic changes over a much shorter period of time.
As NASA notes, the images emphasise just how much the Earth's surface can change. There are 309 sets of photos, including shots of growing urban sprawl in Cancun, Mexico, the shrinking ice caps of Iceland, and the damaged marshlands surrounding a post-Katrina New Orleans. If you'd like to see the full collection of these incredible photos, check out NASA's Global Climate Change website.
Shrinking Lyell Glacier, Yosemite National Park
Agricultural growth, Egypt, 1972 and 2003.
Drying Lake Urmia, Iran Sept 2000, August 2010, July 2014
Melting Qori Kalis Glacier, Peru July 1978, July 2011
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