logging burnt trees
An active logging website near Groveland, California.
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There are around 7.7 billion individuals in the world today. By the year 2100, there might be around 11.2 billion

Currently, the effect we have actually had on Earth is ending up being clearer and clearer.

On April 22, the world will commemorate the 49 th yearly Earth Day, a worldwide occasion that more than a billion individuals take part in throughout 192 nations. Earth Day organizers make every effort to boost around the world awareness about how human beings are altering the world.

No place is that improvement more obvious then in before-and-after contrasts of images taken in the exact same area. Such images reveal passing away reef, melting glaciers, and pulling back forests in methods both striking and damning.

We have actually juxtaposed a few of these images listed below. In many cases, the 2 images were taken as much as 50 years apart; in other cases, just a years or two passed in between.