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2006/09/13

: Environmental damage highlighted by Google Earth

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Atlas of Our Changing Environment | ©NASA, Google
Rampant forest destruction, retreating glaciers and explosive urban growth have been highlighted by a partnership between the United Nations and internet search giant Google.
Under the scheme, announced by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Wednesday, before-and-after satellite images of 100 global environmental hotspots have been integrated into Google's popular mapping program, Google Earth. more ... via | NewScientist |
Flying Around the Globe on a Time Machine | UNEP.pr |
Atlas of Our Changing Environment | UNEP | :: UH