Then Vs Now – Drastic Changes To Plant Earth

#1 The World Is Changing
The world around us is changing. Whether you think it’s due to global warming or not, there is no denying the fact that humans have been destroying the planet for many years. These photos taken by NASA show how the world has been changing in appearance and landscape over a 100 year period. Be prepared to be amazed by the drastic and dramatic difference.

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#2 Lake Oroville, California
Over ten years of extreme drought have causes Oroville Lake in California to dry up into a sandy cavern.

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#3 Grand Glacier, Alaska
The ice is melting all over the globe and this picture of Grand Glacier in Alaska shows that from 1906 to 2003 the ice has completely melted.

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#4 Uruguay Forests
The photo on the left was taken in 1975 and the photo on the right was taken in 2009. It’s plain to see that somehow they managed to increase the forestry acreage from 45,000 to 900,000. However, the area has since been hit with drought and deforestation.

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#5 McCarty Glacier, Alaska
In 100 years the great McCarty Glacier went from a land of deep packed ice to a mountainous lake.

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#6 Pedersen Glacier, Alaska
From 1917, when the area was covered in ice and mounds of frozen snow, to 2005, things in Alaska are much different. Like previous pictures of Alaska, the ice there is almost completely gone. Grass is growing where the land was once barely navigatable.

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#7 Mabira Forest, Uganda
This Ugandan forest has also grown. From 2001 to 2006 things looked great, but a current NASA photos shows that this same forest is being overrun by dwelling and the forest is dwindling.

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#8 Powell Lake, Arizona
Acting as a border between Utah and Arizona, this one-time snake-shaped lake was a great source of water. Photos from 199 to 2014 show that the drought in the Western US has turned this once thriving lake into a sandlot.

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#9 Dasht River, Pakistan
This satellite image of the Dasht River shows how much it has changed just since 1999.

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#10 Muir Glacier, Alaska
Another glacier in Alaska that is now a flowing river. The ice is completely gone. It’s almost unrecognizable.

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#11 Man Made River In Lybia
When water is scarce, you have to resort to superhuman things. In Lybia they built this river, making it one of the greatest man-made structures ever. The project took from 1987 to 2010 and now provides the desert with drinking water.

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#12 The Alps, Switzerland
The Matterhorn Mountain, sitting between Italy and Switzerland, in 1960 and then in 2006. The change is very frightening. The snow capped mountain is disappearing.

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#13 Aral Sea, Asia
The water is drying up everywhere. The Aral Sea in Central Asia has almost completely vanished.

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#14 Quori Kalis Glasier, Peru
The glacier in Peru is disappearing as well. Look at the difference from just 1978 to 2011.

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#15 Rodonia Forest, Brazil
The picture on the left was taken in 1975, the right picture in 2000. This is a result of logging and deforestation by money hungry corporations. The animals that once lived in this Forest are all endangered.

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#13 Aral Sea, Asia
The water is drying up everywhere. The Aral Sea in Central Asia has almost completely vanished.

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#14 Quori Kalis Glasier, Peru
The glacier in Peru is disappearing as well. Look at the difference from just 1978 to 2011.

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#15 Rodonia Forest, Brazil
The picture on the left was taken in 1975, the right picture in 2000. This is a result of logging and deforestation by money hungry corporations. The animals that once lived in this Forest are all endangered.

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#16 Mar Chiquita Lake, Argentina
You can see the dramatic decrease in the size of this lake from just 1998 to 2011. Drought caused by unusual weather in the last 8 years has caused the Mar Chiquita to shrink. Soon experts predict the lake will be nothing but land.

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