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A new time-lapse tool shows how much humans have changed the earth’s landscape since 1984

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April 23, 2021

Grace Ebert

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Venture back to the sights of 1984 with you Google EarthNew time-lapse tool. Released in time for Earth Day, the addition reveals our collective footprints on the planet over the past three decades, providing visual evidence of urban sprawl and the devastating effects of deforestation, mining, and agricultural growth in 2D and 3D. For those interested in some of the hardest hit areas, Google released a publication a curated selection of videos which are categorized by subject and location, by Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Jirau Dam, Brazil to the Tucker and Whitehall Glaciers in Antarctica. (above Uncrate)

#Climate change
#landscapes
#Time lapse
#Video

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