The planet is undergoing drastic change with regards to the climate. The ice caps are melting, hurricanes and storms are becoming more intense, various locations are experiencing greater flooding, wildfires are a more frequent occurrence, extreme droughts are eliminating whole water sources—the list goes on and on.
Now, many organizations and institutions are keeping an eye on what’s going on in the world climate-wise, and NASA is one of the biggest players out there. Over the years, NASA has been watching over thousands of locations around the globe using its space tech, looking for signs of global climate change.
For this purpose, it launched the Images Of Change website where it documents the before-and-afters of various places on Earth, highlighting melting glaciers, results of wildfires, deforestation, extreme droughts, and a number of other phenomena.
Bored Panda has collected some of the most prominent changes recorded over the years and decades, which you can see, read about, comment, and vote on below.
Arctic Sea-Ice Coverage Hits Record Low
Shrinking Aral Sea, Central Asia
Muir Glacier Melt, Alaska
Drought In Lake Powell, Arizona And Utah
Rare Snow Falls At The Edge Of The Sahara Desert
Drying Lake Poopó, Bolivia
Ice Avalanche In Tibet’s Aru Range
Iceland’s Ok Glacier Melts Away
Bering Sea Ice At Record Low
Shrinking Glaciers In New Zealand
Beach Erosion Near Freeport, Texas
As Glaciers Recede Worldwide, One Defies Trend
Columbia Glacier Melt, Alaska
James River Floods In South Dakota
Hawaiian Island Disappears
Tanami Desert Fires, Australia
Record Pools Of Meltwater On George Vi Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Derecho Flattens Iowa Crops
Heavy Rains Flood Peru
Kaskawulsh Glacier Meltwater Alters Downstream Ecosystems
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