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Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

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If you compare some of the photographs which can be found on NASA's website, you can really see how human beings have changed the appearance of our world over the years. The time difference between these images ranges from five to 100 years. Incredible stuff.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Pedersen Glacier, Alaska. Summer, 1917 — summer, 2005.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Aral Sea, Central Asia. August, 2000 — August, 2014.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Lake Oroville, California. July, 2010 – August, 2016.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Carroll Glacier, Alaska. August, 1906 — September, 2003.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Powell Lake, Arizona and Utah. March, 1999 — May, 2014.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Bear Glacier, Alaska. July, 1909 — August, 2005.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Forests in Rondonia, Brazil. June, 1975 — August, 2009.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

McCarty Glacier, Alaska. July, 1909 — August, 2004.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

The Dasht River, Pakistan, August, 1999 — June, 2011. The Mirani Dam supplies clean drinking water and power to the surrounding area. The dam also helps support local agriculture.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Matterhorn Mountain in the Alps, on the border between Switzerland and Italy. August, 1960 — August, 2005.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Mabira Forest, Uganda. November, 2001 — January, 2006.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Toboggan Glacier, Alaska. June, 1909 — September, 2000.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Great Man-Made River, Libya, April, 1987 — April, 2010. This is the greatest engineering project in the world: a network of pipes, aqueducts and wells more than 500 metres deep. The water system provides the desert area with water.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Qori Kalis Glacier, Peru. July, 1978 — July, 2011.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Mar Chiquita Lake, Argentina. July, 1998. — September, 2011.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Muir Glacier, Alaska. August, 1941 — August, 2004.

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by Incredible NASA Images

Uruguay Forests, March, 1975 — February, 2009. Uruguay has managed to grow its forested area from 45,000 hectares to 900,000 hectares. However, this has had the effect of a loss of plant and animal diversity.

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