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These 10 Terrifying Photos of Earth’s Climate Change Will Scare the Hell Out of You!

The ‘Mind The Earth’ project is the creation of architect and urban planner Kasper Brejnholt Bak and writer Morten Søndergaard. Using Google Earth View, the duo are aiming to highlight how climate change is affecting our planet, showing us the world from a perspective we don’t usually see in our day to day lives.

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Over the last few decades urbanization and globalization have altered our natural landscapes significantly, and Google Earth view maps are a great way to track these changes. Using screenshots from the past and present, Brejnholt and Søndergaard are able to present to us elements we can’t see from ground level.

Google Earth View of Dubai in 2003 and 2014
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Brejnholt and Søndergaard hope that by showing us that humans have more impact on the environment than we think, it will encourage us to change our habits, reversing the negative effects of climate change. Both beautiful andd terrifying, these images will not only astound you, but also make you question the way we live.

Take a look at some of the monumental shifts below, it will completely revolutionise how you view the world around you from now on.

The Aral Sea, Uzbekistan 1999 (left) and the Aral sea, Uzbekistan 2013 (right).

Google Earth view of The Aral Sea, Uzbekistan 1999 (left) and 2013 (right).
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The Aral Sea, Uzbekistan 1999 and 2013 (gif).
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The Amazon Rainforest, 1975 (left) and the Amazon Rainforest, 2008 (right).

Google Earth view of The Amazon Rainforest, 1975 (left) and 2008 (right).
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Google Earth view of The Amazon Rainforest, 1975 and 2008 (gif).
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Dubai, 2003 (left) and Dubai, 2014 (right).

Google Earth View of Dubai in 2003 and 2014
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Google Earth View of Dubai in 2003 and 2014 (gif)
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Fishing Slum, Manila.

Google Earth View of a Fishing Slum, Manila.
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Deforestation of the Bolivian Rainforest.

Google Earth View of deforestation of the Bolivian Rainforest.
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Ice floe in Antartica.

Google Earth View of Ice floe in Antartica.
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Intersecting freeways in Los Angeles.

Google Earth View of Intersecting freeways in Los Angeles.
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Neza-Chalco-Itza Barrio in Mexico City, the world’s largest slum.

Google Earth View of Neza-Chalco-Itza Barrio in Mexico City, the world’s largest slum.
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Sophie Lloydhttps://culturepoppress.wordpress.com/
I’m a freelance journalist and general arty person. I love anything creative and I have a degree in Fine Art as well as a Master’s in Arts Journalism. I’m passionate about fashion, feminism and bacon, and have a morbid streak that can only be satisfied with pizza and horror films. Follow me on Twitter for more of my random ramblings.

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