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Time-lapse video of human impact


This feature is one of the more impressive combinations of cool and scary I've seen in quite some time. These time-lapse satellite photos from the Atlantic Monthly let you create an animated look at the impacts of human activity from 1984 to 2012 on any corner of the globe - and that includes Spokane County. 

It's interesting timing. As reported in the AP last Thursday, the United Nations forecast that the world’s population will increase from 7.2 billion to 8.1 billion in 2025, with most growth in developing countries and more than half in Africa. By 2050, it will reach 9.6 billion.

Check it out HERE.



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