Since the Apollo Moon landings, remote satellite sensing techniques have made it easier for us to see what impacts humans are having on earth’s environment. The example illustrated below shows increased deforestation in the Amazon rain forest as a result of human tree-cutting and clearing the hand.

Extend of Amazon rain forest deforestation in the State of Rondonia in Brazil in the year 2000.

Extenf of Amazon rain forest deforestation in the State of Rondonia in Brazil in year 2009.

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~ by americanpresidents on February 26, 2010.

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