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“One’s vision is only as far as one’s horizon.” — Quote by Richard Hopper

• February 26, 2010 • Leave a Comment

“Man has gone from being vulnerable to his environment to where today he controls the future of the entire global environment and life on earth” – Quote by Richard Hopper

• February 26, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Change is a matter of “perspective.” What changed our perspective of our earth habitat was seeing it from space as a unique blue planet or “Spaceship Earth.”

• February 26, 2010 • Leave a Comment

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.

• February 26, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Another impact that humans are having on the environment, which can be seen from satellite remote sending technolgoies, is increasing global temperature warming (blue is cooler, and red is warmer)

• February 26, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Finally, still another example of global warming is increasing drought in the American southwest, and thus reduced lake levels such as Lake Powell as illustrated below.

• February 25, 2010 • Leave a Comment

It is all a matter of perspective. How we See or Define Our Enviroment is How We See or Define Ourselves

• February 25, 2010 • Leave a Comment