Tag Archives: South America

Satellite View of Amazon Drought


NASA satellite sensors, such as MODIS, showed an average pattern of greenness of vegetation on South America: Amazon forests which have very high leaf area are shown in red and purple colors, the adjacent cerrado (savannas) which have lower leaf … Continue reading

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Destructive Economics in Northern Peru


The inexorable crush of civilization seeking to extract sustenance (and profit) from the land continues to sap the life juices from the earth while leaving the inorganic sewage to fertilize the rich jungle soil. One of the lese faire economic … Continue reading

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