24 Apr '12, 2pm

Fragile Earth App Shows Dramatic Before & After Photos of Human Influence on the Planet

Fragile Earth App Shows Dramatic Before & After Photos of Human Influence on the Planet

If a photo is worth a thousand words, then before and after photos are beyond words. Our impact on planet earth is no secret. We've changed it in ways that make it unrecognizable in many ways. A new app for iPhones and iPads called Fragile Earth shows the dramatic before and after images of those very changes. Divided into six sections -- including Natural Phenomena, Warming World, Water’s Power, Deserts and Drought, Man’s Impact and Wild Weather -- users can navigate the images and see how rivers have dried up, forests have turned into urban jungles, and habitat has been cleared for farming. Users can also overlay the images, making the contrasts stand out even more. The app description states , "The app contains some of the best environmental images showing before and after scenes of our natural world. This is one of the top photography apps for showing the changing worl...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/fragile-earth-...

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