30 Jun '11, 3am

Get your wallpaper fix. Our latest Earth image of the week: Patagonia blooms. If you like it, download it!

In the words of Carl Sagan, "The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena." But to us, it's everything. The place where we live, love, work and play. The place where we are born and where we die. From space, Earth is big, blue and beautiful; fragile and inspiring. It's the only planet we've ever been to. In honor of Earth Day, take a moment to enjoy some spectacular images of our home, available for download, in our gallery below. And take a moment to appreciate the only home we've ever known.

Full article: http://climate.nasa.gov/earthWallpaper/

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ecorazzi.com 27 Jun '11, 3pm

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sustainablebusiness.com 27 Jun '11, 5pm

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