Breathtaking Satellite Photos Showcase the Fragile Earth as Art

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namib desert satellite photo
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As glaciers retreat, deserts expand. Overpopulation, poor land and water use, and climate change are all drivers of desertification.

SLIDESHOW: Breathtaking Desert Photos Don't Show How Thirsty it is

Namib Desert, Namibia. Photo credit: Image courtesy of USGS National Center for EROS and NASA Landsat Project Science Office