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Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta, Canada
Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta, Canada

One of the world’s largest reserves of oil sits under the boreal fores...

Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar
Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar

The Ayeyarwady Delta—also called the Irrawaddy Delta—is a vast alluvia...

Batagaika Crater, Russia
Batagaika Crater, Russia

Sometimes described as resembling a stingray or a tadpole, the Batagai...

Black Hills, SD, USA
Black Hills, SD, USA

We can’t see bugs from space, but we can see the effects of insect inf...

Gypsy Moth Infestation, MA, CT, RI, USA
Gypsy Moth Infestation, MA, CT, RI, USA

While certainly too small to see from space, the gypsy moth caterpilla...

Logging in Oregon, USA
Logging in Oregon, USA

Every year, it takes one tree, 16 inches in trunk diameter and 100 fee...

Madagascar
Madagascar

Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island, is located off the sout...

Monarch Butterflies, Mexico
Monarch Butterflies, Mexico

The patches of red in these false-color Landsat images are the forests...

Mount St. Helens
Mount St. Helens

These images show the area around Mount St. Helens, in southwestern Wa...

Muskingum Mines, Ohio, USA
Muskingum Mines, Ohio, USA

These images show shifting strip mines in eastern Ohio, from 1973 to 2...

Okomu Forest Reserve, Nigeria
Okomu Forest Reserve, Nigeria

Closed-canopy tropical moist forest once covered large parts of this l...

Papua, Indonesia
Papua, Indonesia

The growth of the palm oil industry has transformed part of the tropic...

Rondônia, Brazil
Rondônia, Brazil

The conversion of tropical rain forests to pasture and cropland is hav...

Saloum River, Senegal
Saloum River, Senegal

The estuaries of the Saloum River, near the coast in Senegal, are surr...

Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Santa Cruz, Bolivia

In the 1960s, San Julian, Bolivia, was nearly inaccessible, located de...

Wyperfeld National Park, Australia
Wyperfeld National Park, Australia

These images show Wyperfeld National Park, Victoria, in southeastern A...

Yellowstone National Park, USA
Yellowstone National Park, USA

The summer of 1988 was unusually dry in the western United States. Dry...