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Mapping Global Forest Losses and Gains
November 20, 2013 | NASA

“The ravages of deforestation, wildfires, windstorms and insects on global forests during this century are revealed in unprecedented detail in a new study based on data from the NASA-U.S. Geological Survey Landsat 7 satellite.” Quoted from the NASA press release.


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Wildfires and Dust Storm in Argentina
September 18, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
NASA Earth Observatory has satellite images of forest fire smoke and dust from a dry saline lake bed being carried by the wind.

Potential Satellite Collision
May 5, 2013 | NASA
"NASA scientists don't often learn that their spacecraft is at risk of crashing into another satellite. But when Julie McEnery, the project scientist for NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, checked her email on March 29, 2012, she found herself facing this precise situation." Quoted from the NASA video release.

United Nations Blames Humans for Climate Change
September 29, 2013 | United Nations
"United Nations officials called for a global response to combat climate change, following new findings by a scientific panel stating it is “extremely likely” that humans have been the dominant cause of unprecedented global warming since 1950." Quoted from the United Nations press release.


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