Thursday, 29 December 2011

Slash and Burn

Here is Lake magenta nature reserve, Western Australia. This area is one of the oldest extant landscapes in the world. The paler stuff to the left is land cleared for farming only a few decades ago.

A large percentage of the farmland is now useless due to environmental destruction.

Size comparison with Europe:

If you find that interesting, watch this documentary:

A million Acres A Year

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