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Shouldn't all these satellite imagery be freely available to the tax payers? Wasn't it our tax $$ that developed the rockets to launch the satellites and also develop the satellites as well as maintain them?
a reply to: DigginFoTroof
it showed what looked like a biblical flood in the Amazon, and the devestation left behind afterwards. Much of the area surrounding the river was red, maybe from mud
The scientists and forest experts I spoke with put it this way: If the Amazon loses enough trees, it will reach a tipping point, transforming from lush ecosystem into a semiarid savanna. The implications would be global. And rich nations aren’t generous enough to fund the preservation of tropical forests without getting something in return.