The coastal plains of east, southeast Hokkaido with its land clearing operation, where terrain was once forested, now the land is being used for agricultural purposes.
Saturday, February 27, 2010
Monday, November 2, 2009
Betsiboka River Delta, Madagascar
Dramatic evidence of the catastrophic erosion of northwestern Madagascar. The removal of the native forest for cultivation and pastureland during the past 50 years has led to massive annual soil losses
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Friday, September 25, 2009
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Friday, September 11, 2009
Monday, August 31, 2009
Adams Lake, British Columbia, Canada
Adams Lake, the long, deep blue lake, is typical of the thousands of glacier-formed lakes in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Substantial variation in relief exists throughout the region— Logging has left clear-cut areas.