Overview Timelapse: A New Book Documents Vast Changes to the Earth’s Surface by Human Hands

Overview Timelapse: A New Book Documents Vast Changes to the Earth’s Surface by Human Hands

Construction of the Beijing Daxing International Airport 2012-Present.

In a follow-up to the 2016 book Overview featuring stunning imagery of the Earth from above, Overview Timelapse: How We Change the Earth takes a critical look at the numerous ways humans have completely altered the surface of our planet in a very short time through urban development, climate change, and deforestation. Overview founder Benjamin Grant and writer Timothy Dougherty have teamed up to examine some 250 new satellite images that capture the remarkable changes currently taking place all around us from a dramatic macro perspective.

The Daily Overview is an immensely popular Instagram account started by Grant in 2013 that shares a fascinating overview photograph each day. Overview Timelapse is currently available for pre-order on Bookshop.

 

Wuhan hospital construction

Tire graveyard

Brumadinho dam collapse

Las Vegas city expansion

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