Scars on the landscape

Scars on the landscape

Dr. Matt Nolan is a geophysicist and pilot who uses aerial photography to make maps. Earlier this year, he was flying over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge when he noticed a pattern on the tundra. The pattern was the result of tracks left by heavy equipment doing...
Land Use in the US

Land Use in the US

To me, this map is terrifying. It shows the ways that land in the US is used. Notice the tiny amount of land allocated to parks, federal wilderness, wetlands and desert. In a sane and just world, those sections would be the largest. But as we know, the world is not...