Agricultural, urban, forest, desert, snowy, covered with water or flowers – are all sides of Earth, the planet billions of images, we capture every time you look. Magnificent in its huge diversity, diversity that we increased it and us through the many and varied changes that we made our cosmic home – with the necessary consequences, of course – Terra remains for us the knowledge of today, nameless planet in the universe. Despite repeated notices by the discovery of a celestial body “Earth-like”, nothing that we know so far enables us to be confident that somewhere there may be a planet like ours: with life – life rich, infinitely varied , which is in eternal motion and eternal change. His appearance today reflects Earth billions of years life forms, the most primitive unicellular creatures up to higher vertebrates, all beginnings have shaped Earth, making it as it is today. The dynamics of this vital process is reflected in every face of the planet.
Forest … Even from this height you can see how diverse it is: a mixture of species of trees, conifers and deciduous trees, living together in perfect harmony and enduring as a whole, because of these differences, which strengthens the whole and give it power.
By contrast, monotonous uniformity of crops can be maintained only with difficulty, and the image plane blurring everything in a cloud of pesticides makes it clear what price we must pay for such “perfection” artificial.
Geometry land: cultivated fields of this region of Turkey remember coloring of old Turkish carpets, with their mixture of colors, rich but refreshing eye. Mosaic of straight lines and oppose the “dotted” green or yellow of American culture in Kansas: circular aspect is given by using pivot irrigation facilities – irrigation systems that water spread around a fixed sprinkler irrigation among patch.
Water: water that feeds the rich vegetation of the banks and water … missing desert (Arizona), where only low vegetation, in particular species adapted to dryness air and earth, can live.
Blue and Green sea before reaching the true, the Danube is lost in a sea of reeds and rushes – Delta.
And .. a sea of pink: a huge colony of flamingos, covering the front of a lake.
The blue and green again, this time not overlapping, but mixed, creating a stunning turquoise shades: warm and shallow waters, full of mischievous and colorful life, the reefs of the Great Barrier Reef of Australia.
Human contributions: carpets colored, rigorously drawn with a ruler, Dutch flower crop, concrete and glass jungle cities vertical cut ribbons of asphalt roads, the profound change and sustainable landscape …
Intervention … but milder, making available human landscape, without violence: a long wooden bridge that crosses the Plitvice National Park (Croatia), including views of paradise with waterfalls, trees and lakes peruzelei color, leaving our species after passage through planet’s life …