We really challenge our eco-system – and that’s visible from space…
USA, Las Vegas
Left 1973, Right 2000; ©sueddeutsche.de
From 1950 to 2005 the number of inhibitants of Las Vegas has increased from 25.000 to over 1 million. Also the ground water level has decreased more than 1.5m because of the need for water to keep gulf courses etc (in a desert) green…
Left 1974, Right 2004; ©sueddeutsche.de
Green houses and plantations have taken the place of what was mostly nature. A lot of water is needed to grow food for the European Union..