According to the National Geographic, rainforests could vanish from the planet completely within the next century if current deforestation rates continue."   Here's a really cool infographic that illustrates the many, many reasons why we can't let that happen:

According to the National Geographic, rainforests could vanish from the planet completely within the next century if current deforestation rates continue." Here's a really cool infographic that illustrates the many, many reasons why we can't let that happen:

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Factors that make up and influence culture (from this blog: http://www.janinesmusicroom.com/revisiting-culture.html)

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All world country flags. - There are around 200 countries in the world, including large ones, small ones, old ones, new ones, disputed ones and some controlled by other countries or kingdoms (politics is complicated!).

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» See: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/rising-seas/if-ice-melted-map

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The difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England  [by Rosetta Stone Learning Center -- via #tipsographic]. More at tipsographic.com

The difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England [by Rosetta Stone Learning Center -- via #tipsographic]. More at tipsographic.com

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Certainly one of the greatest items on my bucket list - Full Earth From Space

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Ok, it's a futuristic map rather than an historic one but it's very cool. British Isles in 2100 by The9988

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