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Posted on February 3, 2009 | tags


Tech: We have a sinking feeling about the new Google Earth

  • Biodiversity loss in our oceans in the next 20 to 30 years will be roughly equivalent to losing an entire Amazon rain forest, but this goes unnoticed because we can’t see it. This is why the launch of Google Earth 5.0 is so important—it gives us an opportunity to change everyone’s perspective.
  • Google CEO Eric Schmidt • on Google Earth 5.0’s newfound ability to see to the ocean depths, which they call Google Ocean. It sounds like the coolest thing ever for nerds and science teachers. • source