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Earth Day, from 40,000 km up

Today is Earth Day, and you’ll probably see a lot of blog posts telling you how to save our planet, how we’re doomed, how to lower your carbon footprint, how this, how that. So instead of adding to all that, I’ll simply link you to the Planet Earth site, where James Drake — who created the phenomenal "What’s it feel like to fly over planet Earth" video — has put up amazingly high-res and lovely pictures of our home world, taken by the Russian weather satellite Electro-L.
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