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Beautiful December

Now, when the garden awaits the return of spring
Now, when the silence is deep and blue
Now, when the winter has cast her spell again
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Here, where the snow is as soft as a woolly lamb
Here, where the nightfall is deep and blue,
Here, where the stars are so bright, you reach for them
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Child, may you sleep in gentle peace tonight
Dream of songs that rise on silken wings!
When you wake, enchanted by the snowspun light
Sing the songs that came to you in dreams,
Your beautiful December dreams
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Global Forest Watch : Monitoring Forests in Near Real Time With Google

science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
Well done Google. Finally, you care about the environment.



  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    @Science24, I'm handicapped by my tablet, so I can't see the picture. I thought google maps can show fairly clearly where there's forest and where there are buildings. I suppose the key is to be able to compare over time, the changes in landuse. In some areas, forests are making a bit of a come back in Nepal. Someone from WWF showed me how in the Terai of Nepal (the plains on the border with India), there's been an increase in land under forest in the past few years. I don't know if this is because young people in Nepal now don't want to be farmers, but increasinly land is going back to nature as the young men leave the villages to find work in the cities or out of the country.
  • SLBSLB Posts: 1,289 ✭✭✭✭
    That's a good idea.
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,673 mod
    edited April 2016

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