Scientific and technological progress leaves a serious imprint on our planet, and often researchers make unhappy predictions. But this time NASA has good news — the environmental situation has changed for the better over the past 20 years. Quite unexpectedly, the lion's merit in such countries as India and China.
The total population of these countries exceeds 3 billion people. Today, India and China are perceived as two countries that overexploit the earth's interior. But, in addition to economic benefits, the government of these powers does not forget about the environment. Over the past two decades, it is India and China that account for the largest percentage of the greening of the Earth.
The merit of India is a record number of planted trees. For a favorable change in the environmental situation, about 800 thousand people planted 50 million trees in just 24 hours.
Nasa compared photos of our planet taken in the mid-90s with the current. After studying the images, the researchers concluded that the ecological situation on Earth has become more favorable due to the significantly increased number of trees.