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20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space in Honor of Earth Day

Happy Earth Day from me and National Geographic!

To celebrate Earth Day, National Geographic photo editors selected 20 of the most stunning pictures of Earth, as seen from space…

Captured in 2000 by a NASA satellite, the scene shows where the salty waters of the Mozambique Channel mingle with freshwater outflow from the island’s Betsiboka River. Bombetoka Bay is home to some of Madagascar’s largest mangrove forests, which provide shelter for diverse mollusks and crustaceans as well as habitat for sea turtles, water birds, and dugongs.

check out all 20 via Earth Day Pictures: 20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space.

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Beth Kelley is a writer and researcher with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.