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Beautiful Video Illuminates World Transport and Fibre Optic Data Infrastructure

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 (11:14 am) - Score 1,482
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Human activity on Earth, our home planet (Milky Way Galaxy), has had many impacts upon our environment both good and bad. But here’s a breathtakingly beautiful look at what happens when you illuminate everything from roads, pipelines, flight paths and railways to undersea fibre optic internet/data cables.

The 3 minute long ‘Welcome to the Anthropocene‘ video itself, which was commissioned for the Planet Under Pressure conference and covers the first 250 years of human development/history, apparently took 13 years for anthropologist Felix Pharand (Globaïa) to create. Press the video’s HD icon for the best quality (if your broadband ISP connection can handle it).

Narrated Version
http://vimeo.com/anthropocene/shortfilm

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