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This documentary, in the form of a satellite map, investigates some of the worst environmental disasters that threaten life on this planet. It covers cover ch subjects as oil, cadmium cyanide, radiation, and slurry spills, garbage in our oceans, drinking water contamination, open pit and mountain top removal mining operations, deforestation, Superfund sites, nuclear disasters, and tire mound fires. Thus, you can zoom in on the actual sites where these events happened and read the linked articles from other sources that explain what life-threatening or environmentally-threatening event occurred at each site.

The locations were determined from Wikipedia's List of Environmental Disasters.

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Ocean Garbage Patch Oil Spill Nuclear Meltdown Deforestation interactive map map 3D map educational self-learning individual learning Popular

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George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

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