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“A unique perspective of locations around the globe…on how the world is changing over time due to both human and environmental factors.” Mashable

“Through thought-provoking portraits from across the globe, the app captures the world’s beauty, vastness and vulnerability.” GalleyCat

“A fascinating – and sometimes shocking – look at the way our planet is changing.” The Ecologist

FRAGILE EARTH v1.2 CONTAINS 12 NEW SETS OF BEFORE-AND-AFTER IMAGES, including flooding on the Arabian Peninsular, the expansion of Tehran’s city limits, and ice melting on Hudson Bay.

Fragile Earth is a stunning photography app giving a birdseye view of climate change, urbanization and nature’s raw power. It shows what happens to our planet when rivers flood or dry up, mountains erupt, glaciers melt and cities sprawl outward.

See years pass under your fingertips by swiping across before-and-after images. Explore how Dubai has grown from a small city to a thriving metropolis over the last 10 years, or how the notorious Warming Island got its name since 1985.
The top photography app contains some of the world’s best environmental images, giving you detailed ecological snapshots from around the globe. Beautiful, shocking and thought-provoking, Fragile Earth provides thought provoking portraits of our world – its beauty, vastness and vulnerability.


The images can viewed by country/region, category and date. Each can also be shared via facebook, twitter or email.

NEW to Fragile Earth v1.2:
Flooding, Arabian Peninsula, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
Collapsing sea stack, The Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia
Storm, Sydney Harbour Bridge, New South Wales, Australia
City expansion, Tehran, Iran
Rhone Glacier retreat, Switzerland
Wildfire Smog, St Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia
Shrinking lake, Lake Urmia, Iran
Shrinking sea and salt projects, The Dead Sea
Sea Ice in Bristol Bay, Alaska, United States of America
Tohoku Tsunami one year on, Ishinomaki, Japan
Melting ice, Hudson Bay, Canada
Landscape change, Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras and Nicaragua

Developed by Aimer Media, the team behind The Tate Guide to Modern Art Terms and The Worlds Heritage apps.