Sprol : Badness via Satellite

May 12th, 2005 | Filed under: Internet, Mapping, Sustainability, Urbanism | 1 Comment »

Sprol takes you on a tour of the ‘worst places in the world via satellite imagery’ with a mission ‘to use the powers of space imaging to show people the visual macroscopic effects of our decisions and behavior’. Urban sprawl, logging, and chemical spills are all devastating, but sometimes beautiful.


One Comment on “Sprol : Badness via Satellite”

  1. 1 Our Mediated World said at 2:07 pm on May 12th, 2005:

    Sprol: ‘The Worst Places in the World’

    Sprol is exactly the kind of project I imagined when I wrote about using Google Maps for Accountability a month ago. Sprol is a planetary sightseeing blog. Visit some of the worst places in the world via satellite imagery. Our mission is to use the po…


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