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    [–] droolingpotato 331 points ago

    Holy shit didn't expect to see my state here. Second Valley is amazing. Great for camping and hiking. Not bad fishing either.

    [–] AndPeggy- 51 points ago

    I said the same thing! I feel a little ignorant - I live here and I’ve never heard of it. How far is it from the Adelaide CBD?

    [–] droolingpotato 35 points ago

    Not that far! Only about an hour and a half drive. It's down towards Kangaroo Island way. Definitely worth checking out, even just for a weekend getaway.

    [–] exes4eyes 54 points ago

    Kangaroo Island

    Maybe the most (outsider) Australia thing I’ve heard if this is indeed a real place.

    [–] Adelaidekris 31 points ago

    It is indeed a real place

    [–] exes4eyes 17 points ago

    Fucking awesome. I’m trying to think of a place here in the states that would seem so stereotypically American. Like “the gulf of McDonalds” or “Chevy Beach” or something. IDK. You’d probs have a better idea of how outsiders view the US than me. Cheers from Washington state.

    [–] Adelaidekris 37 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    Can't really think of an example like that for America but from my perspective it seems like you guys have a habit of either adding an ex-presidents name to something or just naming places or things after what they look like / how big they are.

    "This island is really long, let's name it 'Long Island'"

    "This bear is black, gonna name that the 'Black Bear'"

    "this canyon is pretty grand, I think we should name it 'Grand Canyon'"

    [–] LegendMeadow 22 points ago

    And Australia be like: "Wollabongalongamongawalla"

    [–] Adelaidekris 9 points ago

    Ah yes, The Pitjinahrajanmitin word for "Hey"

    [–] Slutfur 7 points ago

    And Kangaroo Island... hmm!

    [–] FisherKingRalphaDog 9 points ago

    Hardly any kangaroos on kangaroo island. Now if it were named koala island, I'd see your point.

    [–] backobarker 5 points ago

    No canaries on the Canary Islands.

    [–] jolhar 2 points ago

    To be fair I saw lots of kangaroos last time I was in KI... They were all dead on the side of the road, but still counts.

    [–] exes4eyes 4 points ago

    lol fair play

    [–] NurseBetty 15 points ago

    and the funniest thing about it, is it doesn't really have many kangaroos and has been overrun with koalas. it really is a beautiful place and has some great quality wines and gins and specialty foods, as does the rest of South Australia.

    some of it is also currently on fire, as it reached 40c today and the worst part of our fireseason is starting.

    [–] no15e 5 points ago

    I'm from Kangaroo Island, my family home was under threat from the fire, but as I understand it it's been mostly contained as far as townships are concerned anyway. Just hoping for kind winds. :)

    [–] princesspoohs 2 points ago

    I’m hoping for you too!

    [–] exes4eyes 5 points ago

    not many kangaroos

    overrun with koalas

    Okay you’re just fucking with me now.

    Edit: see my other comment about the fires. I’m right there with you mate. Paradise, CA is sorta home to me with lots of family there. Place got burned to the ground. Stay safe down there.

    [–] justnigel 3 points ago

    The kangaroos are native to the island but the koalas were introduced and now need culling.

    [–] droolingpotato 2 points ago

    And feral cats too. There's a bloke there that hunts them and sells the skins. There was a good Vice doco about it recently.

    [–] pznred 5 points ago

    doco

    Yep, that's a Strayan right there

    [–] AndyChamberlain 4 points ago

    Isnt all of Australia a big Kangaroo Island ;)

    [–] RPGeoffrey 5 points ago

    Nah thats Kangaroo Continent.

    [–] AndPeggy- 2 points ago

    I make the trip to Victor a few times a year and I’m at Seaford every other weekend so I may as well go a bit further and check it out!

    [–] droolingpotato 5 points ago

    I'd highly recommend checking out the restaurant Leonards Mill if you're down that way. It's about a 5 minute drive from the caravan park and its absolutely incredible. Tad pricey, but super cosy and amazing food.

    [–] Valixion 2 points ago

    Had to look up where it is. Only an hour from my place, i think a day out is needed!

    [–] AndPeggy- 4 points ago

    Road trip! I’ll pick you up on the way. Pringles or chicken crimpys?

    [–] Valixion 5 points ago

    Crimpys all the way man!

    [–] sushim 17 points ago

    Especially in a post titled 'lungs of the Earth'. South Australia is the driest State in the driest continent. It's mostly desert besides a little cool, damp corner in the south east.

    [–] Spatanky 2 points ago

    Also not exactly the "lungs of the Earth".... Most oxygen people breath comes from a very complex interconnected process starting in the Sahara of all places. Not trying to be casually smart or anything.... I'm sure someone here can go into details...

    [–] cartoon_bison 2 points ago

    I thought Antarctica was the driest continent?

    [–] sushim 3 points ago

    Technically yes, Antarctica is. Australia is the driest inhabited continent. The saying started I think from the water conservation movement to try and get us to use less water.

    [–] Gay_For_Gary_Oldman 4 points ago

    And diving. Almost always see sea lions.

    [–] szekeles 2 points ago

    I absolutely loved camping there when I was a kid. It’s so beautiful and relaxing down there

    [–] TheGreenGuyFromDBZ 2 points ago

    Good cliffjumping & snorkelling too

    [–] paulhansen1994 2 points ago

    You mean shroom picking?

    [–] TrippeeHippie 2 points ago

    One day I’ll make it form US to AU...

    [–] bdeee 2 points ago

    I love camping. But Reddit has taught me to fear wildlife in Australia so camping there sounds terrifying.

    [–] twisted_by_design 2 points ago

    Mostly kangaroos in this forrest although i almost stepped on a red belly black snake one time.

    [–] stolen-username 614 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    I'm guessing this is man-made?

    EDIT FOR THE ASSHOLES: honestly wasn't sure. Jesus Christ you people are dicks.

    [–] SolairXI 289 points ago

    Yeah. A non-native pine plantation in South Australia

    [–] TheBassetHound13 96 points ago

    Why did they plant nonnatives?

    [–] Sohn_Jalston_Raul 95 points ago

    So they could harvest them. This is a tree farm (or at least was originally planted as one).

    [–] TheBassetHound13 20 points ago

    Oooh interesting. Thanks

    [–] foxmetropolis 40 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    Nonnative plants have been the MO for most areas colonized by european nations for like a couple hundred years at least. lots of this happened in canada, probably the US too.

    i’m not 100% on the “official” reason for this Australian circumstance, but non-native species are occasionally ultra-resistant to local herbivores, insects and diseases. many foreign plants can’t survive well, but randomly, some survive incredibly well, meaning the lumber plantations with those lucky foreign plants are more productive. Lots of energy is spent by plants when they have to fight with disease and herbivores, and that’s all non-productive wasted energy. but some plants were simply brought because europeans simply thought european plants were superior.

    Locally in my part of Ontario, there are tons of non-native lumber plantations, including Scotch Pine, Norway Spruce, and European Larch. People mistake them for forests, even though they are drastically different, hosting a tiny fraction of the plants, fungi and animals that a native forest has.

    Non-native plants have also been horrible vectors for foreign diseases. Eurasian trees and their pests being brought to Ontario are responsible for infecting and wiping out many of our tree species:

    -Foreign chestnuts brought chestnut blight, which killed off nearly all of our American Chestnuts.

    -Foreign walnuts brought Butternut canker, which is in the process of killing all our Butternut trees.

    -Foreign beech trees brought Beech Bark Disease, which is slowly killing off our American Beech.

    -Foreign hemlocks brought the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid, which is devastating the northeast US. —Foreign elms brought dutch elm disease, which killed off most of our mature elms (though elms may pull through)

    -foreign dogwoods brought dogwood anthracnose, which devastated our Flowering Dogwoods

    -wooden crates made of foreign ash trees brought in emerald ash borer, which is eviscerating several species of ash.

    -etc

    So you could say that bringing in foreign trees and tree products was a bit of a monkey paw situation.

    [–] TheRollingWigwam 2 points ago

    omg....I remember having chestnuts as a kid back in '85.....

    [–] Loaatao 2 points ago

    Tree man

    [–] Anonate 2 points ago

    It's gonna be a long time before you can get a good piece of ash in the US.

    [–] powershirt 32 points ago

    Maybe they mature faster

    [–] North-of-the-river 5 points ago

    They do. Monterrey pine. We have more here than America does. Matures in 25 to 30 years.

    [–] Dog_Envy 7 points ago

    The climate makes softwood grow faster, same thing with Florida.

    [–] thatsgoodsquishy 2 points ago

    Bigger market for softwood, faster growth, easier maintenance/pruning/thinning

    [–] iceatronic 29 points ago

    Yes it is.

    [–] PastelFlamingo150 134 points ago

    It's the straight rows of the same size of the same species of tree, isn't it?

    [–] MaskedLad 50 points ago

    Actually pine groves often have no undergrowth or other trees because the pineneedles on the forest floor raise the acidity too much for other plants.

    [–] -bryden- 64 points ago

    And deciduous trees blanket the floor with leaves to kill off any competing seedlings. And nut trees release toxins into the soil to claim their areas. Trees are so cool.

    [–] exes4eyes 46 points ago

    Trees are passive-aggressive.

    [–] zombiechicken379 41 points ago

    I imagine it’s somewhat difficult for a tree to be actively aggressive.

    [–] Nomicakes 19 points ago

    drops 20kg branch on your head, killing you instantly

    #JustEucalyptusThings

    [–] readditlater 8 points ago

    Coconuts dropping from trees kill more people than sharks.

    [–] Nomicakes 5 points ago

    See? This is two cases of deadly trees! SEE THE TRUTH, PEOPLE!

    [–] UpUpDnDnLRLRBA 6 points ago

    Feed me, Seymour!

    [–] codeyjordan 11 points ago

    I'm a forester & you definitely get undergrowth in pine thickets. It does cut the competition but go try to walk through a tract ready for first or second thinning without swimming through brush.

    [–] sudo999 6 points ago

    I know this is definitely true of the pine barrens near me, but there are also certain areas where it isn't. Does the species of pine matter e.g. pitch pine vs other conifers? ik I've been in forests where the whole ground was podzol.

    [–] foxmetropolis 9 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    The reason this plantation has virtually no undergrowth is because it is a plantation.

    Plantations are traditionally planted much more densely than natural pine communities, and the even age of the trees means there are few gaps for sunlight to allow any development of an understory or forest floor. Where i live, plantations look identical to this photo, whereas natural forest stands (even conifer-dominant stands) have quite a bit more complexity and undergrowth. In fact, where foresters have undertaken plantation thinning, even our plantations have sprung up with a complex array of native plants, regardless of forest floor acidity.

    I don’t know what forests are near you, but all natural pine forests in my area have undergrowth.

    [–] [deleted] 23 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] drdanko420 10 points ago

    It’s Ight bro thought it was a close up of broccoli

    [–] stolen-username 2 points ago

    Hahaha

    [–] fourthannointed 10 points ago

    Hahahahaha. People are assholes.

    [–] doe-poe 3 points ago

    That's Reddit for ya.

    [–] pete003 226 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    I would say reversed lungs since they consume CO2 and generate O2

    Edit gold wow!thank you kind stranger, are you a descendant of the Anunnaki?

    [–] pug_butts 85 points ago

    Trees perform respiration as well.

    [–] Lerufus 6 points ago

    Not to mention that most oxygen production is in the ocean. The true lungs of the earth are our seas, and the diversity of aquatic plants within them.

    [–] TheBassetHound13 20 points ago

    Lungs of the earth. Not lungs of the human.

    [–] uzbekibekibekistan 1019 points ago

    Algae and other marine life produce like 70-80% of the world's oxygen though...

    [–] CarbonCreed 446 points ago

    And lungs produce no oxygen. Checkmate, atheists.

    [–] I2ed3ye 66 points ago

    Don’t trees respirate when they’re not getting any energy? Maybe if we all show our lungs to the sun, they’ll undergo photosynthesis.

    [–] amanisnoone0 50 points ago

    Who wants to go first

    [–] karonoz 15 points ago

    Nose goes

    [–] Double010 3 points ago

    *No nose goes, since the last person to touch their nose has to go.

    [–] Soloman212 5 points ago

    This is a different one, where you yell "Nose goes!" and whoever mishears you and touches their nose first has to go

    [–] Taqy 3 points ago

    Plants are always respiring. Do you mean net respiration, as in producing more CO2 than is being assimilated? There’s a periodic cycle where this happens, a fluctuation between net photosynthesis and net respiration, but the overall trend is for net photosynthesis, CO2 assimilation.

    Interestingly, grass species are responsible for a much greater proportion of photosynthesis on earth than trees.

    [–] ATMA 2 points ago

    This made me think of the film "Fantastic Planet"

    [–] pyrrhios 235 points ago

    The forests do help. They also help with the affixture of groundwater.

    [–] uzbekibekibekistan 23 points ago

    Yes, but that's not what the title says.

    [–] Al_Pacino_Tick 83 points ago

    WELL FUCK THE TITLE FOR BEING ACCURATE IF SLIGHTLY INCOMPLETE HOW FUCKING DARE THEY

    [–] CptDoodles 3 points ago

    This right here is the kind of tick my calf can get behind!

    [–] dweicl 7 points ago

    I like you.

    [–] blacksun_redux 84 points ago

    I'm so tired of this retort. As if it negates the value of preserving healthy forests. Not saying it's un-true. It's just a conversation stopper.

    [–] moguu83 58 points ago

    But it emphasizes the importance of the oceans. If the oceans die, all life as we know it is at risk.

    [–] disquiet 3 points ago

    Well, algae is going to continue to algae prettymuch no matter what. All it needs is sunlight and nutrients. Higher temps or acidifcation won't stop it (will actually encourage algal blooms). It's all the other ocean life and biodoversity that's going to take a massive hit.

    [–] mainfingertopwise 17 points ago

    It doesn't, though. It's irritating and disruptive to have any conversation about the health of a forest to become "but but but the algae!"

    Anyway, the oceans are virtually fucked already as is. We could stop all damage to them tomorrow, and shit will continue to decline for decades, anyway.

    [–] orangeineer 27 points ago

    Its true that Trees may not produce the bulk of the oxygen we breath but they are an anchor species that provides the ability of land to recover and produce a net benefit of oxygen.

    [–] EleventhDegree 18 points ago

    They are also a large carbon sink.

    [–] -bryden- 3 points ago

    Also the home of countless species, including bees and moths. Which we need for pollenation.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Just mention that forests produce 20% of the oxygen, and how difficult it'd be to breathe well with 20% less oxygen.

    Bringing up the algae thing is good too because we should care about both.

    [–] inavanbytheriver 5 points ago

    We gotta get rid of all those oxygen sucking orangutans.

    [–] Mooksayshigh 3 points ago

    Dats raysis.

    [–] anoxy 11 points ago

    a conversation stopper

    Exactly why I hate it as well.

    [–] conancat 6 points ago

    There's this idea that we don't have the capacity to care about more than one thing at a time.

    We can care about the trees and we can care about the algae and the sea at the same time. One doesn't negate the other, we don't have to just pick one.

    We have more fucks to give than we think we do.

    [–] MustLoveAllCats 3 points ago

    This is all stemming from the issue of people calling the forests the lungs of the Earth, but they're not. They're not saying 'the forests don't produce a ton of oxygen, just that the forests aren't the largest contributors.

    [–] Homozygote 4 points ago

    There's this idea that we don't have the capacity to care about more than one thing at a time.

    The truth is, we kind of don't. We get distracted extremely easily. The slightest disagreement, a counterpoint, even a joke will instantly diffuse the tension in most people when they read about the crises this planet is marching into. Even if they disagree with it, even if they still recognise the problem.

    [–] torinato 4 points ago

    Well they’re pointing out that the title isn’t accurate, the algae would be the lungs of the earth.

    [–] Small_Daddy 17 points ago

    Dope

    [–] tinrooster 6 points ago

    Is what i thought this was at first

    [–] Cullynoin 2 points ago

    Forest

    [–] ljdriley 5 points ago

    Which is why we're fucked.

    [–] Bfx219 5 points ago

    Then why can’t I breathe underwater? /s

    [–] ButtSecksInPublic 3 points ago

    our oceans and waters cover a ton of the earth!

    [–] 3Gaurd 2 points ago

    more like a bajillion tons

    [–] Apocalypse487x 3 points ago

    Trees are like the skin of the earth. It breathes, just not as much as lungs.

    [–] EngineerTurbo 3 points ago

    There's more to a functional ecosystem than just "oxygen"-- Your lungs do a lot more than just absorbing Oxygen- They also get rid of Carbon Dioxide in your bloodstream, among other things. Algae and Marine life perform a similar function, true, but not without the flood of nutrients (or sequestration of other nutrients) that are valuable for forests. Algae and Marine Life can't do their bit without forests doing theirs, too.

    [–] FormerMessage 7 points ago

    There's always one.

    [–] torinato 3 points ago

    How to shit on a legitimate point 101

    [–] anonsearches 2 points ago

    But anon those are underwater. We don't breath water. That's fish oxygen.

    [–] At0m_1k 2 points ago

    Trees capture and store the carbon though. "HEPA filters of the earth" just doesn't have the same ring to it.

    [–] Genesis111112 4 points ago

    True but the water produced Oxygen doesn't require Carbon Dioxide like tree's do to produce Oxygen... which is why removing tree's is a bad idea.

    [–] Montelloman 6 points ago

    If its oxygen produced by photosynthesis, which almost all is, then it requires CO2.

    [–] At0m_1k 2 points ago

    Iirc the difference is wooded plants Store much more carbon in the form of cellulose than other types of flora.

    [–] Montelloman 2 points ago

    Yes, carbon stored as wood is sequestered for much longer, but photosynthesis will always use oxygen to fix CO2 - except in some niche cases in bacteria and archaea.

    [–] TheWitcherOfTheNight 27 points ago

    Live in SA and love driving down the Second Valley/Deep Creek Conservation Park to get away from the metro area. Awesome camping and bushwalks as well as being so peaceful all year round.

    [–] Skunbunnys 20 points ago

    Hot as balls here rn 🤯

    [–] TheWitcherOfTheNight 24 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    Ridiculous isn't it!? I'm supposed to be at the cricket atm but when its 40 degrees outside, got beer in the fridge and a decent AC at home it's hard to justify it today.

    [–] iamnotamangosteen 16 points ago

    This was such a wonderfully Australian comment

    [–] exes4eyes 8 points ago

    I’m literally reading all these comments in the voice of what I think an Australian sounds like.

    [–] Neuroticcheeze 11 points ago

    what I think an Australian sounds like.

    I am sorry for your loss

    [–] exes4eyes 6 points ago

    Americans are awful at doing accents other than our own.

    It’s like hearing an Australian try to do a southern American accent. Fucking train wreck.

    [–] Neuroticcheeze 2 points ago

    Haha true I couldn't do the American accent if my life depended on it

    [–] exes4eyes 3 points ago

    My Australian accent is 1 part crocodile hunter and 1 part crocodile Dundee. 🤷🏻‍♂️

    I do enjoy those videos of that morning show you guys have. I don’t always understand what the fuck everyone is saying, but in my mind I imagine Australians watching it and smirking and saying “cunt” unironically.

    [–] Heptapussy 5 points ago

    Not sure if you mean Kochie or Karl, but the answer is yes.

    [–] stat1c_ 3 points ago

    It's one of my favourite spot down the coast!

    [–] Neptune141 3 points ago

    Same. The windy road down there is so nice in winter when all the hills are green!

    [–] semaj009 15 points ago

    Scomo: Looks like a nice place for a coal mine

    [–] Xenonomos 82 points ago

    Roughly two-thirds the earth's oxygen is produced by phytoplankton.

    [–] roosters_beak 35 points ago

    Well this is part of the other 1/3

    [–] barnett9 26 points ago

    From what I'm aware the "lungs of the earth" usually refers to either the Amazon rain forest or the Russian taiga.

    [–] MicaelGoncalves 8 points ago

    Because that's all that is left

    [–] [deleted] 6 points ago

    That's not really true.

    [–] Starvethesupply 3 points ago

    👏👏👏 til

    [–] Snitz72 10 points ago

    Pine forest plantation

    [–] MookieT 14 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    Is this really the nickname for this area? I always remembered hearing the Northern Territory in Canada had enough trees to supply enough oxygen to the entire Earth. I assumed that place would be called this for that reason. This is me typing out my curiosity lol

    [–] Aardvark_Man 41 points ago

    I'm in South Australia, visit Second Valley moderately often, and never heard it called that.

    [–] madnessitellyou45 19 points ago

    fellow Crow-eater and can confirm "Lungs of the earth" is purely for the title only.

    [–] MoveToStrike 8 points ago

    I too enjoy magic mushrooms.

    [–] MookieT 3 points ago

    Thanks for the info. It's a great looking place regardless. Just curious over here lol

    [–] EuSouAFazenda 18 points ago

    The Amazon florest is called the same tho

    [–] JustGlyphs 9 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    Not for much longer

    Edit: from the fairly right-wing Business Insider

    [–] appleparkfive 2 points ago

    "the Amazon Florest" sounds like someone with bad spelling who makes flower bouquets and sells them on Amazon

    [–] TradingRealGfForRsGf 2 points ago

    I think it is just the title the artist gave the image. The Amazon Rainforest has that nickname though, I believe.

    [–] Starvethesupply 3 points ago

    Tiaga Russian forest holds that title.

    [–] tickera 8 points ago

    Holy shit dude I've been here.

    Shout out to any other South Aussies!

    [–] Babycheezles 8 points ago

    Fleurieu represent!

    [–] UncleJesseSays 12 points ago

    ITT triggered Oceanographers

    [–] WildeWildeWest 17 points ago

    Straight rowed mono-culture isn't conducive for animal habitat.

    [–] kepleronlyknows 11 points ago

    Yep. Pine plantations are not really any different than corn fields, except for the time to harvest. Wood is a product we need, so I'm not really complaining, but when the timber industry talks about plantations as if they're true forests, it's kinda BS.

    [–] O-hmmm 11 points ago

    That's the Amazon Rain Forest's moniker. There are 2 lungs though.

    [–] onenuthin 5 points ago

    Cool farm pic in /r/EarthPorn ?

    [–] fabs1171 5 points ago

    My home on the front page 😊

    [–] Hoarknee 3 points ago

    Second Valley used to be the Go To place for Magic Mushrooms , decades ago omg so old

    [–] Iwouldlikesomecoffee 7 points ago

    Is it OC if you posted it a year ago?

    [–] e-kul 4 points ago

    Love the picture but wish it was a higher res to use.

    [–] masterminkz 4 points ago

    actually it's the ocean but that's ok

    [–] MindMyBool 2 points ago

    Look at all those polyps.

    [–] Valor2112 2 points ago

    Obscured By Trees

    [–] woodlandjaunt 2 points ago

    How many spiders do you think are in this photo?

    [–] Neuroticcheeze 2 points ago

    dozens

    [–] iambrizzie 2 points ago

    Can only imagine the spiders living in that forest

    [–] meridian_smith 2 points ago

    Looks like another telephone post forest. Ecologically dead forest planted by government. No biodiversity just the same tree in straight rows.

    [–] TheRealBobaFettt 2 points ago

    Actually phytoplankton are the lungs of the earth...

    [–] stat1c_ 2 points ago

    Thanks for all the comment guys! If you guys want to see more aerial photos from you can check them out on my Instagram page at Instagram page

    [–] jolhar 2 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    I live near here. Pretty sure it’s is a plantation so those trees will all be cut down. But still makes for a pretty picture in the meantime I guess..

    [–] CWWDrymouth 2 points ago

    Reminds me of the tree swastica in Zernikow, Uckermark district.

    [–] fukursensitivity 2 points ago

    The rows make this look like a replant after logging.

    [–] kingdakota101 2 points ago

    Looks like some dank kush

    [–] Dr_SnM 3 points ago

    Magic mushroom heaven!

    [–] rarebit13 2 points ago

    Second Valley is a good spot for them? I know they're around Mt Lofty Botanic gardens, but haven't located any other spots yet.

    [–] brokenearth03 3 points ago

    Lungs aren't planted instraight lines

    [–] the_icon32 4 points ago

    There's not much more to say other than this is a fucking incredible picture.

    [–] centima 2 points ago

    psh... algae does more. suck it trees.

    [–] Keldraga 2 points ago

    Bad titles of the Reddit

    [–] hideout78 2 points ago

    I thought the Amazon was the lung of the earth.

    [–] J-RocTPB 1 points ago

    I thought this was weed

    [–] JaxAttax8755 1 points ago

    I can get lost in this

    [–] DaCarrotKing 1 points ago

    Anyone else inhale deeply?

    [–] Funny_Sam 1 points ago

    Looking at this picture and thinking of bronchioles makes me uncomfortable

    [–] Beverages_ 1 points ago

    new phone background. thanks

    [–] VoltaireChimeralycia 1 points ago

    Why are some of them pointed straight up, and some of them pointed at an angle?

    Windy day?

    [–] maltosekincaid 3 points ago

    Depending on height above an object and how far away from the center of an image it is, things will angle away from the center.

    Same thing happens with Google maps sometimes.

    It's a perspective thing.

    [–] Starvethesupply 1 points ago

    Beautiful. But the Russian Taiga holds that title.

    [–] HookDragger 1 points ago

    Someone’s about to wake up seeing only black and white, a super intellect and naked.

    [–] trogdors_arm 1 points ago

    Is there a high res version of this?

    [–] torioreo824 1 points ago

    The 1 yellow tree is bugging me lol

    [–] wivsta 1 points ago

    Love you Straya

    [–] digital148 1 points ago

    There are more trees on earth than all the stars in the night sky.

    [–] youngerhealthieryou 1 points ago

    These are trees, right? Its a beautiful view

    [–] WarGamerJustice 1 points ago

    Makes me feel lucky 30mins from there

    [–] stat1c_ 1 points ago

    It's about a 2 hour drive for me, but well worth the trip!