Extreme drought in California has killed 12 million trees in the past year alone, federal officials say. That difficult to believe number comes from aerial surveys conducted between April 8 and 17 by the U.S. Forest Service. KPBS reports on the findings.
Oakland, California. High School Youth. Typical of the youth of this nation is the tipped-up bottle of pop. Also typical is the school store, situated just across the street from the school, which sells candy, coca-cola, and cigarettes and at lunch time, a five-cent plate of beans, 05/04/1940
💙 El Capitan in Sunrise by Belinda Shi ~~~ belindashi.com on 500px ○ Canon EOS 5D Mark III-f/20-1.3s-21mm-iso100, 600✱900px-rating:68.9 ☀ " The first beam of morning sunlight on El Capitan, Yosemite National Park. Blog | G+ | Twitter " Photographer: Belinda Shi ~~~ belindashi.com, San Francisco, USA