Five Photos Capturing the Unique Beauty of Modern Earth

Sometimes a ground-floor perspective just isn’t enough to comprehend the awe-inspiring beauty of our planet. Benjamin Grant, the founder of website Daily Overview, shares images of Earth shot from above—capturing the delicate balance between the natural and the artificial and how humans have affected the planet—for better or for worse. To celebrate Earth Day, he’s picked out five of his favorite photos from Overview, from a dotted irrigation field in Kansas to a refugee camp in Kenya. Head to Arch Daily to see his selection.