Earth (credit: NASA)

Your life on earth

How you and the world have changed since you were born

How you and the world have changed since you were born. Best viewed on Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer 10 and above

Explore BBC Earth's unique interactive, personalised just to you.

Find out how, since the date of your birth, your life has progressed; including how many times your heart has beaten, and how far you have travelled through space.

Investigate how the world around you has changed since you've been alive; from the amount the sea has risen, and the tectonic plates have moved, to the number of earthquakes and volcanoes that have erupted.

Grasp the impact we've had on the planet in your lifetime; from how much fuel and food we've used to the species we've discovered and endangered.

And see how the BBC was there with you, capturing some of the most amazing wonders of the natural world.

Explore, enjoy, and share with your friends either the whole page, or your favourite insights.

This is your story, the story of your life on earth.

BBC Earth's Your life on earth is based on the following sources.

Lead photo credit: John Kellerman / Alamy.