Weekly Earth News Round Up: May 9th

1 Trillion Species on Earth; Climate Change and the Middle East; and Emma Watson’s Dress

The topic of planet earth is always top-of-mind in the media. Whether it’s coverage about Earth Day, new environmental legislation, or the latest earth-imaging innovations, there is no shortage of stories to keep on top of – which can be overwhelming. This is why Voices.Earth is providing all of the actionable earth news you need in one place with our Weekly Earth News Round Up.

Planet Earth Could Be Home to 1 Trillion Species

A new study out of Indiana University found that Earth could contain nearly 1 trillion species.

Astronomers Discover Three Exoplanets Similar to Earth and Venus

NASA announced that three planets with sizes and temperatures similar to Earth and Venus have been discovered orbiting around an ultra-cool dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth.

Stunning Cloud Maps Reveal Life on Earth

A new series of maps provide a view of how clouds move around in our atmosphere and represent an important link between climate and ecological research.

Climate Change Could Make North Africa and Middle East ‘Uninhabitable’

Climate change could make sections of North Africa and the Middle East uninhabitable, according to a recent study.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science Shares Green Cleaning Solutions

Employees of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science recently showed

visitors how to concoct inexpensive and environmentally-friendly cleaning solutions.

Jimmy Kimmel Is Not Afraid to Shame People Who Say Climate Change Is a Hoax

Jimmy Kimmel recently tackled the topic climate change denial, which sparked hoards of Internet comments calling it a hoax … though he took it one step further by shaming the climate change deniers.

Emma Watson Set A Great “Green” Fashion Example at this Year’s Met Gala

Emma Watson captured the media’s attention by wearing a dress made from recycled plastic at this year’s Met Gala.

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