Weekly Earth News Round Up: April 17th

Earth Day and Trump; Trump’s Florida Estate Underwater; and Finding Tasty Burgers

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.

Earth Day in the Age of Trump

The New Yorker is offering this deep dive into what Earth Day 2017 will be like in today’s era of Trump. 

Four Emerging Countries Are Pushing the U.S. to Stop Being ‘Unclear’ About Climate Change

China, Brazil, India and South Africa have urged the U.S. to honor financial commitments made in Paris in 2015 to help developing countries fight against global climate change.

Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Florida Estate to be Submerged by Rising Sea Levels

Environmental experts recently testified at a Senate hearing on climate change and stated that Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, could ultimately be submerged by rising sea levels.

NASA Just Put Planet Earth Up for Adoption

To help celebrate Earth Day, NASA has sectioned off 64,000 individual pieces of Earth to be adopted by individuals around the globe.

These May Be the Deepest Traces of Life on Earth

According to this recent National Geographic article, a hidden ecosystem seems to lurk six miles below the Mariana Trench, offering clues for finding life across the solar system.

Climate Change Deniers Now Want Results from Trump

To some of the strongest opponents of Obama’s environmental policy, particularly those who deny the existence of global warming, Trump is not going far enough.

Polar Bears May Be at Further Risk of Climate Change

Polar bears may be at further risk from climate change because stronger winds projected in the Arctic could damage their ability to hunt by smell, research suggests. 

Cool .Earth Site Alert: Burger.Earth

Please be sure to check out Burger.Earth, a geo-location service that allows you to find the tastiest burger joints near you.

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