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Weekly Earth News Round Up: August 22nd

July Hottest Month Ever; Climate Change and Flooding; and Top Green Hotels

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.

July “Absolutely” Earth’s Hottest Month Ever Recorded

NASA data revealed the Earth’s temperature reached its highest point in 136 years of record-keeping during July.

Al Gore Says Climate Change Exacerbated Houston, Louisiana Floods

Former Vice President Al Gore warned that rapid flooding events are exacerbated by climate change and could continue to worsen without taking action.

Why Is Earth’s Atmosphere So Different From Other Planets?

This recent Forbes Magazine story explores why the Earth’s atmosphere is so different from other planets.

Are Earth Humans The ‘Aliens’ Early To The Universe’s Life Party?

There’s a new theory that surmises that humans might be too early for alien life.

3 Key Reasons People Should Be Using Google Earth

The Google Earth app has been around for quite some time, but there recently were some key improvements made to it.

Mars-Like Environment Lies Deep Beneath Earth’s Surface

A group of scientists has delved more than a half-mile (1.1 kilometers) beneath the Earth’s surface to study nearby environments that resemble those of Mars.

2016’s Best Ideas for Starting a Green Small Business

Here are five innovative green business practices that have consumer appeal from The Ecopreneurist. We would also like to add securing a .Earth domain extension to this list!

The World’s Ten Best Green Hotels

Travelers Digest is offering this list of the world’s best green hotels.

David Bowie’s “The Man Who Fell to Earth” Re-Release

The 1976 science fiction movie starring David Bowie called “The Man Who Fell to Earth” will be re-released in honor of its 40th anniversary in September.

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