Weekly Earth News Round Up: June 13th
No Earth Landscape Untouched by Humans; a Mini Earth in Arizona; a Celebrity Helps Save Our Oceans
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.
There Is No Landscape Left on Earth That Is Untouched by Humans
A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals how a long history of human activity has left its mark on every landscape on Earth.
A Mini-Earth In Arizona Is Teaching Us to Save the Real One
Just outside of Tucson, Ariz., the Biosphere 2 offers a self-sustaining, earth-like environment, which could ultimately help us save the real planet.
NASA Uses Balloons to Map Earth’s Magnetic Field
NASA has embarked on a laudable effort to map the entire magnetic field that surrounds the planet.
The Earth’s Magnetic Field is Weakening Faster Than Expected
Speaking of the planet’s magnetic field, a new study shows that it appears to be weakening much faster than previous research would suggest.
5 Ways Geospatial Tech Supports Safety and Security
Here are five ways that government agencies can use the latest geospatial technologies to support security efforts.
Hexagon Geospatial Launches Incident Analyzer Smart M.App
Hexagon Geospatial just launched a mobile geospatial application that facilitates the analysis of a variety of incident events such as crimes, response times, power outage locations, accident locations, traffic flow, and disease outbreaks.
The Little Thing You Can Do To Help Save The Ocean
Adrian Grenier, an actor, producer, director, and founder of the Lonely Whale Foundation, shares his view on how to save our oceans here.
Satellite Eye on Earth: May 2016
Rolling sand dunes of Arabia, thinning glaciers of Greenland and wildfires of Fort McMurray in Canada were among the images captured by European Space Agency and NASA satellites last month.