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Weekly Earth News Round Up: June 6th

Climate Change to Destroy Heritage Sites; Jeff Bezo’s Plan to Save Earth; and Big Data and the Environment

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.

How Climate Change Will Destroy Our Global Heritage

According to a recent UNESCO report, climate change will have a direct impact on some our planet’s most treasured places. 

Jeff Bezos Unveils Plan to Save Earth

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos recently stated that we need to build giant factories and solar panels in space – moving heavy industries entirely off the Earth – to help save the planet.

Friends of the Earth Attempts to Rid the World of Climate Change Denier

In a bid to persuade today’s influential decision-makers to take better care of our planet, Friends of the Earth Australia is asking for the global community’s help to send an environmental skeptic to space so they can shift their perspective and come back down to earth a more environmentally knowledgeable person.

Climate Change Increases Amount of Toxins in Food

Amid their struggle to survive extreme weather conditions, food crops are producing more of chemical compounds that can prove toxic to humans and livestock consuming them, a new U.N. report has warned.

Big Data Plays Surprising Role In Fight Against Climate Change

Big Data will provide the fuel for making the right decisions that will counter climate change, according to this Dataconomy article.

EarthCam Merges Webcams and Drones to Create a New Geospatial Jobsite Model

EarthCam just announced the launch of EarthCam Air, which combines its powerful webcam technology with Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) services, cloud-based storage solutions and distribution tools for sharing the unique content.

Thai Beaches Choose Environmentalism Over Tourism

An island in Thailand that has been so overrun with tourists is now temporarily closed to visitors.

Leonardo DiCaprio: A Serious Climate Funder

Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate activism continues to be at full force with a $650,000 grant toward cities and climate solutions.

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