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Weekly Earth News Round Up: May 2nd

 Former EPA Employees Protest Trump; Planet Hacking; and Earth Day and Scientology

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.

The 4 Worst Things Donald Trump Has Done to the Environment

A Senior Vice President at Environmental Defense Fund authored this TIME Magazine Op-Ed, which sheds a sobering light on the damage that President Trump is doing to the environment.

Former EPA Employees Find New Gigs as Trump Protesters

Former Environmental Protection Agency employees are finding new gigs as climate change activists, and they are fighting hard to have their voices heard.

Planet Hacking is Finally Being Taken Seriously

The notion of geo-engineering – hacking the climate to cool the planet – is highly controversial, yet it is starting to be taken seriously by leading researchers. 

Texas Hosted the Largest Earth Day Event in the World

Here’s a Business Insider photo slideshow of the largest Earth Day 2017 event held in Texas.

Church of Scientology Also Celebrated Earth Day 2017

Earth Day 2017 was such an important event this year that even the Church of Scientology celebrated it.

What Earth Looks Like from Other Planets

Have you ever wondered what Earth looks like from other planets? Check out these images from NASA.

Meet the Globetrotting Cyclist Collecting 1,001 Climate Change Stories

Devi Lockwood is a poet-activist-touring cyclist traveling the world to collect 1,001 stories from people she meets about climate change.

NGA Awards Boundless $36 Million Contract for GEOINT Support

Boundless has been awarded a $36 million contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for the development of open geospatial solutions. 

Cool .Earth Site Alert: JustBeYou.Earth

Please be sure to check out JustBeYou.Earth, an inspirational website all about personal growth and empowerment.

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