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Weekly Earth News Round Up: October 23rd

Earth’s Second Warmest Year; Children Suing EU Countries; and the Universe Through History

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.

So Far This is Earth’s Second-Warmest Year on Record

The Earth is feeling its second-warmest year to date on record, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Children to Sue European Countries Over Climate Change

A group of Portuguese children whose district was ravaged by deadly forest fires this summer is suing 47 European nations, accusing them of failing to take action on climate change. 

Native American Leaders Seek Federal Climate Change Action

Native American leaders are asking the Trump administration to do more to combat climate change. 

New Study Supports the Creation of Wind Farms High Above the Earth’s Surface

Similar to kites, flying while tethered to the ground, new  high-altitude wind turbines could be the future of power generation, according to a new study. 

Earth’s Underworld is Real and Scientists Just Mapped It

The most detailed map of what the Earth used to look like has been revealed, after scientists mapped 94 ancient tectonic plates hiding under the planet’s surface.

The Most Beautiful Space Images on Earth

A new book called “Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World,” features more than 300 depictions of the universe from throughout history.

Americans Want Space Businesses to Improve Life on Earth

Americans want private companies to seize opportunities in space – but they also want that to translate into better life on Earth, according to a new survey.

Cool .Earth Site Alert: ResourceTrade.Earth

Please be sure to check out ResourceTrade.Earth, an online resource that explores the fast-evolving dynamics of international trade in natural resources.

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