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New Satellite Animations of Earth Show How Quickly Humans Are Changing the Planet

New website EarthTime, to launch on World Earth Day (22 April), combines NASA satellite imagery with over 300 free, open-source geospatial datasets to show humanity’s impact on the planet EarthTime uses experts to track and connect patterns between a range of topics from deforestation to city growth, coral bleaching and rise in sea level Website

Leaders Unite to Fight Waste and Pollution amid Warnings of 18 tonnes of Natural Resources Extracted for Every Human on the Planet in 2050

40 businesses and government leaders commit to efforts that cut waste and pollution from our consumption economy, including the Chief Executive Officers of Alphabet, The Coca-Cola Company, Royal Philips, Unilever and the Governments of Indonesia, Nigeria, the People’s Republic of China and Rwanda Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) tackling pressing environmental challenges, from

KPIT launches crowdsourcing contest KPIT BetterWorld to develop ideas to make the planet sustainable

Invites tech students, start-ups, tech-boutiques, and scientific associations from across the globe to present affordable technology-led solutions to create a positive and far-reaching impact on the environment Contest to feature challenges on diverse themes, starting with the first competition addressing issues of water scarcity Winners will be recognized with cash prize of over two lakh

U.S. election is a gut punch to the planet 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, during the early days of the 22nd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Marrakech, Morocco, Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States of America. New leadership for the world’s largest historic emitter of greenhouse gas pollution will have profound