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'90s kids were asked to do 'simple things' to save the Earth. Gen Z is thinking bigger

'90s kids were asked to do 'simple things' to save the Earth. Gen Z is thinking biggerA 1990s book told kids of the "simple things" to do to affect the environment. Today, many say bigger changes are needed to stop climate change.



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Earth to 2020 Democrats. The Syrian civil war was not caused by climate change.

Earth to 2020 Democrats. The Syrian civil war was not caused by climate change.This is a sad excuse for real discussion on climate change and international conflict, two very separate issues.



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Cold case solved 22 years later after Google Earth satellite image shows missing man's car

Cold case solved 22 years later after Google Earth satellite image shows missing man's carAfter the vehicle was discovered, a local resident used a personal drone to confirm its location before calling authorities.



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Florida Man Finds Backyard Corpse with Google Earth

Florida Man Finds Backyard Corpse with Google EarthThis isn't the weirdest thing to happen in Florida…



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Google Earth leads to remains of missing Florida man in lake

Google Earth leads to remains of missing Florida man in lakeIt took 22 years, but a missing man’s remains were finally found thanks to someone who zoomed in on his former Florida neighborhood with Google satellite images and noticed a car submerged in a lake, authorities said. The skeletal remains were of William Moldt, who went missing in 1997 at the age of 40, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said on Thursday that a previous resident of the Grand Isles neighborhood in Wellington, Florida, was checking the neighborhood on Google Earth when he zoomed into the lake and saw what looked like a car.



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Pope, urging prayers, says Amazon forest vital for our Earth

Pope, urging prayers, says Amazon forest vital for our EarthPope Francis said Sunday that the Amazon forest is vital for our Earth and is urging prayers that fires there are quickly controlled. Francis added his voice to the chorus of international concern that the blazes in Brazil will have grave repercussions on the world’s environmental health. The pontiff, who is from the neighboring South American nation of Argentina, told the public in St. Peter’s Square that “we’re all worried” about the vast Amazon fires.



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Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into spaceA Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday to the International Space Station after blasting off on a two-week mission to support the crew and test his skills. Known as FEDOR, which stands for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research, the Skybot F-850 is the first humanoid robot to be sent to space by Russia. NASA sent humanoid robot Robonaut 2 to space in 2011 to work in hazardous environments.



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The northernmost reaches of the Earth are on fire. Here's what this record-breaking hot summer looks like from space.

The northernmost reaches of the Earth are on fire. Here's what this record-breaking hot summer looks like from space.Climate change comes with a higher risk of wildfires. This summer, fires have ravaged the Arctic, and the flames can be seen from space.



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California quakes left a crack in the Earth so big it can be seen from space

California quakes left a crack in the Earth so big it can be seen from spaceSatellite images show a massive rupture in the Earth's surface left behind by the two earthquakes that rocked southern California last week.



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Taipei's goes dark for Earth Hour

Taipei's goes dark for Earth HourTaiwan's tallest building joined cities around the world to mark Earth Hour by turning off its lights on Saturday in a call for global action on climate change. (March 30)



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