EARTH

Earth's Population Reaches 8 Billion

According to the United Nations, Earth's population has reached 8 billion. The majority of growth has come from Asian and Sub-Saharan African nations.

Earth Is Losing Ice Faster Than Ever, New Study Shows

According to new research published in The Cryosphere, the Earth has lost a total of 28 trillion metric tons of ice in the last 23 years — equivalent to a 100-meter-thick (330 feet) sheet of ice enough to cover the whole U.K.

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Nitrogen Dioxide Over China

NASA: Lockdowns Helped Lower Global Nitrogen Dioxide

NASA researchers found a significant decline in nitrogen dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere. The global nitrogen dioxide concentrations were reduced by 20% due to restrictions brought about by the pandemic during its peak.
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