Friday, April 22, 2016

VOX: 7 things we've learned about ‎Earth‬ since the last ‎Earth Day

1) Scientists just discovered an entirely new, 600-mile-long coral reef at the mouth of the Amazon

2) We've discovered dozens of new species — as well as a few thought to be extinct

3) Earth has 3 trillion trees — far more than we thought

4) We discovered homo naledi, a new species of ancient human that once roamed the Earth

5) Unicorns and humans once coexisted. (Albeit really ugly unicorns.)

6) West Antarctica's ice sheet could melt faster than anyone thought

7) We also learned that humans are capable of cooperating on climate change

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