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Antarctic CO2 Hit 400 PPM For First Time in 4 Million Years

We’re officially living in a new world.

Carbon dioxide has been steadily rising since the start of the Industrial Revolution, setting a new high year after year. There’s a notable new entry to the record books. The last station on Earth without a 400 parts per million (ppm) reading has reached it.

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Gorgeous NASA Photo Captures Earth from 1 Million Miles Away

Humanity’s home planet looks pretty amazing from nearly 1 million miles (1.6 million kilometers) away.

NASA released today (July 20) the first image of the sunlit side of Earth taken by the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft from its final science orbit, and the beautiful photo has already made quite an impact.

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