The Word of the Month

Earth

June 2012

Cartoon by Gymglish

Definitions

Earth: The planet most of us live on. The third planet closest to the sun.

Also - Land or ground; 'dirt' or 'soil', the substance that plants grow in.

Earth News

The 2012 Earth Summit is taking place June 20-22 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. 108 countries will send their heads of stateAuthor: Skssoft; CC BY 2.5.

Since Stockholm in 1972, here is an exhaustive list of the Earth Summits' achievements: Nothing.

The Earth In Numbers

Planet Earth is composed of 71% water and 29% land, the same composition as the average hot-dog.

According to science, the earth is perfectly round on all 4 sides.

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