Numbers in the News


NUMBER of tree species on Earth yet to be discovered, according to new estimates. Scientists believe there are about 73,000 tree species on the planet in total.

Source: Vice


AMOUNT Sivert Klefsaas, 18, of Minnesota, earned for avoiding social media for six years. When he was 12, his mom offered to pay him to stay off the sites until his 18th birthday. He just cashed the check.

Source: CNN


APPROXIMATE FINE French car companies can now receive if their ads don’t encourage environmentally friendly travel alternatives, such as walking or biking. The new law is part of efforts to combat climate change.

Source: NPR