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July 12, 2017

1.  France Will Ban Petrol and Diesel Vehicles by 2040

The French government has announced that France will ban its sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 as part of an ambitious plan to meet its Paris Climate Agreement goals.  The announcement was made by the nation’s...

June 26, 2017

1.  Invasive Asian Carp Has Spread Beyond Great Lakes Barrier

An Asian carp has been found beyond the Great Lakes, past an electrified barrier designed to keep the highly invasive species from spreading elsewhere in the ecosystem by sending an electrical pulse through t...

June 18, 2017

1.  An Insect and Plant Invasion Threaten Antarctica

Scientists say that as temperatures rise in Antarctica, invading plants and insects pose a major threat to local wildlife and conservation efforts.  Glaciers have receded in the region, thus exposing more land that is...

June 6, 2017

VIDEO here: https://youtu.be/9mBNMKvy3a8

On Thursday, June 1st, President Trump announced during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden that he would be withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, which is a historic international agreement be...

January 1, 2017

Happy new year!  Now that 2016 has come to a close, here are this year’s top 10 environmental news stories, ranked by their global influence, difficulty in implementation, and popularity.

10.  Brexit’s Impact on the Environment

The United Kingdom’s historic vote to leave...

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