The Weekly Round Up: February 12-18

Welcome back to the Weekly Round Up!  There was a ton of stuff that wen ton this week- like Indian science trains, no more puppy mills in San Francisco, and incredibly ancient microbes.  So without further ado, let’s dive right in!

Scientists discover banned toxic chemicals in animals living in world’s deepest ocean trench

All aboard the science express! Special train flagged off to spread climate change awareness [in India]

“We are rewriting the textbooks”: first dives to Amazon coral reef stun scientists

Humans are changing the climate 170 times faster than nature: study

San Francisco wages ware on puppy mills, says pet stores can only sell rescue animals

Roads are driving rapid evolutionary change in our environment

Meet the world’s deadliest duo: turns out the cannibal snail that invaded tropical islands worldwide has a partner in crime

And finally, Life forms that could be 50,000 years old found in caves in Mexico

That’s it for this week’s Round Up!  Be sure to comment below with your thoughts and opinions, or if we missed any major news stories!