Happy Canada Day! I know you’re all excited to celebrate the big 150 (unless you understand that the Indigenous people who have been using this land long before Europeans showed up are still being disenfranchised and ignored- so maybe you’re excited to protest it), but either way, before all of that gets underway, some news. Here are all of the environmental news stories that caught our attention this week- let’s dive in!
Europe’s contribution to deforestation set to rise despite pledge to halt it
Anti-poaching drive brings Siberia’s tigers back from the brink
Vaquita porpoise: Dolphins deployed to save rare species
Europatitan eastwoodi, a new sauropod from the lower Cretaceous of Iberia in the initial radiation of somphospondylans in Laurasia
A group of scientists says we have three years to save the planet from irreversible destruction
Rush Limbaugh claims BP oil spill didn’t harm the environment
France’s Macron to back push for global environment rights pact
Beef (and Burger King) still eating away at forests
Quarter of England’s rivers at risk of running dry, finds WWF
Pesticides damage survival of bee colonies, landmark study shows
Exxon tries to talk good game, while still funding climate deniers
And finally, The blue wings of this dragonfly may be surprisingly alive
That’s it for this week’s Round Up though, be sure to comment below with your thoughts and opinions, or if we missed any major environmental news!