German Lawmakers Vote to Ban the Internal Combustion Engine 

The modern internal combustion engine first came from Germany and now Germany wants to put a nail in its coffin. The Bundesrat has passed a resolution to ban the ICE beginning in 2030. Source: German Lawmakers Vote to Ban the Internal Combustion Engine 

Herpes Outbreak Among Australia’s Green Sea Turtles Likely Triggered by Pollution

Australian scientists in the midst of investigating a herpes outbreak among green sea turtles at the Great Barrier Reef say the blight—which causes abnormal growths on the skin, mouth, eyes, and internal organs—is likely due to pollution. Source: Herpes Outbreak Among Australia’s Green Sea Turtles Likely Triggered by Pollution

A Bit of Everything

Well worth reading. Using already established port authorities to protect the local environment. Another article about the role of money in politics with the famous Koch brothers. If you want some numbers about lobbying, go to http://www.opensecrets.org/lobby/. http://www.fastcoexist.com/3031429/could-this-gigantic-ocean-plastic-clean-up-machine-actual-pick-up-our-ocean-trash Part of the growing move to build a system to clear out trash on the ocean. http://www.fastcoexist.com/3031143/the-next-giant-chinese-city-will-float-in-the-ocean#1 Making […]