Published on August 1st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Top 20 July Stories + Cash Sweepstakes

Check out our top July stories below (with # of views listed on the right, according to Google Analytics).

Also, you have a chance again to win some easy cash ($30) by letting us know which July story was your favorite (doesn’t have to be from this list) on our Facebook page.

To enter, all you need to do is leave a comment on this Facebook post with the link to your favorite story. Simple, eh?

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  1. Climate Change to Dramatically Alter Yellowstone Fire Cycle — 7,204
  2. Hungary Destroys All Monsanto GMO Maize Fields — 5,968
  3. Tree Hugging Scientifically Proven to Improve Your Health — 3,750
  4. Plastic {Infographic} — 3,149
  5. France is Now First Nation to Ban ‘Fracking’ — 2,420
  6. New Zealand Earthquake Causes Tsunami Warnings — 2,189
  7. 2011 Gulf Dead Zone Could Be Biggest Ever {VIDEO} — 2,022
  8. Earthquake & Tsunami in Japan — 1,884
  9. U.S. Declares Iceland in Violation of Global Whaling Ban, May Impose Sanctions — 1,652
  10. Ancient Lake Linked to San Andreas Earthquakes — 1,364
  11. Thai Prostitutes Hired to Kill Rhinos in South African Trophy Hunting Scam — 887
  12. NO. Global Warming, Climate Scientists NOT in Tatters after New Study. — 800
  13. Detailed Look at Ice Loss Following Antarctic Ice Shelf Collapse — 657
  14. Timelapse Video of the Phoenix Dust Storm — 636
  15. Worst Case Scenarios Not Worst Case Enough — 634
  16. As Arctic Ice Shrinks, Pacific Species Invade Atlantic, Causing Ecological ‘Tumult’ — 630
  17. Arizona Dust Storms Follow Tremendous Arizona Fires {Pictures} — 579
  18. Cancer Breakthrough: New Magnetic Nano-Particles Completely ‘Cook’ Tumors — 541
  19. Polar Bear Cubs Drowning due to Climate Change — 505
  20. Heroic Family rescues Humpback Whale from Fishing Net {Video} — 471

Again, comment on this Facebook post to enter the cash sweepstakes.

Image Source: Carolyn Conner & Kevin Cole

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About the Author

is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009.

Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he’s the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity.

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