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Science  27 Apr 2012:
Vol. 336, Issue 6080, pp. 396-397
DOI: 10.1126/science.336.6080.396-b

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In science news around the world this week, Europe's flagship Earth observation satellite, Envisat, is still offline; Australian officials announced that part of a planned marine park will be set aside to help protect humpback whales; Mexico's legislature passed a strong, new climate change law; and negotiators from 90 countries agreed on the final design of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.