2014 was a huge year for environmental news – and Inhabitat kept you posted on all of the highs, lows and breaking developments as they happened. Studies pointed to the collapse of industrial civilization even as 400,000 people joined the largest climate march in history. Tesla paved the way for the future of electric vehicles with its first battery swapping station, while the House passed a monstrous bill that prohibits giving scientific advice to the EPA. And today’s brightest minds came up with a host of innovations that could clean the world’s oceans, feed the hungry, and prevent overpopulation. Read on for our top news stories of 2014 below – and vote for the one you think is the most important!