Diplomats and staff from the Chinese and other embassies plant seagrass in the Potomac River, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay, at Mason Neck State Park on June 5, 2017, in Lorton, Virginia. Embassy representatives participated in the planting to celebrate World Environment Day. | Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

Diplomats Gather to Replant Potomac Seagrass, Despite Trump’s Retreat on Climate

Embassy staff from 13 nations participated yesterday in a US State Department conservation outing, as outrage grew over President Trump's withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Published On 06/06/2017
10:35 AM EDT