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The Green Life: Daily Roundup

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October 31, 2008

Daily Roundup

Bee Well: Mites and viruses were the buzz at a recent conference on honeybee health. The conference, held in London, brought leading scientists together to discuss Colony Collapse Disorder. The Daily Green

Smell of Success: Brazil is rethinking its sugar cane harvest as critics choke at the practice of field burning. As the top sugar producer worldwide, a change in Brazil's method would be a sweet victory for enviros. About My Planet

Stop Cab: Mayor Bloomberg's plan for green cabs in New York City has hit a red light. A federal judge ruled that the city does not have the authority to regulate of fuel emissions standards. Reuters

Risky Drinks: British scientists have discovered high levels of heavy metals in wines from twelve countries. Consuming vanadium, copper and manganse over a lifetime could cause health problems. Now that's one heck of a hangover.  Scientific American

Treat List: Hitting the pavement to beg for candy? Make a list of top 10 vegan treats, check it twice, find out who's naughty or . . . no wait, wrong holiday. Ecorazzi

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