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The Green Life: Daily Roundup

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December 05, 2008

Daily Roundup

Save the Snow: Global warming endangers snow sports, say a group of top skiers and snowboarders who appealed to delegates at the United Nations climate talks in Poland. Grist

Fire Plants: We've heard of green roofs and green walls, but green fireplaces? Find out how to turn your unused fireplace into a garden. Instructables

Green Bubble? The media may be tiring of stories about global warming. Oxford University researcher Maxwell Boykoff has noticed a decline in climate coverage. Dot Earth

Whales for Sale: An Icelandic firm has begun exporting meat from the endangered fin whale to Japan, while a Norwegian company is supplying the island nation with minke whale meat. BBC

Fall of Rome: Geologists have found evidence that climate change may have caused the decline of the ancient Roman and Byzantine Empires.  Science Daily

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