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The Green Life: Daily Roundup

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January 06, 2009

Daily Roundup

Turning The Tide: In what many are considering a surprising turnabout, Bush today became the president who initiated history’s largest marine conservation effort. Scientific American

Meltdown: Yesterday in China, a coal-to-liquids plant went operational, a clear sign that China isn’t planning on going green anytime soon. Environmental Capital (WSJ) and Dot Earth (NYT)

Sick Birds: A mysterious illness is afflicting pelicans throughout California; many are being found far from the ocean disoriented, injured, and dead. L.A. Times

Greener gadgets: This week’s massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas proves that the major electronics companies are developing and introducing more green tech than ever. Inhabitat

Forget Crimson: Harvard went green with a modern new dorm building that has earned the equivalent of an A+ from the U.S. Green Building Council: a Gold LEED rating. Treehugger

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