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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: March 27, 2009

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March 27, 2009

Daily Roundup: March 27, 2009

Birds and Bees: Isabella Rossellini will star in season two of  Green Porno, a series of short films about the sex lives of animals which is set to air on Sundancechannel.com beginning April 1. Washington Post

Cash Flow: Colorado received the first federal stimulus grant for an environmental project. Awarded by EPA administrator Lisa Jackson, the $1.73 million grant will fund a clean-diesel project. Denver Business Journal

Mountaintop Repair: A representative of the United Nations' Environment Programme is scheduled to visit eastern Kentucky on March 28 to assist volunteers who are replanting forests destroyed by mining activities. Associated Press

Vroom, Vroom: New additions to the slightly greener world of sports car racing include tires made in part from orange peels and oil made from beef tallow. San Jose Mercury News

Tiny Threats? Scientists warn that nanoparticles such as those found in cosmetics and sunscreens may be harmful to the environment. Science Daily

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