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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 5, 2010

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February 05, 2010

Daily Roundup: February 5, 2010

I Can't Believe It's Not Chicken: Scientists at the University of Missouri have created a soy-based meat substitute that looks and feels like real chicken. Science Daily

Community Growth: Urban farmers in Los Angeles and elsewhere are fighting to change city zoning laws to allow the cultivation and sale of produce and flowers in residential areas. Washington Post

Sold! Christie's International plans to hold its first green-themed event on Earth Day. The "Green Auction" will feature e-catalogues, offer carbon offsets for guests, and benefit four conservation organizations. ARTINFO

Go Climb a Mountain: The Fish and Wildlife Service denied endangered species status to the American pika. Scientific American

Wild Horses: Despite protests, the U.S. Department of Land Management completed a roundup of 1,922 mustangs from the Calico Mountains Complex near Reno, Nevada. L.A. Unleashed

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