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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 23, 2010

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April 23, 2010

Daily Roundup: April 23, 2010

A Cool Cocktail: Bacardi Rum installed two wind turbines to help power its distillery in Puerto Rico. Miami Herald and Green Daily

More than Meets the Eye: Scientists say that Orcinus orca, a.k.a. the killer whale, should be divided into several species. Recent genetic analysis of the orca revealed at least four distinct types. TreeHugger

Sold! An Earth Day auction at Christie's raised nearly $2 million for environmental organizations. Reuters

The Fate of the Whales: In an effort to gain the cooperation of Iceland, Norway, and Japan, the International Whaling Commission announced a proposal that would end the moratorium on commercial whaling. Environmental groups gathered in Washington, D.C., to protest the compromise. AFP and Ecorazzi

Avian Staycations: Research suggests that migratory birds may fly shorter distances or stop migrating as a result of global warming.  ScienceDaily

--Della Watson


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