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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: August 25, 2010

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August 25, 2010

Daily Roundup: August 25, 2010

Bad Blood: Though bald eagles are making a comeback in the Great Lakes region, a recent discovery of pesticides and flame retardants in nestlings' blood presents new concerns about their future. DiscoveryNews

Acting Out: Demonstrators were arrested yesterday in Edinburgh during protests against the Royal Bank of Scotland’s funding of the oil and mining industries. Guardian

Coastal Concerns: L.A. officials, in an aggressive move, are overruling new regulations that protect the California coast from environmental damage caused by power plants. Los Angeles Times

Long Time Coming: India's government finally decided to protect a sacred, forested hill from plans to mine bauxite there. Guardian

Bamboo Benefits: A bamboo fence may be installed in West Oakland to help protect residents there from a nearby Superfund site. Bay Citizen

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