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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: September 27, 2010

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September 27, 2010

Daily Roundup: September 27, 2010

Oil Flows Again: The Michigan pipeline that leaked more than 800,000 gallons of oil restarted today after a two-month shutdown. AP

Meet Your Match: Bristlecone pines are the planet's oldest trees, with one still standing after 4,800 years. Now an Asian fungus and a native pine bark beetle might take them down. New York Times

Locked Up: About 100 activists against mountaintop removal were arrested today outside the White House. One of the protesters was prominent climate scientist James Hansen. AP

Highly Durable: More than half of the oil from the infamous BP well remains in the Gulf of Mexico, and it won't go away soon, an oceanographer told a presidential panel today. AFP

Conservation Blueprint: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has created a team to study animals vulnerable to climate change. Critics say the service should do more to prevent habitat loss. New York Times 

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