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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 10, 2011

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February 10, 2011

Daily Roundup: February 10, 2011

Challenged Authority: Congress is considering several Republican-sponsored bills that would strip the EPA of its ability to regulate greenhouse gases. The Economist

Lively Catch: A man was caught smuggling three suitcases full of wildlife — everything from an African parrot to boa constrictors — through Bangkok's airport. MSNBC

Zipping Ahead? The Ziploc brand partnered with RecycleBank to encourage families to recycle more, and to place 18,000 recycling bins around America. Yahoo! News

All Choked Up: A 500-year-old grapevine, believed to be one of two direct ancestors of Austria’s Gruner Veltliner varietal, was hacked to pieces by vandals in Vienna. Huffington Post

Dogged Efforts: Using a dog’s powerful sense of smell is an efficient and cost-effective way to scout for foxes, bobcats, and mountain lions. San Francisco Chronicle

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