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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 11, 2011

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February 11, 2011

Daily Roundup: February 11, 2011

Shifting Sands: Namibia designated its entire 976-mile desert coastline a national park. The Telegraph

Go Forth: Bill McKibben wants environmentalists to draw inspiration from Egyptians, who reminded us that "a real people's movement . . . can move mountains." Grist

Thanks But No Thanks: Despite Rep. Fred Upton's (R-Mich.) attempt to prevent the EPA from limiting carbon emissions, a new poll indicates that 67% of his constituents think: "Congress should let the EPA do its job." Good

'Is it Really Necessary?': Project Runway personality Tim Gunn teamed up with other celebrities to deliver a simple message to the designers of New York Fashion Week: Ditch the fur. Los Angeles Times

Making a Plan: The U.S. Forest Service is seeking to take more control over the 155 national forests and grasslands it manages by changing its planning rules. Huffington Post

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