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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: March 3, 2011

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March 03, 2011

Daily Roundup: March 3, 2011

Hero or Harasser? Tim DeChristopher, the environmental activist who bid on and won 22,000 acres of land with no intent to pay, was convicted by a federal jury. He may face up to 10 years in prison. Los Angeles Times

Say Cheese: Wildlife traps aren't all bad: Motion-sensor cameras captured extraordinarily rare species recently, including a clouded leopard and the Javan rhino. National Geographic and NPR

Outfoxed: Appleton, a paper-producing company, along with other corporations, must pay $700 million for having polluted the Fox River near Green Bay, Wisconsin. ABC News

Pro-Illness? The budget cuts proposed by congressional Republicans would harm public health, warns the EPA. Washington Post

Mixed-Message Mogul: The Wall Street Journal's esteemed "Environmental Capital" blog got canceled, but Rupert Murdoch's media empire, including Fox News, is more than offsetting that loss by going carbon-neutral. Environmental Capital (WSJ) and Grist

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