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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 5, 2011

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April 05, 2011

Daily Roundup: April 5, 2011

On the Right Track: Guangzhou, China is expanding its remarkably efficient and clean Bus Rapid Transit system. A recent video suggests the system could become a model for 21st century mass transit. Grist

Greenest Grocery: A Whole Foods grocery store in Dedham, Mass. was used as a showcase model for sustainable building practices and could be one of the world’s greenest buildings as a result. Green Biz

Clean Racing: Electric cars have mostly been given the drive-by treatment from the high-speed sport racing industry. The European racing commission wants to change that. Treehugger

Fish Fears: High levels of radioactivity in Japanese oceans have some experts encouraging consumers to “think twice” about ordering Japanese fish. The Atlantic

Then Again… Other experts contend that the ocean is so vast, and that fish move around so much, that the idea of serious radioactive contamination in seafood sounds a little fishy. NPR

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