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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 1, 2011

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April 01, 2011

Daily Roundup: April 1, 2011

Bats a Boon: The journal Science estimates that the value of the ecosystem services provided by bats amounts to at least $3 billion per year. Wired

Not a Fan: The CEO of tech company GoDaddy is under fire for a video that depicts him poaching an elephant in Zimbabwe and claiming that he did it for humanitarian reasons. Good

Lump of Lies: A new study finds that coal-fired power plants only deliver a fraction of the jobs they promise to create. Grist

Snake's Alive: The five-day search for an escaped Egyptian cobra snake ended when Bronx zookeepers located the misplaced reptile, who managed to amass a Twitter following of 200,000. Wall Street Journal

New Nudibranch: Florida Fish and Wildlife Service announced the discovery of a shell-less snail with external gills, previously unknown to scientists. Huffington Post

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