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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 17, 2011

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June 17, 2011

Daily Roundup: June 17, 2011

Bittersweet: After decades of drought, the heaviest rains in centuries have forced more than 1 million people in China to evacuate their homes. Channel NewsAsia

A Day at a Time: Meatless Monday is thriving in the usually carnivorous town of Aspen, Colorado. New York Times

Reactionary: Amid lingering social and political concerns in the wake of the Fukushima meltdown, and despite economic pressures, German utility RWE elected not to reopen its aging Biblis reactor. Reuters

Sinking Feeling: With rising seas threatening on all sides, the tiny island nation of Nauru is reeling after intensive mining depleted its natural resources. CNN

Legendary Success: The extinction status of the Arabian oryx, a likely source of the unicorn legend, has been upgraded to "vulnerable" after years of the species' absence in the wild. MSNBC

--Colin Griffin


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