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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: August 25, 2011

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August 25, 2011

Daily Roundup: August 25, 2011

Break North: Forecasters believe that Hurricane Irene will make landfall in North Carolina, then head straight through the Northeast's biggest population centers. National Geographic

Pass the Torch: Rio de Janeiro will use the construction of its 2016 Olympic Park to spark the creation of a new green urban quarter. TreeHugger

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Diplomat: An undercover investigation by a U.S. diplomat at a Chinese tiger farm raised doubts about China's conservation efforts. Guardian

Keeping On: The Keystone XL pipeline protest outside of White House is showing no signs of slowing despite some 300 arrests. ThinkProgress

Traitorous Trout: Biologists in Yellowstone National Park are surgically implanting tracking devices in invasive lake trout, the hope being that they'll show the way to spawning grounds where the species can be eradicated. New York Times

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