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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 25, 2009

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February 25, 2009

Daily Roundup: February 25, 2009

Seed Scare: Experts celebrate the first anniversary of the "doomsday" seed vault by issuing a warning to the world: Develop drought-tolerant crops before it's too late. Reuters

Kelp Car: Toyota plans to produce a car whose body is made from seaweed-derived bioplastic. Wired

Sounds Phishy: Scientists discover a wildly colored hopping fish and name the new species H. psychedelica. Science Daily

Fewer Tweets: Climate change is affecting the number of eggs that some birds lay per breeding season, say researchers. Science News

No More Monkey Business: In response to a recent chimp attack in suburban Connecticut, the House of Representatives passed the Captive Primate Safety Act, which would ban the interstate sale of primates. Scientific American

--Della Watson

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