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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 2, 2009

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February 02, 2009

Daily Roundup: February 2, 2009

U.S.A! U.S.A! In 2008 the United States surpassed Germany as the world’s biggest producer of wind power. We’re expected to take the lead in solar power in 2009. Scientific American

Acid Ocean: The ocean’s increasing acidity, if not corrected, will mean that coral reefs (and the animals that depend on them) won’t be able to survive and that fish won’t be able to navigate. Worldwatch Institute and Wired Science

Kaboom: Japan’s Mount Asama erupted early this morning, showering ash on Tokyo, which is 90 miles away. No injuries have been reported. National Geographic

Big-Box Redo: Best Buy will offer electronics recycling at all of its U.S. locations. Staples has also expanded its recycling program. Environmental Leader

Groundhog Day: Watch out, global warming. The little critter has predicted six more weeks of winter. Green Daily

--Avital Binshtock


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