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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: March 12, 2009

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March 12, 2009

Daily Roundup: March 12, 2009

Death by Smog: A new study suggests that long-term exposure to ground-level ozone significantly increases people's chances of dying from lung disease. New York Times

Losing Ground: If sea levels rise as predicted, California could lose about $100 billion worth of property, according to a new report by the Pacific Institute. The San Francisco Bay area would be one of the hardest-hit areas. Bloomberg

A Crime Against Nature: A struggling Florida wildlife sanctuary's finances took a hit when a burglar swiped $13,000 worth of donations. Palm Beach Post

Trouble at the Feeder: A bird feed recall has been issued after a string of deaths among wild birds. Peanuts contaminated with salmonella are the suspected cause of the avian poisonings. Asheville Citizen-Times

Mood Lighting: Pollution has reduced visibility in many parts of the world since the 1970s, resulting in a "global dimming," say researchers. Reuters

--Della Watson

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