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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: March 17, 2009

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March 17, 2009

Daily Roundup: March 17, 2009

Among Us: A fungus, called stem rust, or Ug99, is threatening wheat crops worldwide. Nature

Papal Decree: In Africa today, the pope spoke out against condom use even in the face of AIDS and population issues. Reuters

Cold Evidence: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said he’d consider approving drilling for oil just outside Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge – if there's proof that it wouldn’t bother the refuge’s natural environment. Los Angeles Times

Grrr: An Iberian lynx, the world’s most endangered feline species, pregnant with two cubs, was run over, then shot, decreasing the species’ global population by 1.5 percent. Yahoo and TreeHugger

Read and Green: The New York Times introduced a new green-living column called The Green Home. Dot Earth (NYT)

--Avital Binshtock

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