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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: March 9, 2009

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March 09, 2009

Daily Roundup: March 9, 2009

Floating On Trash: David de Rothschild’s Plastiki, a boat made of plastic bottles, is almost ready for its 11,000-mile sojourn across the Pacific. National Geographic and Ecorazzi

Little Things: Manmade aerosols are threatening ocean phytoplankton. Their destruction could mean the release of a lot more carbon. Nature News

Green, Eh: Canada has passed a green stimulus of its own, with $41 million in governmental monies going toward renewable-energy projects. Scientific American

Not So Sweet: Splenda doesn’t get filtered out of wastewater, which means it stays in our drinking water, as well as in wild waters, potentially causing harm to fish and algae. Chicago Tribune

Expensive Produce: A proposed law is threatening to cost farmers’ market vendors $1 million in fines. TreeHugger

--Avital Binshtock

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