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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 30, 2009

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April 30, 2009

Daily Roundup: April 30, 2009

Wipes and Warming: Tesco, a UK shopping chain, will display the carbon footprint of its house brand toilet paper on the packaging. Treehugger

Tree Comeback: Scientists are hopeful that a sixth-generation hybrid chestnut tree will be able to replace the American chestnut in forests decimated by fungus. Scientific American

Sweet: A new study says that dark chocolate is the type of chocolate with the smallest carbon footprint. BBC

Pollution Problem: Bakersfield, California, was ranked as the city with the highest levels of fine particulate pollution, according to a report by the American Lung Association. Christian Science Monitor

Ship Shape: Scientists at a Swedish university have developed a more environmentally friendly method for washing boats. Science Daily

--Della Watson

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