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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 26, 2009

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May 26, 2009

Daily Roundup: May 26, 2009

Sí, Says S.C.: Sierra Club Executive Director Carl Pope applauded Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, noting her rulings in favor of environmental protection. Sierra Club

Humans + Nature: The U.N. named 22 new biosphere reserves, including a mountain in North Korea and a somewhat urbanized region in southern Germany. Dot Earth (NYT)

It’s Time: Time magazine published a well-illustrated “Global Warming Survival Guide” with 51 green tips. No. 1 is “Turn Food into Fuel,” No. 22 advises us not to eat meat, and No. 44 is “Check your tires.” Time

Chew on This: Sustainability-minded students at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh petitioned to banish KFC from campus. Treehugger

Iw, Canada: In response to the E.U.’s ban on seal products, Canada's governor general ate a slaughtered seal's raw heart to show support for the country's seal hunters. San Francisco Chronicle

--Avital Binshtock


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