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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: July 28, 2009

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July 28, 2009

Daily Roundup: July 28, 2009

Crushed Out: Brazilian soy crushers extended a boycott on soybeans cultivated in recently deforested regions of the Amazon. Reuters

Go Green: The EPA's Green Power Partnership recognized 20 companies for generating and consuming on-site green power. EPA and The Green Blog

Signed, Sealed, and Delivered? The United States and China signed a memorandum on climate change that could lay the groundwork for future cooperation on environmental issues. China Daily and Washington Post

On Shaky Ground: According to a recent report, 23 percent of panda habitat was destroyed during the Sichuan earthquake. Associated Press and CNN

Dead in the Water: The footprint of the Gulf of Mexico's dead zone is smaller than predicted, but the volume of low-oxygen water was higher than normal in some areas, said scientists. New York Times

--Della Watson


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