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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: August 14, 2009

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August 14, 2009

Daily Roundup: August 14, 2009

Free Trees: August 15 and 16 will be the last chance to take advantage of the National Park Service's fee-free weekends scheduled for this summer. NPS.gov

Inspired: India's government plans to set up an environmental regulatory body modeled after the United States' EPA. Financial Times and Wall Street Journal

Money Bags: A measure to overturn Seattle's 20-cent charge on grocery bags will be put to a vote on Tuesday. Associated Press

It's Melting! Scientists report that the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica is thinning at a rate four times as fast as it was 10 years ago. Science Daily

Population Rising: A recent study predicts that seven billion people will inhabit the earth by 2011. Mongabay and Treehugger

--Della Watson

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