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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 13, 2009

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October 13, 2009

Daily Roundup: October 13, 2009

Don't Call It a Comeback: The Banggai crow, thought to be extinct, has been rediscovered by scientists in Indonesia. Science Daily

More Power to Ya: California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill that will require utility companies to compensate homeowners who add surplus electricity to the grid through solar panels or wind generators. San Francisco Chronicle

Groovy: A new study found that buying music online can cut CO2 emissions by 40 to 80 percent compared to traditional CD distribution. Treehugger

Downgraded: According to a new opinion poll, Australians no longer see climate change legislation as a top priority. "Job security" is now the top issue, while "fighting global warming" ranked seventh in the survey. Reuters

The Burning Earth: The result of dry conditions, underground fires are burning in Spain's Tablas de Daimiel National Park, a wetlands area that is home to diverse wildlife. AFP

--Della Watson


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