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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 5, 2009

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October 05, 2009

Daily Roundup: October 5, 2009

Flower Power: A study by the University of Rochester found that people exposed to nature are more generous. Treehugger

That's an Order: President Obama signed an executive order that requires federal agencies to set greenhouse gas reduction goals within 90 days. White House Press Office

Thirsty: According to charity organization Oxfam, 6.2 million Ethiopians need humanitarian relief because of severe drought. Reuters

Splitsville: Apple announced its resignation from the Chamber of Commerce, joining three utility companies that quit previously in opposition to the chamber's stance on climate legislation. San Jose Mercury News

Glowing Report: San Francisco State University biologists discovered seven species of luminescent mushrooms. Science Daily

--Della Watson


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