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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 6, 2009

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October 06, 2009

Daily Roundup: October 6, 2009

Thicker Skin: Arctic ice is staying thicker than it has been in recent years, which could mean less melting next summer. Dot Earth (NYT)

A Positive Decline: Predictions put 2009 U.S. carbon dioxide emissions at a 5.9 percent decline; reasons include the recession, as well as lessened demand for coal, electricity, and steel. Reuters

Ouch: A new study links appendicitis to air-pollution exposure. Treehugger

Hello Again:
A ferret species thought to be extinct are now roaming the Canadian wilds again, thanks to a breeding program at the Toronto Zoo. Scientific American

Sweet Solution:
Mozambique could use energy derived from its sugar mills to supply electricity to some of its population. Mail & Guardian

--Avital Binshtock


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