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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: November 24, 2009

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November 24, 2009

Daily Roundup: November 24, 2009

Heat's On: A new, multi-university study says that rising temperatures in Africa could severely affect heat-sensitive crops, causing 50 percent more civil wars by 2030. Treehugger

Rising Tide: A new report claims that global warming is speeding up, and that sea levels could rise up to 6.5 feet by 2100 instead of the 2007 projection of 7 to 24 inches. Reuters

Painted in Greenwash? European McDonald's will replace their famous red background with a “deep hunter green” to promote the company's supposed environmental commitment. GreenBiz.com

Worth Its Salt: Norway unveiled the world’s first prototype of an osmotic power plant, which harnesses the power of salt to drive a turbine. ENN

Tiger Tipping Point: Increased poaching and habitat loss have caused a significant decline in  Siberian tiger populations, causing Russian scientists and NGOs to call for regulations and increased protection. ScienceDaily

--Michael Mullaley


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