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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: December 2, 2009

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December 02, 2009

Daily Roundup: December 2, 2009

Inked Activists: A U.K. art collective tattooed the images of endangered species onto volunteers at an awareness-raising event called ExtInked. New Scientist

"Climate Gate" Fallout: The University of East Anglia's Phil Jones resigned due to the controversy over climate-research emails leaked by a hacker. U.S. Republicans attacked the validity of global-warming research while White House science officials defended the data. Associated Press and Wall Street Journal

What a Waste: New research suggests that the United States wastes 40 percent of its food supply each year. Treehugger

Sea Shanty: Sea Shepherd activists plan to use a Maori chant (performed by New Zealand's Tiki Taan) to intimidate whaling vessels. Ecorazzi

Pachyderm Power: Indonesian conservationists use the Flying Squad, a herd of trained elephants, to keep wild elephants from leaving protected areas. The patrols help prevent wild elephant attacks on villages, which can result in the deaths of both people and pachyderms. Los Angeles Times

--Della Watson

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