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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: January 27, 2009

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January 27, 2010

Daily Roundup: January 27, 2009

iPlanet: Apple’s new iPad boasts an impressive environmental resume: It’s fully recyclable and free of arsenic, mercury, and PVC. Ecorazzi and Apple Insider

Snow Suit: An Inuit community on an Alaskan barrier island filed a lawsuit against several large oil corporations for causing the climate change that's accelerating their island's erosion and forcing them to move to the mainland. San Francisco Chronicle

Ocean Commotion: A new study suggests that the positive feedback loop between rising ocean temperatures and their capacity to absorb carbon dioxide may not be as dire as past predictions have indicated. BBC

Windy Country:  The American Wind Energy Association announced yesterday that, partially thanks to Obama’s investments in renewable energy, turbines capable of producing a record-breaking 10,000 megawatts were built in 2009. EnergyBoom

On Target: You won’t find farmed salmon on Target’s shelves any longer; the retailer promised to replace it with wild-caught Alaskan salmon in all their fresh, frozen, and prepared products. The Daily Green

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