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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: January 5, 2010

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January 05, 2010

Daily Roundup: January 5, 2010

Growth Opportunity: Wealthy Detroit resident John Hantz plans to invest $30 million to build a large-scale urban farm on 50 acres of land on the city's east side. CNN Money

Rapid Fire: After four days, Sweden's first wolf hunt in 45 years ended when hunters reached their quota of 27 kills. Sydney Morning Herald

Mysterious Tide: Thousands of dead octopi washed up on a beach in Portugal. Scientists don't know what killed the animals and have warned the public not to eat them. Treehugger

Top That: Actor Emile Hirsch announced that he will join Jessica Biel, Lupe Fiasco, Kenna, and other celebs for a week-long journey to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the global water crisis. Ecorazzi

Making Waves: Researchers claim that dolphins are smarter than chimpanzees and should be treated as "non-human persons." Times Online

--Della Watson


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