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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 17, 2010

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February 17, 2010

Daily Roundup: February 17, 2010

Life in the Slow Lane: Danish shipping company Maersk reduced its ships' cruising speed, cutting fuel consumption and carbon emissions by about 30 percent. New York Times

Unfriendly Skies: Three employees of electric-car maker Tesla Motors were killed in a plane crash. Los Angeles Times

Total Package: A new bill proposed by Israel's Environmental Protection Ministry would require packaging-material manufacturers to recycle 60 percent of their output by 2014 and bar them from sending any packaging waste to the landfill by 2020. Haaretz

Pet Problem: Singer Amy Winehouse reportedly asked an animal shelter to take custody of her cats. Ecorazzi and Green Daily

Do As I Say: Researchers at George Mason University and Yale found a gap between people's attitudes about green lifestyle habits and their actual behavior. Treehugger

--Della Watson

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