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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 23, 2010

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February 23, 2010

Daily Roundup: February 23, 2010

Take Two: In April, the U.N. will reconvene in Bonn, Germany, to resume the negotiations that began in Copenhagen regarding an international climate-change treaty. Washington Post and AFP

Villain Village:
A new study shows that sexual predators converge in cities that play host to the oil and gas industries. Up to three times as many such criminals settle in those areas as they do in nearby tourist or farming towns. Nature

Two Birds, One Shot:
Three of the world’s 330 or so remaining California condors died of lead poisoning after eating the carcasses of animals shot by hunters using lead bullets. Los Angeles Times

Acid Influx: According to new research, the world’s oceans have become 30 percent more acidic since the Industrial Revolution, having absorbed a third of human-caused carbon emissions. Scientific American

Good Judgment:
American Idol judge Simon Cowell has agreed to give up eating meat one day each week. Ecorazzi

--Avital Binshtock

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