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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 18, 2010

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May 18, 2010

Daily Roundup: May 18, 2010

Making a Statement: EPA head Lisa Jackson and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar testified before the Senate about the government's response to the BP oil disaster. Politico and EPA

No More Sushi? A U.N. expert told reporters that the world's oceans could be "out of fish" in 40 years if overfishing continues. AFP

Mine Matters: Protesters gathered outside Massey Energy Co.'s annual stockholder meeting where three directors were narrowly reelected. The company has drawn criticism from environmentalists, unions, and shareholders since the April explosion at Upper Big Branch mine, which killed 29 workers. AP and Bloomberg

If a Tree Falls: Logging in Canada's boreal forest will be suspended for three years, according to an agreement between environmental groups and timber companies. New York Times

Google Gotcha: Using Google Earth and NASA satellite data, a Purdue university researcher discovered logging operations in a U.N. forest preserve in North Korea. TreeHugger

--Della Watson


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