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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 24, 2010

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June 24, 2010

Daily Roundup: June 24, 2010

Dead Meat: To "celebrate" the World Cup, an Arizona restaurant is serving lion burgers. In response, the eatery has received heated emails and bomb threats. Ecorazzi

False Start: Obama and other leaders plan to lighten up on their commitment to phasing out oil and gas subsidies at this weekend's G20 summit in Toronto, according to a document leaked by Greenpeace. The finding reveals that nations’ efforts to eliminate subsidies will be “voluntary” and “member specific.” TckTckTck

Night Moves: Workers removed eight tons of oil from the beach of Perdido Key, a barrier island off Florida’s panhandle. A three-mile-long oil plume lurks about five miles from the beaches of mainland city Pensacola. Miami Herald

Tuna Stakes: Tucson's Center for Biological Diversity filed a request for the bluefin tuna to be listed as an endangered species. Scientists agree that the Gulf oil disaster has ravaged the tuna's spawning season, killing billions of eggs and larvae of the already overfished species. New York Times

Deadly Catch: Drug-resistant bacteria have been found in seven shark species; experts believe the improper disposal of pharmaceuticals might be to blame. National Geographic

--Sarah A. Henderson

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