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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: July 26, 2010

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July 26, 2010

Daily Roundup: July 26, 2010

Mission Accomplished: David de Rothchild's recycled-plastic-bottle boat, the Plastiki, completed its 8,000-mile journey from Sausalito, California, to Sydney, Australia. Time and National Geographic

Drops to Drink: Less than 50 percent of the water in China's major rivers and lakes is safe to drink. A quarter of that nation's water is too polluted for industrial use. Treehugger and Reuters

High Hopes: NASA is leading initiatives to design eco-friendly airplanes. Scientific American

Help Wanted: BP's CEO, Tony Hayward, is expected to step down in October. Sources say he may be offered a job with a BP joint venture in Russia. AP, Guardian, and Telegraph

Burglar Bear: In Colorado, a bear broke into a car and knocked the vehicle into neutral, which caused it to roll down a hill and crash in a thicket of trees. The bear, who was later rescued from the wreck, was apparently attracted by a sandwich left inside the car. BBC and Treehugger

--Della Watson

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