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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: August 9, 2010

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August 09, 2010

Daily Roundup: August 9, 2010

Cold Snap: A chunk of ice four times larger than Manhattan broke free from Greenland’s Petermann glacier. Scientists believe this 100-square-mile “Ice Island” could be the biggest glacier collapse ever recorded. National Geographic

Clearing the Air: The EPA will issue its first set of final rules – fully implemented in 2013 – to cap the release of mercury and other toxins by Portland cement-manufacturing kilns, the third-largest mercury emitters in the U.S. EPA

Berry Disturbing: The world largest storage area for Europe’s fruit and berries, located outside St. Petersburg, Russia, is at risk of being destroyed by residential developers. New York Times

Dirty Look: Vogue Italy’s latest photo shoot features shocking images of a model covered in oil as she plays dead on a rocky beach in black high-fashion garments. Ecorazzi

Public Dismissal: The EPA officially rejected the petitions filed by those who dismiss the idea that humans cause climate change. ENN

--Sarah A. Henderson


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