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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 22, 2010

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October 22, 2010

Daily Roundup: October 22, 2010

Croc on a Plane: A crocodile may have caused a plane crash that killed 20 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Smuggled aboard inside carry-on luggage, the croc apparently escaped mid-flight, creating a panic that led to the crash. AOL News, Telegraph, and Ecorazzi

All That Glitters: Papua New Guinea licensed the first ever deep-sea mineral mine. The controversial operation will extract copper, zinc, and gold for a Canadian company, Nautilus Minerals. TreeHugger

Beary Hungry: An increase in bear attacks in rural Japan is believed to be caused by a food shortage in the animals' habitat. L.A Unleashed

Secondhand Smoke: Forest fires in Indonesia caused a smoky haze that spread to Singapore and Malaysia, whose leaders urged Indonesian officials to crack down on the illegal fires, which are used to clear land for palm-oil plantations. Canadian Press and Reuters

Heat Exhaustion: Scientists blame climate change for a massive coral die-off in the Indian and Pacific oceans. Scientific American

--Della Watson

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