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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: December 9, 2010

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December 09, 2010

Daily Roundup: December 9, 2010

Coyote Cops: Sixty wild coyotes fitted with radio collars are patrolling downtown Chicago and controlling rodent populations. They're supposed to be there, police say. NPR

Green Pope: The Vatican quietly helped the U.S. lobby states to join the Copenhagen Accord on climate change, according to WikiLeaks. AFP

Pregnant Daddies? Scientists created mice from two fathers using stem-cell technologies, an advance that could help preserve endangered species. Slate

Bad Money: Consumers can't avoid BPA, since the toxic compound is in most receipts and in 95% of dollar bills tested, says a new study. Huffington Post

Swept Away: Offshore wind power hasn't been put to use yet, but ambitious developers are proposing large farms, like a 270-square-foot setup off Rhode Island's coast that would send 1,000 megawatts by cable to neighboring states. Green (NYT)

--Natalya Stanko


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