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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: January 27, 2011

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January 27, 2011

Daily Roundup: January 27, 2011

Conscious Consumption: Vermont and Maryland created a new legal designation for businesses that make environmental and social responsibilty a priority, calling them 'benefit corporations.' Grist

This Land is Your Land: A court in Botswana reaffirmed the land and water rights of the Kalahari Bushmen, allowing them to return to the land they've lived on for thousands of years. BBC News

Senior Stars: Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope claim to have discovered the oldest galaxy yet, said to have emerged only 480 million years after the Big Bang. Yahoo! News

Natural Isn't Better: Natural gas isn't that much better than oil or coal when the entire lifecycle is taken into account, indicates a new EPA analysis. TreeHugger

Skeptic-Gate: Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) wants Congress to question climate-change denier Pat Roberts about his ties to corporate interests. Huffington Post

--Rosie Spinks

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