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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 1, 2011

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February 01, 2011

Daily Roundup: February 1, 2011

Go Fish: Global fish consumption is at an all-time high, despite the unfortunate state of most fisheries, reports the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. Grist

Making Good? BP, which posted a $4.9 billion loss, has reportedly set aside $41 billion for cleanup efforts and says future ventures will focus on “quality, not quantity.” Guardian

Strange but True: Castrated reindeer are better able to cope with the effects of climate change, herders find. Huffington Post

Fracking Foul: An investigation concluded that the widespread practice of injecting diesel fuel into the ground violates the Safe Drinking Water Act, despite claims by industry proponents that fracking (a method of extracting natural gas) poses no threat. The Hill

Snow Days Galore: Ready your shovels: A massive winter storm is set to blanket the Eastern U.S. Guardian and NOAA

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