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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 15, 2011

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February 15, 2011

Daily Roundup: February 15, 2011

Farm Fight: A battle to preserve California’s protected rural areas is creating an unusual coalition between environmentalists and farmers. At stake are 16 million acres that could end up under asphalt. San Jose Mercury News

High Traffic: Last year, more than 4 million people visited Yosemite National Park, a 14-year high. Business Wire

Better Bike Lane: Cyclists are often personae non gratae both on roads with cars and on sidewalks with pedestrians. The solution? Give them their own space. Grist

Tower of Power: A unique new form of solar technology in Seville, Spain, is pushing architectural boundaries to create big energy in a small space. Huffington Post

Office Space: The largest net-zero energy office building in the country, in Golden, Colorado, comes complete with speakers to mimic the sounds of traditional air conditioning. New York Times

--Tim McDonnell

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