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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: February 16, 2011

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February 16, 2011

Daily Roundup: February 16, 2011

Good Deal: Japan and India will sign a free-trade agreement to facilitate the development and exchange of green technologies. Good 

Scraping the Barrel: ExxonMobil is struggling to find and extract new oil reserves, and is compensating by investing heavily in natural gas. Wall Street Journal

Fin-ally: California lawmakers introduced a statewide ban on the sale of shark fins, an effort to reduce pressures on severely declining shark populations. TreeHugger

Important Investment: The Nature Conservancy committed $9.4 million to protect the Flathead River Basin's vast wilderness, which straddles the Montana-British Columbia border. The Globe and Mail

Cheating the Chesapeake: Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) proposed major cuts to an EPA cleanup program for the Chesapeake Bay, one of America's most polluted waterways. New York Times 

--Zoë J. Sheldon

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