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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: March 24, 2011

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March 24, 2011

Daily Roundup: March 24, 2011

Still Shaking: A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit Myanmar today, and could be felt as far as Bangkok, Thailand. Los Angeles Times

In Nuke's Way: Fifty workers are trying to prevent a nuclear meltdown at Fukushima, sacrificing their own safety for that of others. Robots have also arrived on the scene, but their role is as yet unclear. Daily Mail and Scientific American

Back in the Green: After a two-week hiatus following Japan's earthquake and tsunami, Toyota has begun churning out the Prius and its other hybrid cars again. Wall Street Journal

Deep Down: Scientists are planning to drill to the earth's mantle, an endeavor never before attempted. National Geographic

Rising From Ashes: The EPA's inspector general says his agency didn't properly assess the risks of coal ash before approving it as an ingredient in construction projects. Washington Post

 --Avital Binshtock


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