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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: March 8, 2011

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March 08, 2011

Daily Roundup: March 8, 2011

Nest Egg: A 60-year-old albatross, the oldest known wild bird in the United States, is a new mother. New York Times and MSNBC

Emperor's New Clothes: A once-thriving colony of penguins has disappeared from Antarctica's Emperor Island. Scientists suspect that loss of sea ice may be to blame. Treehugger

Cold War Kids: Colorado officials granted approval for what would be the first new uranium mill in the United States in more than 25 years. Reuters and Bloomberg

Dead Sea: A million dead sardines were found in a California harbor. Officials speculate that the fish became trapped in the Redondo Beach harbor and perished due to lack of oxygen. AP and AFP

Second Helping: Eco-farming projects could double crop yields in developing countries, says a U.N. report. Scientific American

--Della Watson


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