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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 10, 2011

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May 10, 2011

Daily Roundup: May 10, 2011

Punked: Peabody Coal was the target of a hoax which purported that the energy giant would provide free asthma inhalers. Forbes

Worthy Weasels? The federal government agreed to determine, within the next six years, whether more than 250 species are eligible for endangered status. Washington Post

Hoorah: Every new building erected by the Navy and Marine Corps must, by 2013, be able to earn LEED gold. Greenwire

Well, Dam: Chile will build five dams on two of Patagonia's wildest rivers, a $7-billion project. Some locals vow to resist. MSNBC

Noble Attempt: Nepal's former foreign minister died on Mount Everest while trying to become the oldest person to ever reach the summit. He was 82 years old. Himalayan Times

--Avital Binshtock


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