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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 11, 2011

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May 11, 2011

Daily Roundup: May 11, 2011

A Holy Matter: After releasing the findings of a study done by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Pope Benedict XVI has deemed that fighting global warming is a moral imperative. PBS

Natural High: A Sherpa summited Mount Everest for the 21st time, breaking his own world record. Huffington Post

Take the Money and Run: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has accepted $200 million in federal funds for a high-speed rail project, putting him at odds with his conservative Tea Party counterparts. The Guardian

Bear Down: A new study which shows that black bears have only killed 63 people in the U.S. and Canada in the past 109 years also recommends a new code of conduct for human-bear encounters. New York Times

Not Again: The natural-disaster prone state of Louisiana is preparing for mass flooding as the crested Mississippi river makes its way to the Gulf of Mexico. Mother Nature Network

--Rosie Spinks

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