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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 1, 2011

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June 01, 2011

Daily Roundup: June 1, 2011

Cucumber Crisis: 365 new cases were reported today in Germany's mysterious E.coli outbreak, which has already killed 16. The culprit may be cucumbers. Guardian

Purification: The World Bank approved $1 billion for cleaning the Ganges River. TreeHugger 

Dammed if You Do: Brazilian officials signed off on a $17-million dam to be constructed on the Amazon River. Reuters

Backing Down: Due to pressure from Congress, the Obama administration abandoned plans to federally protect millions of undeveloped acres in the West. Huffington Post

That's Deep: Scientists discovered a species of worm 2.2 miles beneath the earth's surface, making it the deepest living animal ever found. National Geographic

 --Christa Morris



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