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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 24, 2011

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June 24, 2011

Daily Roundup: June 24, 2011

Jellyfish Jam: Operations at Japan's Shimane nuclear power plant have returned to normal after jellyfish retreated from a seawater cooling pipe. The jellyfish had been blocking the nuclear reactor's cooling system. Reuters

Who Killed the Electric Car? Electric-vehicle manufacturer Think Global filed for bankruptcy. The Norwegian company was founded more than 20 years ago and was owned by Ford from 1999 to 2003. Los Angeles Times

Net Gain: Researchers discovered that the "bubble nets" humpback whales use to trap prey are more complex than previously thought. A newly discovered feeding tactic has been dubbed "double loops." Mother Jones

Danger Zone: Canada, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Vietnam blocked a U.N. move to add asbestos to a list of dangerous substances subject to export restrictions. AFP

Animal Planet: Scientists discovered more than 300 new species in the Philippines, including a "laughing" cicada, a driftwood-eating starfish, and a deep-sea swell shark. Science Daily

--Della Watson

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