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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 28, 2011

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June 28, 2011

Daily Roundup: June 28, 2011

Forever Young: Originally slated for 40-year life spans, many nuclear reactors in the U.S. are having their final days put off indefinitely. MSNBC

Dry Outlook: In East Africa, drought conditions have forced food prices up, bringing Djbouti, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, and Ethiopa to the brink of famine. Guardian

Sub-Suburbia: As youth head for big cities, baby boomers are staying in the suburbs. As a result, those looking to lead a classic suburban lifestyle are having to head farther out, encouraging urban sprawl and long commutes. TreeHugger

Devil's Genome: Largely due to human-influenced inbreeding, the Tasmanian Devil population is being ravaged by a contagious cancer. U.S. News & World Report

Road Rage: Cities across Europe are trying to encourage people to use eco-friendly modes of transportation — by making urban driving even more miserable. New York Times

--Colin Griffin


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