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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: July 11, 2011

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July 11, 2011

Daily Roundup: July 11, 2011

Ring of Fire: Scientists discovered 12 new underwater volcanoes. Science Daily

Whale Tales: The UK proposed reforms at the annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission. The proposal comes in response to allegations that Japan bought the votes of developing countries. BBC and Washington Post

In One End and Out the Other: Researchers discovered that about 15% of snails can survive the passage through a bird's digestive track. Discovery News and UPI

Battle of the Bulb: The House of Representatives is considering a bill that would repeal energy-efficiency standards for light bulbs. New York Times and Christian Science Monitor

Apples to Apples: California will release hundreds of wasps in an attempt to control the brown apple moth without pesticides. The stingerless wasp lays its eggs inside the moth's eggs. Treehugger

--Della Watson 


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