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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: July 13th, 2011

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July 13, 2011

Daily Roundup: July 13th, 2011

Whaling On: Despite the efforts of The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, the Japanese whaling armada will descend upon the Antarctic once again. BBC

Vicious Cycle: Hotter global temperatures are causing the world's oceans to warm up, reducing the amount of carbon that they can absorb, resulting in hotter global temperatures... CNN

Fission: In a departure from Japan's former energy policies, Prime Minister Naoto Kan is calling for a complete phase out of nuclear power. New York Times

Half Baked: Hot, humid conditions sent temperatures into the triple digit range for nearly half of the country on Tuesday, driving millions inside and roasting poultry in their cages. Los Angeles Times

Myopia: Ethiopia has begun construction on a massive dam on the Blue Nile, upsetting environmentalists as well as nations downstream. National Geographic 

--Colin Griffin



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