Today’s green news round-up holds the secret to a long, healthy life.
- A new seabird was discovered in Hawaii…and it’s a 40-year-old stuffed specimen. (Mongabay)
- Coal shortages are speeding up China’s move toward clean energy. (CleanTechnica)
- A new study says deforestation rates are higher in protected forests. (YaleE360)
- Attention Labor Day travelers: Hurricane Irene might’ve shut down your favorite outdoor recreation spot. (Christian Science Monitor)
- The world’s oldest person (nearly 121! wow!) credits her longevity to her healthy, all-natural Amazon Rainforest lifestyle. (Treehugger)
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