Today’s green news is rather gloomy, but a rainbow is waiting for you at the end:
- Coal is literally killing China–lung cancer is now the #1 cause of death there. (Treehugger)
- Scientists can see the world’s groundwater depletion from space. (The New York Times)
- In the Brazilian Amazon, 3 activists were assassinated in the past week–and murders due to land disputes continue to grow. (Mongabay)
- As the economy starts to recover, greenhouse gas emissions are rising again. (BBC)
- A leech with gigantic teeth, a raspy cricket and a duiker are among the top 10 most notable species discovered in 2010. (Conservation Journal Watch)
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