Headlines June 4, 2010

Please note:  The Roundup will post on Fridays only until further notice.  Thanks for your interest.

1.  The week in wildlife (images)—The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment

2.  Top 50 wildlife and conservation Twitter accounts—Celia Cole, Environment Blog, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2010/jun/04/top-50-twitter-conservation-wildlife

3.  Gulf of Mexico oil spill:  Your solutions—Paddy Allen, Celia Cole, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/interactive/2010/jun/04/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-reader-solutions

4.  What’s the carbon footprint of…a pint of beer?—Mike Berners-Lee, Green Living Blog, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/green-living-blog/2010/jun/04/carbon-footprint-beer

5.  Pine martens make comeback in UK after leading a secret life for decades—Paul Evans, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/04/pine-martens-uk-comeback

6.  BP hives off ‘toxic’ Gulf spill operation to dilute anti-British feeling in US—Terry Macalister, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/04/deepwater-horizon-leak-bp-criticism

7.  Environment secretary Caroline Spelman backs GM crops (UK)—Juliette Jowit, John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/04/gm-crops-caroline-spelman

8.  Alberta moves to save threatened grizzlies (Canada)—Richard Cuthbertson, The Calgary Herald 6/4/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/technology/Alberta+moves+save+threatened+grizzlies/3110708/story.html

9.  BP Breathes sigh of relief over efforts to contain oil—NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127481927

10.  A little bird mired in oil illuminates a big problem—NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127482022

11.  EPA administrator Jackson on the Gulf oil spill—NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127481931

12.  McDonald’s recall of Shrek glasses started with tipster—Scott Hensley, Shots Health Blog, NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/06/04/127474049/mcdonald-s-recall-of-shrek-cups-started-with-tipster

13.  To avoid oil, Mississippi opens shrimp season early—Carl Gibson, NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127468362

14.  Helping the pros:  Amateur ideas to stop the oil spill—Yuki Noguchi, NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127481460

15.  ‘Way too early’ for optimism on spill, Obama says (with live stream of leak)—NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127396580

16.  Stopping a spill?  There’s always the nuclear option—Corey Flintoff, NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127473704

17.  McDonald’s pulls 12M cadmium-tainted Shrek glasses—Justin Prichard, AP, SLT 6/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15228076

18.  Severe drought causes hunger for 10 million in west Africa—Xan Rice, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/03/drought-hunger-west-africa

19.  UK given final warning over London air quality—John Vidal, Helene Mulholland, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/03/uk-warning-london-air-quality

20.  London 2012 organizers scrap plans for Olympic Park wind turbine—Amelia Hill, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jun/03/london-2012-olympic-park-turbine

21.  BP boss Tony Hayward faces fresh speculation over losing job—Terry Macalister, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/jun/03/bp-tony-hayward-speculation-job-loss

22.  Oil, fishing industries entwined in Miss. River delta—Frank Morris, NPR 6/3/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127398010

23.  EPA tightens sulfur dioxide limits—John M. Broder, The New York Times 6/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/04/science/earth/04sulfur.html?ref=todayspaper

24.  Going solar is harder than it looks, a valley finds—Kirk Johnson, The New York Times 6/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/04/us/04electricity.html?ref=todayspaper

25.  Reno first in nation with wind turbines atop city hall—Susan Voyles, Reno Gazette-Journal (Nevada) 6/3/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100603/NEWS/6030348/1321/news/Reno-first-in-nation-with-wind-turbines-atop-city-hall

26.  Don’t kiss chicks, Utah health officials warn—SLT 6/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15221251

27.  London Olympics 2012 could flunk golden chance to be green—Felicity Carus, The Guardian (UK) 6/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/02/london-olympics-2012-green-chance-danger

28.  Top kill meets Titanic:  James Cameron enters fight against oil spill—Ed Pilkington, The Guardian (UK) 6/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2010/jun/02/james-cameron-underwater-oil-spill

29.  Oil capture efforts continue after saw freed—NPR 6/2/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127363845

30.  BP pins hopes on capture after top kill, cap failed—Renee Montagne, NPR 6/2/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127361758

31.  Oil cleanup dirty, not toxic, for workers—Jon Hamilton, NPR 6/2/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/06/02/127374111/oil-cleanup-workers-might-face-health-risks

32.  BP loses 15 percent of market value as US launches criminal probe of spill—Steven Mufson, Theresa Vargas, The Washington Post 6/2/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/01/AR2010060103991.html?hpid=topnews

33.  Obama says he’ll push for clean energy bill—Helene Cooper, The New York Times 6/2/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/03/us/politics/03obama.html?ref=todayspaper

34.  Upper Colorado River at risk, advocates warn—The Denver Post 6/2/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_15206708

35.  Obama administration holds meetings on ‘Great Outdoors’—Matt Gouras, AP, SLT 6/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15209770

36.  US opens criminal investigation of Gulf oil spill—NPR 6/1/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127348773

37.  Wind-energy companies losing to cheap natural gas, lack of subsidies—Christopher Martin, Bloomberg News Service, The Denver Post 6/1/10

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_15199605

38.  Chemical depot finishes mortar disposal operation—AP, SLT 6/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15204720

39.  Florida fishing town on edge over Gulf oil spill—Greg Allen, NPR 5/31/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127246469

40.  Summertime is ozone season—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/31/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15196443

41.  Oregon’s small-scale farms worry about sweeping food safety bill—Lynne Terry, The Oregonian 5/30/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/oregons_small-scale_farms_worr.html

42.  5 deadly days for wolves—Eve Byron, The Helena Independent Record (Montana) 5/30/10

http://helenair.com/news/local/state-and-regional/article_369429b0-6baa-11df-bd5b-001cc4c03286.html

43.  Grizzly death case could set precedent—Cory Hatch, Sarah Lison, Jackson Hole News & Guide, SLT 5/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15194552

44.  Rainbow Bridge monument turns 100—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15190477

45.  Inmate kills entangled deer at work farm—AP, SLT 5/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15189223

46.  Obama administration extends roadless moratorium—Jeff Barnard, AP, The Seattle Times 5/28/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011980326_apusroadlessforests4thldwritethru.html

47.  Interim director named for drilling agency—John M. Broder, The New York Times 5/28/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/29/us/29mms.html?ref=todayspaper

Commentary

48.  A bubbling crude—Editorial, SLT 6/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15213180

49.  Connecting the Gulf disaster to the Pinedale anticline—Hal Herring, The Conservationist Blog, Field & Stream 6/1/10

http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/hunting/2010/06/herring-connecting-gulf-disaster-pinedale-anticline

50.  Living with grizzlies in the Next West—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 5/31/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/05/31/1212035/living-with-grizzlies-in-the-next.html

51.  Great Salt Lake belongs to all of us—Cricket Rollins, SLT 5/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15183904

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