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FootprintWire 11.5.12

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Today’s green news: Chicago warehouse converted into no-waste no-energy food factory

Rotterdam use car parks and playgrounds to ‘climate proof’ the city from heavier rains and rising tides, in The Guardian.

Science academies from UK, US, China and India urge leaders attending G8 summit and Rio+20 summit, to ‘save the planet’, on BBC.

Government in breach of promise to designate marine conservation zones by 2012, in The Guardian.

And finally …The Plant, a former meat-packing house in Chicago’s stockyards is converted into no-waste no-energy food factory, funded by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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