Happy Monday!

Here's a few good links to help you get your week started.

• Chevron hired 12 PR firms to lay communications siege to the people of the Amazon forests of Ecuador who claim that the oil giant poisoned their lands with decades of toxic waste dumping.

• My hometown of Portland, Maine, is getting a new bridge with a 12-foot wide bike and pedestrian paths.

• Does the Belo Monte dam in Brazil sacrifice the rain forest for clean energy?

• Fantastic headline from Marc Gunther: "Why green business is like teen sex".

• More rumble in the Antarctic as the Sea Shepherd's Bob Barker collides with a Japanese factory ship.

• Miracle material aerogel is on the market as super-thin insulation wrap. This stuff is game-changing.

• Greener Gadgets 2010: Which gadgets are the greenest?

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