Sick and tired of hearing from me about lead-up to the Olympics in London and Beijing? (I know Patrick is.) Well, exciting news, sports fans — we can look ahead to environmental devastation in preparation for Olympics 2014!

Leading environmental groups said on Friday Russia’s bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics would involve tearing down forest that is home to rare wildlife including brown bears and red deer.

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FYI, the other cities in the running for 2014 Olympics hosting are Salzburg, Austria, and Pyeongchang, South Korea. You might want to pencil them into your day planner.

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