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Environmentalists Call for 10-Year Moratorium on Arctic Shipping Increase to Protect Endangered Beluga Whales

Environmentalists Call for 10-Year Moratorium on Arctic Shipping Increase to Protect Endangered Beluga Whales | InterestingStuff | Scoop.it
Environmentalists today called on the eight Arctic nations of the Arctic Council to enact a ten-year moratorium on any increase in Arctic shipping to protect endangered beluga whales from the threat of growing ship traffic in their habitat.  The moratorium will enable nations to finalize and implem
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How Much Time Have You Wasted on Facebook? | TIME.com

How Much Time Have You Wasted on Facebook? | TIME.com | InterestingStuff | Scoop.it
Estimate the total amount of time you've spent on the site with this tool.
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since April 2007 i've been a member 2649 days, posted 3505 times and wasted 29days, 3hours and 27minutes and counting........thats not bad fb must be dissapointed in me

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BT Tower breaks record for panoramic picture.

BT Tower breaks record for panoramic picture. | InterestingStuff | Scoop.it
Check it out for yourself + win FREE BT broadband for a year & an iPad!
 
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5 Tiny Common Sense Changes That Would Save the World

5 Tiny Common Sense Changes That Would Save the World | InterestingStuff | Scoop.it
Forgive us if we're being naive when we say a lot of modern problems seem to have fairly obvious solutions ... if somebody was willing to make a bold move.
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Times investigation: Legal drugs, deadly outcomes

Times investigation: Legal drugs, deadly outcomes | InterestingStuff | Scoop.it
Prescription overdoses kill more people than heroin and cocaine. An L.A. Times review of coroners' records finds that drugs prescribed by a small number of doctors caused or contributed to a disproportionate number of deaths.
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Nanoparticles Made From Bee Venom Can Kill HIV

Nanoparticles Made From Bee Venom Can Kill HIV | InterestingStuff | Scoop.it
Earlier this week we reported on the remarkable news that a Mississippi-born baby was cured of HIV. Now, as if to show the disease that its days are truly numbered, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St.

 

 
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Insects are saving the day ....then it is an underexploited resource ....we have exploited everything else .....how could we lieave out exploiting invertebrates as well

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