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Carvings found in Maya tomb may hold secrets of the Snake Dynasty

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Archaeologists have discovered an unusually large tomb at the ancient Maya city of Xunantunich in western Belize, where they found the skeleton of a 20-30-year-old man and three hieroglyphic panels.

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Carvings found in Maya tomb may hold secrets of the Snake Dynasty
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The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
And how to fix them.
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Five practical ways to stay focused at work.
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Some simple effective advice to regain focus (and control of your day)

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Useful post, presenting some good tips. For those who speak Portuguese or Spanish and are interested in business management, please visit http://www.quanticaconsultoria.com
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Coral reefs in East Pacific are 'isolated' from the rest of the ocean

Coral reefs in East Pacific are 'isolated' from the rest of the ocean | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Bristol have found that larvae produced by coral in the central Pacific are unable to cross the vast expanse of open ocean to reach those on the west coast of the US.

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Will the Great Barrier Reef be gone in 35 years?

Will the Great Barrier Reef be gone in 35 years? | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
The iconic natural wonder is facing unprecedented threats. Are there any scientific advances that can help preserve it before it’s too late?

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In a world of 7 billion people how can we protect wildlife?

In a world of 7 billion people how can we protect wildlife? | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
With the planet at a crossroads, September will bring two crucial global conferences on the urgent issue of how best to protect endangered species

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Someone is shooting sea otters in California

Someone is shooting sea otters in California | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Three male sea otters have been found dead with gunshot wounds in California. Authorities are offering $10,000 in reward for information.

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Study shows tragic drop in African elephants

Study shows tragic drop in African elephants | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
30% of Africa's savannah elephants have been wiped out in just 7 years, according to the Great Elephant Census, and localized extinction is almost certain.

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New Documentary Racing Extinction Explores How Humanity Is Killing the World

New Documentary Racing Extinction Explores How Humanity Is Killing the World | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Louis Psihoyos' new film, Racing Extinction, airing December 2 on Discovery, explores the man-made causes of what biologists call the sixth mass extinction.

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End the cruel and wasteful seal hunt

End the cruel and wasteful seal hunt | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Year after year, tens of thousands of seals are killed during Canada's commercial seal hunt. The animals are skinned, and sometimes their flippers are cut off. Then their bodies are tossed away.
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Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earth's wilderness in 25 years – study

Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earth's wilderness in 25 years – study | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Experts warn there may be no unspoilt places left within a century as report shows an area twice the size of Alaska has been lost since 1993

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To touch or not to touch

To touch or not to touch | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
A recent discussion ensued on Google+ recently with a photograph of a dive guide interacting with marine life. He was kissing a Scorpion Fish. It was interesting in so much as it made me reflect on how I've developed since my first tentative steps into diving 15 odd years ago. Shortly after training I dived…

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Antarctica at Risk of Runaway Melting, Scientists Discover

Antarctica at Risk of Runaway Melting, Scientists Discover | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
The world’s greatest reservoir of ice is verging on a breakdown that could push seas to historic heights.

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Endangered sharks sold at China fish market causes anger

Endangered sharks sold at China fish market causes anger | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Photos of endangered hammerhead sharks piled up for sale at a fish market in Sanya, Hainan Province on April 9 went viral on Chinese social media at the weekend. @ http://gbtimes.com/life/endangered-sharks-sold-china-fish-market-causes-anger

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Curiosity Is as Important as Intelligence

You need both to manage complexity.

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How high is your CQ?
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France bans all ivory and rhino horn trade

France bans all ivory and rhino horn trade | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
France issues a total ban on ivory and rhino horn trading regardless of when it was procured

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Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area

Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says that President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world's larges

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Earth's oldest ocean crust formed 340 million years ago

Earth's oldest ocean crust formed 340 million years ago | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
During the late Palaeozoic Era, a tear appeared in the supercontinent Gondwana and an ocean filled the hole. Today, a geologist says, part of that ocean floor

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The Southern Ocean is getting less salty. Here’s what that could mean for the rest of the world

The Southern Ocean is getting less salty. Here’s what that could mean for the rest of the world | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Melting sea ice could be 'a driver of changes in the climate system.'

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Reef Fish Listen to Find Homes but Can’t Hear Far

Reef Fish Listen to Find Homes but Can’t Hear Far | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
The ocean is actually no "Silent World," as Jacques Cousteau once wrote, although people miss most of the important stuff.

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Exposed: the inhumane shooting of hundreds of seals

Exposed: the inhumane shooting of hundreds of seals | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Hundreds of seals shot around Scotland’s coasts were pregnant, feeding their young or failed to die instantly, according to a new study.

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How do shark teeth bite? Reciprocating saw, glue provide answers

How do shark teeth bite? Reciprocating saw, glue provide answers | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Sharks have a big reputation for their teeth.

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Rising Ocean Temperatures ‘Greatest Hidden Challenge Of Our Generation,’ Report Says

Rising Ocean Temperatures ‘Greatest Hidden Challenge Of Our Generation,’ Report Says | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
Rising ocean temperature is the “greatest hidden challenge of our generation," according to the most comprehensive study on ocean warming to date. (From The Weather Channel / by Pam Wright)-- Compiled by 80 scientists in 12 countries for

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Roman gold finger ring with intaglio of Roman god Mercury among treasures declared in Wales | Culture24

Roman gold finger ring with intaglio of Roman god Mercury among treasures declared in Wales | Culture24 | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
A Roman gold finger ring, a silver post-medieval seal matrix and a small medieval brooch are three of the newly-declared archaeological treasures in Wales. See them here.

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Four Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention to Sea Level Rise Now

Four Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention to Sea Level Rise Now | KNOWING............. | Scoop.it
As global warming continues to rapidly heat up the Eath, the mighty glaciers are rapidly melting, disrupting the natural movement of the water on earth. Researchers say that in 2100, the sea level will rise up to more than six feet, a phenomenon which could flood and submerge major cities in the world.

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History of the Great Library of Alexandria

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The Library of Alexandria is said to have been one of the biggest in the ancient world. Here's an overview of the history of this great library.

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