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Trauma in the Trash: Human rubbish is causing a spike in deaths and injuries in the animal kingdom

Trauma in the Trash: Human rubbish is causing a spike in deaths and injuries in the animal kingdom | Turtle Center Bora Bora | Scoop.it

A turtle with a fish hook in its gut, an owl with a broken wing, a little penguin sliced by a propeller - all injuries caused by the most dangerous animals of all, humans.


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Funding of scientific projects on Kickstarter using crowdsourcing

Funding of scientific projects on Kickstarter using crowdsourcing | Turtle Center Bora Bora | Scoop.it

It’s a good time to be Kickstarter. The crowdfunding platform has had a blockbuster year, breaking into mainstream consciousness with campaigns that raised millions of dollars, like the Pebble e-paper watch above. The platform has seen almost $275 million pledged to some 63,000 projects to date, with $231 million going towards successful fundings.


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UN Warns of Impending Environmental Disasters

UN Warns of Impending Environmental Disasters | Turtle Center Bora Bora | Scoop.it

The UN issued a report on Earth's environmental status. Exceeding 500 pages, it details environmental degradation and change. Pesticide contamination, desertification, deforestation and declining wildlife are some of the report's 'highlights'. Predictions of rising sea levels, droughts, floods and exhausted fish populations threaten readers who do not heed UN warnings....


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