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Prosthetic swimming leg

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Prosthetic Leg Made With Common Household Materials

Tessellated Wooden Art<p>Pocket Zen Garden<p>How to Choose the Right Pot or Planter for a Plant<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Um---sorta! Kinda the same basic …

Swimming: 12 Facts for London 2012

Swimming, which dates back to ancient Egyptian and Greek times, has been a part of every Paralympic Games since the Rome 1960 Games.<p>1. Who, what, …

Paralympic

The London 2012 Paralympic Games broke all records with more than 4,250 athletes from 164 countries taking part in 20 sports and a record 2.7 million …

Overfishing

Overfishing<p>Top<br>• Overview<br>• Causes<br>• Impacts<br>• What WWF is Doing<br>• How You Can Help<p>Donate<p>Overview<p>Overfishing occurs when more fish are caught than the population …

Greenhouse Gases Hit Record High Amid Fears of CO2 Saturation Point

Data suggest natural "carbon sinks" may be nearing exhaustion, say some scientists, although others disagree.<p>The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide, the World Meteorological Organization reported Tuesday, …

Facts on Overfishing

TheWorldCounts, 15 April, 2014<p><b>There’s plenty of fish in the sea</b><p>This is a favorite expression which means that there’s an abundance of supply. But the …

The Ripple Effect of Overfishing Our Oceans

This article originally appeared in the <i>San Francisco Examiner.</i><p>Just recently, I took my 12-year-old daughter out kayaking in the beautiful Elkhorn …

Conservation

How Much Will the Last Pacific Bluefin Tuna Cost?

A single 230-kilogram (507-pound) Pacific bluefin tuna sold in Tokyo on Jan. 5 for approximately $70,000 (7.36 million yen).<p>The price—and the pomp …

Destructive Fishing » Marine Conservation Institute

Overfishing – catching more fish than the ocean can produce – has been an ongoing challenge for fisheries managers for decades. About 25% of US fish …