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Exploring Ways To Protect Fish From Barotrauma
2014-04-16 15:35:48

Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the way up to the top of Mt. Everest — in the blink of an eye.

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2010-10-06 10:10:00

Scientists discovered an average of three new biological species each week in the Greater Mekong region of Asia, including such unique life forms as a fish with vampire-like fangs and a 22-foot tall carnivorous plant, international conservation group WWF announced on Wednesday.

2010-04-30 11:09:07

Population growth, urbanization, increasing pollution, soil erosion and climate variations are all reflected in the management and adequacy of the world's waters.

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2010-04-03 07:00:00

Southeast Asian leaders are set to lean on China during talks as controversy builds over the cause of the shrinking lower Mekong River.

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2009-09-25 13:45:22

Researchers reported the discovery of 163 new species in the Greater Mekong region last year, and now they are at risk of becoming extinct due to climate change.

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2009-06-18 15:25:00

A new WWF report released Thursday finds that pollution in Asia’s Mekong River is putting dolphins in Laos and Cambodia at risk of extinction.

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2009-05-21 12:45:00

A UN report said Thursday that a dam-building spree in China poses the greatest threat to the future of the already beleaguered Mekong, one of the world's major rivers and a key source of water for the region.

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2008-12-15 11:35:00

Researchers have reported the discovery of more than 1,000 new species in the Greater Mekong region over the past decade.


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dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.