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Tonle Sap Lake
2014-12-24 14:47:27

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly 100,000 people reside on floating lake houses in Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, and it certainly is an idyllic place to live – that is, until it comes time to use the restroom. A person’s gut reaction is to simply relieve themselves in the water. Need to pee, standing next to a large body of water: It's ingrained in us from a young age to do this. (Thanks family vacations to the beach!) But 100,000 people consistently...

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.

2013-03-18 10:48:04

Around half of Cambodia's tropical flooded grasslands have been lost in just 10 years according to new research from the University of East Anglia.


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The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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