Coal Mining, Oil & Gas Exploration Threaten Marine Life At Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, UN Alarmed

The Great Barrier Reef off the Queensland coast of Australia is home to a wealth of marine life. The reef is home to 400 types of coral and 1,500 species of fish.

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The World’s Oceans, In Danger From Overfishing, Marine Degradation & Loss Of Habitat – World Bank

About 85 percent of ocean fisheries are fully exploited, over-exploited or depleted, including most of the stocks of the top 10 species, World Bank president Robert Zoellick told the World Oceans Summit in Singapore.

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Study: Vitamin D May Prevent Age Related Vision Loss

A new study indicates that taking sufficient vitamin D could prevent vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) which affects 15 million Americans with 200,000 new cases each year.

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Tubli Offers A Safer Alternative To Costly Chemical Pesticides

Tubli (Derris) contains rotenone, a chemical that is toxic to insects and fish. Rotenone inhibits the respiratory process in the gills of fish.

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Gulf Oil Spill Disaster Could Change Ecosystem Of Affected Area

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The oil spill at the Gulf of Mexico is killing marine food web where other marine creatures are dependent for food.

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