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The Real Piggy Bank – Vanuatu

SBS Journeyman Pictures May 2012 With the Western world rocked by economic turmoil, we explore an alternative financial system that’s secure, stable and has stood the test of time. In Vanuatu, a different approach to money is thriving. According to … Continue reading

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Garbage Island

Journeyman Pictures Come aboard as the VICE crew takes a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with … Continue reading

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Promiscuous Queen Bees Maintain Genetic Diversity

Science Daily By mating with nearly 100 males, queen bees on isolated islands avoid inbreeding and keep colonies healthy. The results, published in the current issue of PLoS ONE, focused on giant honey bee colonies on Hainan Island, off the … Continue reading

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Coming to a Store Near You: Radioactive Fish?

Source: Washington Blog As I pointed out in April, the FDA is refusing to test fish for radioactivity, even though water currents will eventually bring debris from Fukushima: The debris mass, which appears as an island from the air, contains … Continue reading

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BBC – Planeta Alergia

We are in the grip of an allergy epidemic. 50 years ago one in 30 were affected, but in Britain today it is closer to one in three. Why this should be is one of modern medicine’s greatest puzzles. In … Continue reading

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Australia commits suicide

Source: Telegraph One of the worst aspects of living in these apocalyptic times is that whenever you look around the world, wondering where you might escape to, you begin to realise that everywhere else is just as bad if not … Continue reading

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