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The Earth's overexploited seas are in danger of turning into the Last Frontier. In giant, demonic trawls, the World's oceans are being systematically emptied of their marine life from dumb tuna to pixie like, intelligent dolphins. The unsustainable fi

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For down and out tribal women, global developmental extravagnzas mean nothing but rhetoric

Blind terror: 80 per cent of the world's sightless are in the developing world, and the number will double by the turn of the century. Carl Kupfer is the director of the National Eye Institute, Betheseda, USA. He tells the author that blindness is not onl