Caribbean Coral Reef Could Soon Be Extinct

September 11, 2012 by  
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The International Union for Conservation of Nature has released a report saying that the Caribbean’s iconic reefs are in sharp decline, with live coral coverage down to an average of just eight percent. Shockingly, due to overfishing, pollution, disease and bleaching caused by rising global temperatures, that is down 50% from what it was in the 1970s. Read the rest of Caribbean Coral Reef Could Soon Be Extinct Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: caribbean , caribbean coral reef , Climate Change , coral reef , global temperatures , International Union for Conservation of Nature

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Swifty Scooters: Beautiful Hand-Made Adult Kick Scooters Designed for Urban Mobility

September 11, 2012 by  
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A husband and wife team from the UK are the brains behind Swifty Scooters – a range of adult kick scooters that, through innovative design, “demonstrates a 21st century relevance to urban mobility, answering the need to save time and have fun.” Jason and Camilla Iftakhar , who are both graduates of the Royal College of Art , work together to design and hand-craft the scooters, whose parts are even locally sourced. The scooters are also designed to be ultra-slim and, when required, fold up so they can be carried onto public transport or stored away. Read the rest of Swifty Scooters: Beautiful Hand-Made Adult Kick Scooters Designed for Urban Mobility Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adult kick scooters , Camilla Iftakhar , commuting , jason Iftakhar , kick scooters , public transport , swifty scooters , swifty scooters website , swiftyOne , SwiftyOne Chrone , urban mobility , urban scooters

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