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Two-thirds drop in large fish numbers in 100 years

Overfishing has significantly reduced the populations of larger species of marine fish. In fact, stocks of large fish have declined by two-thirds in one century. These findings come from an international research team who ...

dateJan 16, 2015 in Ecology
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UN advances Internet privacy resolution (Update)

The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Brazil and Germany to protect the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance, following months of reports about ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Internet
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