Jun 24, 2016 7:45 EDT

African Fisheries Plundered by Foreign Fleets

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 24, 2016 - In 2011, Dyhia Belhabib was a volunteer in the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver when she was asked to participate in the Sea Around Us’s project to determine how much fish had been taken out of the world’s oceans since 1950 in order to better avoid depleting the remaining populations of fish.(more...)


Jun 24, 2016 7:38 EDT

Megan & The Common Threads: Debut CD release produced by Guy Fletcher (Dire Straits, Roxy Music) at Mark Knopfler’s British Grove Studios

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 24, 2016 - Megan And The Common Threads weave a unique tapestry of country, blues, folk, funk & rock’n’roll with their distinctive Celt-icana sound.(more...)


Jun 24, 2016 7:31 EDT

Armenia: A loan of $2,100 helps Gor to pay for fertilizer and plowing works and to buy tomato and eggplant seeds to escalate and develop his cultivation.

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 24, 2016 - This loan is designed for clients who are considered to be riskier borrowers. SEF is committed to expanding financial access to these individuals, disbursing loans to clients who have no previous credit history, damaged credit...(more...)


Jun 24, 2016 7:20 EDT

Wyrm – a USC Thesis Film about loneliness and kissing and puberty and falling behind

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 24, 2016 - Wyrm is a USC School of Cinematic Arts M.F.A. Graduate thesis film about loneliness and kissing and puberty and falling behind.(more...)


Jun 24, 2016 6:46 EDT

Meredith – Ideal Super Food: Our flagship product KiiNOA! is a gluten free healthy snack

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 24, 2016 - Ideal Super Food was formed because I was always eating popcorn and other snacks that were unhealthy. I believed that these types of snacks could be improved upon by using a healthier base like quinoa...(more...)


Jun 24, 2016 6:35 EDT


iCrowdNewswire - Jun 24, 2016 - How does a movie night sound to you? A movie night with ME. Movies, dinner, you, me, and some friends! Yes, if you win my prize, I’ll fly you to Los Angeles for the ultimate group date.(more...)


Jun 24, 2016 5:45 EDT

Lords of the Campus

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 24, 2016 - Thomas Pogge is a professor of philosophy at Yale University, one of the most eminent educational institutions in the world. From there he directs the Global Justice Centre, which advocates, among other issues, the premise that the wealthy countries of the world have a moral and ethical responsibility towards providing aid to poorer nations.(more...)


Jun 24, 2016 5:40 EDT

Stereotype Music: Music was solely built to provide a brand of great music for people to love.

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 24, 2016 - Stereotype Music was founded on May 1st, 2015. This is actually the date of the very first release of myself, Professor.K... My real name is Kevin McLeod, and I am one half CEO of Stereotype Music.(more...)


Jun 24, 2016 5:29 EDT

Voice Messages Documentary – A film that speaks out about the wonder and beauty of our most powerful instrument: the human voice

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 24, 2016 - A film that speaks out about the wonder and beauty of our most powerful instrument: the human voice(more...)

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