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RT @TEDNews: Tune in to Comedy Central tonight at 11:30pm EST to see @tedprize winner @JRart on the Colbert Report! http://t.co/p7RoYkACmc
TED Prize 28 Aug
"Give half the planet back to animals."Biologist E.O. Wilson outlines his provocative “Half Earth” theory @eol: http://t.co/VUee5BacKA
TED Prize 27 Aug
RT @Global_Witness: Corporations are people, so what if people were corporations? Intriguing thought experiment in @washingtonpost: http:…
TED Prize 27 Aug
The #ocean can be the ultimate playground. Watch this mesmerizing video of surfers on Oahu's North Shore #MissionBlue:http://t.co/a3E4T2uWLZ
TED Prize 25 Aug
Should you stop eating fish? We interviewed our favorite oceanographer and here's what she had to say: http://t.co/DRN3jwKWE8 @MissionBlue
TED Prize 20 Aug