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  • Student helps stop blast fishing in C...

    A marine biology student is trying to end an extreme way of fishing in Colombia. Blast fishing is a form of fishing in which explosives are used to increase a fisherman’s catch.
    In addition to killing hundreds of fish, it also shatters coral reefs. In many places it’s illegal.
    But Colombia is a...

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    Venezuela’s currency has become so “devalued,” people are using it to make art.In Colombia, where many Venezuelans relocated to flee their country’s economic crisis, artists set up stalls to sell their creations made from the colorful banknotes.

    Take a look at these images of art made of money.

  • Pedro Capo carries on musical legacy

    Pedro Capo was born into a family who left a mark in the world of music. His craft continues to make an impact as he continues to write a new chapter into his family’s legacy.