U.S. commercial fishermen are throwing away about $1 billion worth of edible fish each year, according to a conservation group which is advocating for incentives to stop the waste.
The quantity of so-called bycatch – that is, fish that wasn't targeted but caught inadvertently – is estimated by the U.S. government at two billion pounds (907,185 tonnes) a year.
The surprise was the quality of the bycatch that often is tossed back into the ocean dead or dying, said marine scientist Amanda Keledjian, author of the report from Oceana, a nonprofit international conservation group.
Los ministros de Medioambiente de América Latina y el Caribe buscarán que en la Primera Asamblea de la ONU para el Medio Ambiente (UNEA), que comienza el lunes en Kenia, un acuerdo para prestar una mayor atención a la creciente contaminación atmosférica y la generación de residuos de las ciudades.
HOUSTON – Modular chemical and storage and pump systems are to be on display by the WEW during the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. WEW says its capabilities include modular, intermodal transport units with capacities from 2,500 to 51,000 l (660 to 13,473 gal); systems integration solutions for both pumping and dosing; and offshore and onshore refuelling. WEW points out that its solutions are all approved to international levels including ISO, ASME and PED, and are fitted with assured safety and management systems, where applicable. 5/2/14
La France a son réseau de magasins biologiques : Naturalia, la Vie Claire etc… Les Etats-Unis, eux, ont Whole Foods Market, un équivalent qui a vu le jour dès le début des années 80. Avec plus de 350 points de vente aux USA, en Angleterre et au Canada, Whole Foods Market est forcément un acteur très important du secteur de l’alimentation biologique, dont peuvent s’inspirer les concurrents.
In order to improve the accuracy and fairness of the network's news coverage, reporters for BBC News are being directed to limit the amount of air time they give to people with anti-science viewpoints.
Most of the solutions being discussed to meet the EPA's proposed mandates—renewables, natural gas, utility efficiency programs—have been around for decades and are already gaining traction. Yet the language the EPA uses to describe the proposed rule represents a significant shift.
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An obvious article... but sometime you need to state the obvious...
The collapse of the giant West Antarctica ice sheet is underway, two groups of scientists said Monday. They described the melting as an unstoppable event that will cause global sea levels to rise higher than projected earlier.