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Rare dolphin species threatened by big fishnets

Rare dolphin species threatened by big fishnets | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it

Jan 18, 2013 - PHYS.ORG

The long-beaked La Plata River dolphin, a small species living in in South America's Atlantic coastal waters, is increasingly threatened with extinction from big-net fishing, Brazilian researchers warn.,, http://phys.org/news/2013-01-rare-dolphin-species-threatened-big.html


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“Fatally flawed” FDA Assessment to unleash genetically engineered salmon onto your dinner plate NO Regulation NO Oversight NO Labeling

“Fatally flawed” FDA Assessment to unleash genetically engineered salmon onto your dinner plate NO Regulation NO Oversight NO Labeling | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it

 

http://ecowatch.org/2012/approval-of-frankenfish/

 

THERE ARE MASSIVE AND DISTURBING ETHICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH CONCERNS THAT MAKE THE INTRODUCTION OF GMO SALMY HIGHLY CONTROVERSIAL AND THEY MUST BE ADDRESSED PRIOR TO ANY APPROVAL OF MOVEMENT INTO OUR FOOD SYSTEM  

 

You should know that this was pushed through as a new "Animal Drug Application" NOT as a "Consumer Food"

 

>Reuters, Dec 24, 2012 FDA CLOSER TO APPROVING BIOTECH SALMON, CRITICS FURIOUS  http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/21/us-usa-fish-gmo-idUSBRE8BK16O20121221?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews

 ; Critics say the new salmon is a "dangerous experiment" considered as a new "animal drug application"not food, and have pressured the FDA to reject it. They say the FDA has relied on outdated science and substandard methods for assessing the new fish. "We are deeply concerned that the potential of these fish to cause allergic reactions has not been adequately researched," said Michael Hansen, a scientist at the Consumers Union.

 

THE ISSUES WITH GMO SALMON - CORPORATIONS GIVEN THE POWER TO CREATE LIFE - Ocean Robbins - Organic Connections http://organicconnectmag.com/wp/the-issues-with-gmo-salmon/#.UQS2nujZ03Y

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE COMPANY PUSHING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON ON CONSUMERS  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1390247274/what-you-should-know-about-the-company-pushing-genetically-engineered-salmon-on-consumers

 

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SNUBS RISKS, MOVES FORWARD WITH GE SALMON APPROVAL, REGARDLESS OF 400,000 SIGNATURES... « The True Food Network http://truefoodnow.org/2012/12/21/obama-administration-snubs-risks-moves-forward-with-ge-salmon-approval/

 

Jan 24, 2013 CAN WE DOMESTICATE FISH -- AND SHOULD WE?

NOWHERE TO SWIM: MILESTONE LOOMS FOR CORPORATE FACTORY  "FARMED"-RAISED FISH NYTimes.com http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/3995526608/milestone-looms-for-corporate-factory-farmed-raised-fish-more-bigger-faster-profits-that-is

 

 >GMO (BIOTECH ENGINEERED) SALMON DESIGNED TO BE STERILE, TO GROW ABNORMALLY, TO BE IMPAIRED TO SWIM; RISK TO YOUR HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT http://www.inforensyan.com/2012/12/26/gmo-salmon-designed-to-be-sterile-to-grow-abnormally-to-be-impaired-to-swim-risks-to-your-health-and-environment/

 

THE GENETICALLY MODIFIED 'FRANKENFISH' SOON IN A PLATE NEAR YOU January 10, 2013 - Mongabay http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0110-gandiaga-frankenfish.html

>FOOD SAFETY AGENCY SHOULD PROTECT PUBLIC, NOT COVER UP VIRUS FOR SALMON FARMING INDUSTRY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3567426745/food-safety-agency-should-protect-public-not-cover-up-virus-for-salmon-farming-industry

 

WHERE DOES IT STOP? CHINESE SCIENTISTS PRESENTLY EXPERIMENTS WITH MORE THAN 20 GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ANIMALS: - NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/health/genetically-engineered-salmon-176698781.html

 

>GE SALMON HEADED TO YOUR DINNER PLATE via Ecowatch December 21, 2012 Friends of the Earth

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its final and biased environmental assessment on the so-called “frankenfish,” a salmon that has been genetically engineered ... http://ecowatch.org/2012/approval-of-frankenfish/

>WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG? GM FISH SET FOR SUPERMARKET SHELVES after U.S. watchdog rules 'Frankenfish' is safe for environment | Mail Online Dec 25, 2012 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2252808/What-possibly-wrong-GM-fish-set-supermarket-shelves-U-S-watchdog-rules-Frankenfish-safe-environment.html

>THE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON THAT COULD SOON RUN WILD - THE UNREPORTED DISASTER AT A PANAMA GROW-OUT FACILITYhttp://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/science/Genetically-Engineered-Salmon-Running-Wild.html?page=all

 >"SUSTAINABLE" GENETICALLY ENGINEERED RUNAWAY SALMON STIR CONSERVATION WORRIES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1063259941/sustainable-genetically-engineered-runaway-salmon-stir-conservation-worries

>DESPITE DUBIOUS EVIDENCE OF SAFETY, YOU MAY SOON BE EATING UNLABELED GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON Dec. 28, 2012 Alternet http://www.alternet.org/environment/despite-dubious-evidence-safety-you-may-soon-be-eating-unlabeled-genetically-engineered

 

>OBAMA'S BIOECONOMY PROMOTES A GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FUTURE - FAST TRACKING APPROVALS, WAIVING REGULATIONS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3834276755/obama-s-bioeconomy-promotes-a-genetically-engineered-future-fast-tracking-approvals-waiving-regulations

 

SCIENCE GONE MAD -  China Develops 300 Genetically Modified Dairy Cows for Human Breast Milk Production http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3601115491/science-gone-mad-china-develops-300-genetically-modified-dairy-cows-for-human-breast-milk-production

 

 

"GMOs IN THE PIPELINE.  LOOKING TO THE NEXT FIVE YEARS IN the crop, forestry, livestock, aquaculture and agro-industry sectors in developing countries" http://www.fao.org/biotech/biotech-forum/en/

 

 

>READY TO EAT: THE FIRST GM FISH FOR THE UK DINNER PLATE? Dec. 24, 2012 UK Independent  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/ready-to-eat-the-first-gm-fish-for-the-dinner-table-8430639.html

>FDA MOVES TOWARDS APPROVAL OF FIRST GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD ANIMAL DESPITE STRONG OPPOITION AND QUESTIONABLE RESEARCH Dec 21, 2012 - Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2012/12/21-5

>TAKE ACTION... TELL FDA: DO NOT APPROVE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON! http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/1881/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=9138

>OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SNUB RISKS, MOVES FORWARD WITH GE SALMON APPROVAL http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3824947726/obama-administration-snubs-risks-moves-forward-with-ge-salmon-approval

>OBAMA ADMINISTRATION GIVES TENTATIVE APPROVAL TO FRANKENFISH  Dec. 28, 2012 TruthOut http://truth-out.org/news/item/13594-obama-administration-gives-tentative-approval-to-frankenfish

>GENETICALLY ALTERED SALMON ARE 'LIKELY' TO BE SAFE, FDA says Dec. 21, 2012 Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/genetically-altered-salmon-are-safe-fda-says/2012/12/21/36a20512-4b90-11e2-b709-667035ff9029_story.html

>AQUA FARMS: Scottish fish farmers use record amounts of parasite pesticides - Destroying Marine Ecosystems http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3601611661/aqua-farms-scottish-fish-farmers-use-record-amounts-of-parasite-pesticides-destroying-marine-ecosystems

≥GENE-ALTERED FISH MOVE CLOSER TO FEDERAL APPROVAL

December 21, 2012 - New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/22/business/gene-altered-fish-moves-closer-to-federal-approval.html?_r=0&adxnnl=1&smid=tw-share&adxnnlx=1356229310-d6YBBcBolrPyzqq87y0jtw

>WHEN FARMED FISH ESCAPE: YOU COULD BE EATING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FRANKENFISH WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1925786166/you-could-be-eating-genetically-engineered-frankenfish-without-even-knowing-it

>FISHING INDUSTRY & 39 LAWMAKERS CONCERNS: Modified salmon with gene from eel-like ocean pout..seafood's highly allergenic | WcP Blog http://www.worldculturepictorial.com/blog/content/gmo-genetically-modified-salmon-health-environmental-dangerous-allergens

>WHY ARTIFICIAL FISH FARMING IS UNSUSTAINABLE AND HARMING THE PLANET http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2233882806/why-fish-farming-is-unsustainable-and-harming-the-planet

>INTRODUCING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ANIMALS INTO OUR ENVIRONMENT AND BODIES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2241145898/introducing-genetically-engineered-animals-into-our-environment-and-bodiesl

>AND NOW...GENETICALLY MODIFIED ANIMALS could make it to your plate with minimal testing — and no public input http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1979494551/and-now-genetically-modified-animals-could-make-it-to-your-plate-with-minimal-testing-and-no-public-input

>OBAMA AG BILL GIVES "FOOD CARTEL" CARTE BLANCE GO-AHEAD TO FEED US BIOTECH GMO FOODS  -  NO oversight NO Regulation NO labeling http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3728095577/obama-ag-bill-gives-food-mafia-carte-blanche-go-ahead-to-feed-us-biotech-gmo-foods-no-oversight-no-regulation-no-public-input

>GENETIC BILL OF RIGHTS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3491268799/genetic-bill-of-rights

>LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANIMS ON ECOSYSTEMS AND HUMAN HEALTH NEEDD CLOSE STUDY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/2919861770/long-term-impacts-of-genetically-modified-organisms-on-ecosystems-need-close-study

>THE GLOBAL BIOTECH CARTEL - AN UNPRECEDENTED POWER OVER WORLD FOOD SUPPLY http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1716244040/the-global-chemical-biotech-cartel-an-unprecedented-power-over-world-agriculture-and-human-health

>The "BIOTECH RIDER ": IIS THE BIOTECH AGRICULTURAL/FOOD CARTEL ABOUT TO GAIN IMMUNITY FROM FEDERAL LAW? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2132996096/the-monsanto-rider-is-the-biotech-agricultural-cartel-about-to-gain-immunity-from-federal-law

>MONSTER BIOTECH CARTEL SNEAK ATTACK IN CONGRESS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3536061295/monsanto-sneak-attack-in-congress

>THE POWERFUL OBAMA USDA ALLOW MORE GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD TO MARKET DESPITE SERIOUS HEALTH CONCERNS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3337601961/the-powerful-usda-allows-more-genetically-modified-foods-to-market-despite-serious-health-concerns

>WHERE DOES IT STOP? Genetically-Modified Animals Coming to Your Dinner Plate? VIDEO http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3199607957/where-does-it-stop-genetically-modified-animals-coming-to-your-dinner-plate-video

 >GMOs AND BIOTECH:  THE FOOD FIGHT OF OUR LIVES - Crossing roses with pigs and butterflies with worms, not ... http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1699396402/gmos-and-biotech-the-food-fight-of-our-lives-crossing-roses-with-pigs-and-butterflies-with-worms-not-to-mention-corn-with-a-virulent-bacteria

>GMOs IN THE PIPELINE.  LOOKING TO THE NEXT FIVE YEARS IN  the crop, forestry, livestock, aquaculture and agro-industry sectors in developing countries" http://www.fao.org/biotech/biotech-forum/en/

>THE SPERM COUNT OF FRENCH MEN FELL BY A THIRD BETWEEN 1989 AND 2006 -  GMO, environmental chemical exposures http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3600451819/the-sperm-count-of-french-men-fell-by-a-third-between-1989-and-2005-environmental-chemical-exposures

>HORMONES FED TO LIVESTOCK MAY SKEW FISH (AND HUMAN) GENDER TOWARD MALES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3718798300/hormones-from-livestock-operations-may-skew-fish-and-human-gender-toward-males

>THE ECONOMIC COST OF FOOD MONOPOLIES  Food & Water Watch http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3502513832/the-economic-cost-of-food-monopolies-food-water-watch

 

 

 AND THE CALL HAS BEEN GOING ON SINCE 2010 - IGNORED BY THE FDA....STOP Genetically Modified Salmon http://ow.ly/h72DB

 

 

 

 

 


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Overfishing - The consequences

One billion people rely on fish as an important source of protein. - WWF An international group of ecologists and economists warned that the world will run out of seafood by 2048... http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VxacxShp3LY


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Marine Debris - Frequent Questions | Pacific Southwest, Region 9 | US EPA

Marine Debris - Frequent Questions | Pacific Southwest, Region 9 | US EPA | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it

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10-Year-Old's Recycling Business Hailed by City Leaders

10-Year-Old's Recycling Business Hailed by City Leaders | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it
At an age when most youngsters are just beginning to get aquatinted with the world they've inherited, 10-year-old Vanis Buckholz was already thinking of ways he could help make it a better one for others.

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Interface rolls out the fishing net carpet

Interface rolls out the fishing net carpet | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it
Net-works project with Zoological Society of London aims to turn tonnes of discarded fishing nets into new carpet tiles (RT @wrobertsfood: brilliant example of how to use food system waste products --walk all over it

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Newly Discovered 'Plastic Island' in Oceans Shows Global Epidemic Worsening

Newly Discovered 'Plastic Island' in Oceans Shows Global Epidemic Worsening | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it

 

JAN 18, 2012 - COMMON DREAMS

'Even if everyone stopped putting garbage in the ocean today, giant garbage patches would continue to grow for hundreds of years'

 

WATCH: "The Fatal Shore, An Ocean Awash in Plastic" - New Documentary http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/2487927552/the-fatal-shore-an-ocean-awash-in-plastic-new-documentary

 

WATCH: DO WE HAVE THE COURAGE? A Moving Short Film About MIDWAY  by Chris Jordan - http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/1061944409/midway-a-short-film-by-chris-jordan-do-we-have-the-courage

 

 

 PLASTIC IN 'GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH' HAS INCREASED 100-FOLD - Killing Ocean Life and Ecosystem | Common Dreams https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/05/09-2

 

 

MORE ON THE TRAGIC IMPACT PLASTICS ARE HAVING IN OUR OCEANS:

http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us?q=PLASTIC

 

 

 

 


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Overfishing Threatens a Critical Link in the FoodChain

Overfishing Threatens a Critical Link in the FoodChain | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it
The fish near the bottom of the aquatic food chain—collectively known as forage fish—are often overlooked, but they are vital to healthy oceans and estuaries.

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We have depleted most species within our Seas/Oceans that were Once plentiful, are now exhausted., an ecosystem failed by the hand of humans*

 

We Still have Time to put this right if we ACT Now !  or my words above will ring truth***

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Dolphin Tangled in Fishing Line Approaches Divers for Help (Video)

Dolphin Tangled in Fishing Line Approaches Divers for Help (Video) | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it
Incredibly, the wild dolphin appears to readily comply with efforts to help, seeming to give full trust in its terrestrial rescuers.

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Tide of plastic devastates marine food chain - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Tide of plastic devastates marine food chain - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it
MARINE life in one of ­Scotland’s biggest estuaries has been found to be riddled with pollution caused by ­plastic ­despite attempts to cut down on the amount entering coastal waters.

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Marine conservation starts at home

Marine conservation starts at home | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it
Until relatively recently, individuals who were concerned about the state of the environment were considered to be “tree-huggers”, eccentric, alarmist or (Helping the environment should start at home
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How You Can Help Tackle the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’

How You Can Help Tackle the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ | Our Ailing Oceans | Scoop.it
If you would like to run the above article, please feel free to do so. I am able to provide images if you would like some to accompany it. If you’re interested in interviewing Veronica Grey, let me know and I’ll gladly work out details.

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