Tuesday 01 May 2012
Scientists warn of sea-level dangersNew Zealand Herald | 01 May 2012
The sea level is rising and scientists warn that action is needed to minimise the risks of flooding, damaged beaches and infrastructure and infected drinking water.
Recirculating technology a key part of future aquaculturefishupdate.com | 01 May 2012
Recirculating technology, a key part of future aquaculture Technology that reduces water consumption by around 98 per cent, is a key feature of new recirculating systems now available to the global aquaculture industry, according to an aquaculture specialist speaking before this week's Australasian Aquaculture Conference 2012 conference in Melbourne.
Polar bears can swim vast distances, study findsReuters | 01 May 2012
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Polar bears are capable of swimming vast distances, a potential survival skill needed in an Arctic environment where summer sea ice is vanishing, a study led by the U.S. Geological Survey showed on Tuesday.
Fish tests from UK gas leak zone show no contaminationReuters | 01 May 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - The ongoing gas leak at Total's Elgin platform in the North Sea has not contaminated fish in the area with hydrocarbons, the Scottish government said on Tuesday, confirming findings made after a fish tasting test in mid-April.
Antarctic lake mission key testsBBC | 01 May 2012
Training begins for a pioneering UK project to search for life in a lake hidden beneath the Antarctic ice-sheet.
Most northerly dolphins 'stable'BBC | 01 May 2012
The world's most northerly resident population of bottlenose dolphins, off the Scottish coast, is "stable", according to research.
Group resumes Alaska salmon certificationWorld Fishing | 01 May 2012
A Seattle based fishing organisation will resume certification of the Alaska salmon fishery under the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable fisheries.
Denmark: 100% certified mussel exportsWorld Fishing | 01 May 2012
The Vilsund Blue Limfjord rope-grown mussel fishery has secured MSC certification, meaning that 100% of Danish mussel exports are now eligible to carry the MSC ecolabel.
Closure of the Mauritania pelagic fisheryWorld Fishing | 01 May 2012
The European Commission has decided to close the pelagic fishery to EU vessels in the waters of Mauritania, as the annual EU quota set at 252,654 tonnes is nearly exhausted.
IOTC: Towards sustainable fishingWorld Fishing | 01 May 2012
The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), the RFMO responsible for managing tuna and tuna-like species in the Indian Ocean, concluded its annual plenary session last week in Australia.
New trawl to reduce discardsWorld Fishing | 01 May 2012
A European scientific fisheries and technical committee has approved an innovative new trawl design developed by the Scottish fishing industry for reducing discards.
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