Top 10 green buildings of 2013
Half of the top 10 buildings chosen as exemplary green design for 2013 are in California, including a revamped warehouse in San Francisco.
ISSF bycatch project in the Pacific
As part of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation's #BycatchProject a group of scientists and fishers will embark on a weeks-long journey through the Pacific in search of techniques to reduce bycatch.
Development plans for Ukrainian fisheries
The Ukrainian fishing industry is on the verge of big changes, due to the government's recent adoption of a state programme, 'Of the development of fishing industry in Ukraine until 2016', reports Eugene Gerden.
Prawn catch report highlights dynamic nature of seas
The publication of a scientific article by Marine Scotland on the environmental factors affecting a key fishery in the North Sea for prawns (langoustines) highlights the dynamic nature of the marine environment and the need for greater understanding of such natural fluxes, says the Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF).
New DNA test can detect Bluff oyster-killing infection
A new DNA test has been developed to detect low levels of the Bluff oyster-killer bonamia. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) and molecular diagnostic company dnature have developed a DNA test that is more sensitive, and can detect lower levels of infection, than using a microscope.
Flere utsatt for støy
Antall personer som er utsatt for støy i Norge, har økt med 225 000 siden 1999. Det er fordi støyen fra veitrafikk øker samtidig som befolkningen vokser. Ser man bare på de boligene som var støyutsatt i 1999, har støyplagene derimot gått ned med fire prosent på grunn av en rekke støytiltak.