Deal agreed at EU Fish Council meeting
A deal agreed on Monday (15 May) at the European Union Council of Ministers meeting in Brussels has cleared the way for the final stage of the long overdue reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), says the Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF).
New IREC Concept Paper Takes Fresh Look at (Decades) Old DG Policy
Recent federal decisions allow new options for state DG policy
The Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) has released a concept paper that considers states' ability to expand options for distributed generation (DG) technologies. Due to the rapidly growing appetite for solar and other...
Havet blir surere i Arktis
De siste 200 årene har den gjennomsnittlige surheten i havoverflaten økt med omtrent 30 prosent fordi havet tar opp co2 fra menneskelig aktivitet. Havet i Arktis er spesielt sårbart, hvor marine økosystemer allerede er svekket av stigende temperatur og smeltende havis.
Climate change has impacted global fisheries for decades
A new paper from the Sea Around Us Project published in the journal Nature reveals that warmer ocean temperatures are driving marine species towards cooler, deeper waters, and this in turn, has affected global fisheries catches.
Scientists find impact of open-ocean industrial fishing within centuries of bird bones
(Smithsonian) The impact of industrial fishing on coastal ecosystems has been studied for many years. But how it affects food webs in the open ocean has not been very clear. So a team of Smithsonian and Michigan State University scientists and their colleagues looked to the ancient bones of seabirds for answers, revealing some of the dramatic changes that have happened within open-ocean food webs since the onset of industrial fishing.