Mackerel back on the Fish to Eat list
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has upgraded European and Norwegian mackerel to a yellow 'three' rating on its Fish to Eat List, meaning people can eat it occasionally without endangering the species.
Gillnets fatal for seabirds
A study published today reveals that 400,000 birds are killed each year in gillnet fisheries, exceeding the estimated toll of bird deaths documented in longline fisheries.
Arctic Biodiversity Assessment released at Arctic Council Ministerial
The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council has released the “Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA),” a report containing the best available science informed by traditional ecological knowledge on the status and trends of Arctic biodiversity and accompanying policy recommendations for biodiversity conservation.
Arctic Council unlikely to deal directly with climate change
The warming impact of soot and methane on the Arctic climate and the increasing acidification of the Arctic Ocean: these are among the key issues that the Arctic Council’s various working groups will formally present May 15 to the Arctic Council ministerial gathering in Kiruna, Sweden.
Billige FN-kvoter lite brukt
Andre periode i EUs klimakvotesystem er avsluttet. I årene 2008-2012 har norske kvotebedrifter brukt 60 prosent av kvotene de kan bruke fra godkjente FN-prosjekter innenfor kvotesystemet. Det til tross for at disse kvotene har en lavere pris enn EU-kvoter.