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  • Hormones in wastewater disrupt fish reproduction over generations

    Synthetic oestrogens in wastewater from contraceptive pills can have effects on fish reproduction and survival that worsen over several generations, new research has found. The study suggests that some fish populations may not be able to recover from levels of oestrogen pollution found in many freshwater environments. Freshwater ecosystems are increasingly under threat from both climate change ...

  • AgriMarine Launches High Value Warm Water Fish Project in China

    AgriMarine Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FSH)(OTCQX: AGMHF)(FRANKFURT: A2G) (the "Company" or "AgriMarine") and the Zhoushan Fisheries Research Institute in the People's Republic of China (ZFRI), are pleased to announce a joint venture for a commercial scale research project for the rearing of Yellow Croaker in a closed containment system. The joint venture project is an important step for the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Global warming having direct impact on the world`s key fishing grounds

    Climate change is emerging as the latest threat to the world's dwindling fish stocks a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) suggests. At least three quarters of the globe's key fishing grounds may become seriously impacted by changes in circulation as a result of the ocean's natural pumping systems fading and falling they suggest. These natural pumps, dotted at sites across the ...

  • Nitrogen fertilizer works way into sea and destroys marine habitats - EC

    Substantial increases in the flow of nitrogen into the sea have raised concerns about marine pollution. New research shows that commercial fishing is playing an important, but now declining, role in transferring this nitrogen back onto land. Enormous amounts of nitrogen fertilizer are applied to agricultural land to increase crop productivity. However, the use of such fertilisers can be damaging ...

  • Surrogate sushi: Japan biotech for bluefin tuna

    Of all the overfished fish in the seas, luscious, fatty bluefin tuna are among the most threatened. Marine scientist Goro Yamazaki, who is known in this seaside community as "Young Mr. Fish," is working to ensure the species survives. Yamazaki is fine-tuning a technology to use mackerel surrogates to spawn the bluefin, a process he hopes will enable fisheries to raise the huge, torpedo-shaped ...


    By Associated Press

  • Lake Erie multi-species fishery in Canada enters MSC assessment

    The Lake Erie multi-species commercial fishery has entered into independent, third-party assessment against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) principles and criteria for sustainable and well-managed fisheries. If certified, ...

  • MSC launches fisheries science research library

    The MSC has launched a new online fisheries science research library, MSC Science Series, which will provide open access to the science that underpins the MSC standards. The series will present the latest research on issues relating to fishery resources, marine ...

  • South American and Caribbean countries agree on hunger and poverty eradication plan

    A group of South American and Caribbean countries have adopted a common plan of action to eradicate hunger and poverty, designed with FAO support. The agreement was announced during the Second Extraordinary Summit of the Petrocaribe oil bloc and the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), which concluded here yesterday. The plan aims to ...

  • Environmental topics at EU Agriculture/Fisheries Council, 26-27 November 2007

    The Agriculture & Fisheries Council will meet in Brussels on Monday 26 (starting at 11 a.m.) and Tuesday 27 November, under the Presidency of Mr Jaime Silva, Minister for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries. Commissioners Mariann Fischer Boel (Agriculture and Rural Development) and Joe Borg (Fisheries and Maritime Affairs) will represent the Commission at the meeting. Ministers are ...

  • Winners of the 2014 INRA Awards

    Five laureates were honoured at the 9th INRA Awards Ceremony for their commitment and findings in such diverse fields as relations between plants and environment, the role of soil microorganisms in the flows of atmospheric carbon or innovative aquaculture. The ceremony took place on 5 November 2014, in the presence of Stéphane Le Foll, Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry, and ...

  • New plant varieties developed to thrive despite climate change

    Nuclear technology is helping scientists unmask the hidden potential in plants, allowing plant breeders to develop new crop varieties that can withstand external stress such as drought, often brought about by climate change. Experts believe that climate change will affect the suitability of land for different types of crops, livestock, fish and pasture. It will also have an impact on the health ...

  • DynaSwirl Microbubble Generator Launched

    Dynaflow, Inc. has recently developed a microbubble generator based on its patented DynaSwirl® technology.The DynaSwirl® bubble generator has a special design to generate a cavitation vortex core even at low pump pressures. The cavitation results in the generation of very fine bubbles. Air or other gases can also be easily introduced into the generator to increase bubble density, ...


    By Dynaflow, Inc.

  • DYNASWIRL® and STRATOJET® Bubble Generators

    Dynaflow, Inc. has developed  large  flow rate bubble generators based on its two patented DynaSwirl® and StratoJet® technologies.  The DynaSwirl® bubble generator generates a highly rotating flow to create a very low pressure at the center of a vortex which cavitates. This cavitation results in vortex breakdown near the orifice and generation of very ...


    By Dynaflow, Inc.

  • Four South Asian countries to jointly address climate threats

    Four South Asian nations that are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change in the Himalayas have drawn up a joint adaptation plan on sustainable food production, access to clean energy and safeguarding local ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Aura Sustainability EPA Submission to the King Salmon Proposal

    Firstly we would like to start by saying we are big fans of Marlborough farmed Salmon and regularly purchase, cook and eat it.  It is a world class product and one that Marlborough should be proud of producing.  It also goes rather well with our other world renowned product, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.  We are also advocates of sustainable growth for the Marlborough region and its ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • AgriMarine Holdings Inc. Acquires Middle Bay Properties Inc.

    AgriMarine Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FSH)(OTCQX: AGMHF)(FRANKFURT: A2G) (the "Company" or "AgriMarine"), the leader in floating closed containment technology and production for sustainable aquaculture, announces that it has entered into a letter of intent to purchase all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Middle Bay Properties Inc. ("MBPI") from Theanon Charitable Foundation ...


    By Marketwire

  • AgriMarine Increases Salmon Production Capacity in China

    AgriMarine Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FSH)(OTCQX: AGMHF)(FRANKFURT: A2G) (the "Company" or "AgriMarine"), the leader in floating solid wall closed containment technology for sustainable aquaculture, is pleased to announce that it has completed the assembly and launch of its fourth tank at its salmon rearing facility in Benxi, in the People's Republic of China. The successful completion of the ...


    By Marketwire

  • AgriMarine Introduces New Tank Design and Secures Manufacturing Agreement With Industry Leader

    AgriMarine Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FSH)(OTCQX: AGMHF)(FRANKFURT: A2G) (the "Company" or "AgriMarine"), the leader in clean aquaculture technology, is pleased to announce the implementation of its new tank design for marine applications. The AgriMarine System? is the Company's proprietary floating tank technology for fin fish farming, which has been redesigned to better withstand high-energy ...


    By AgriMarine Holdings Inc.

  • Report on Health and Biodiversity Demonstrates Human Health Benefits from Protecting Biodiversity

    A ground-breaking report on biodiversity and health, launched today at the 14th World Congress on Public Health, in Kolkata, India, shows the significant contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services to better human health. The report, Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health, demonstrates that the relationship between biodiversity and human health is extensive and ...

  • McDonald's Works to Mainstream Sustainability

    McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) today released its 2011 Sustainability Scorecard and reinforced its commitment to mainstreaming sustainability for customers through the company's actions and collaboration with suppliers, experts and the food industry as a whole. ...


    By Marketwire

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