Tuesday 10 April 2012
Developers make park offer in Te Arai Beach spatNew Zealand Herald | 10 Apr 2012
Critics of a 46-lot subdivision plan at Te Arai Beach, near Mangawhai, say public opposition stays high - despite the developers' offer to gift 172ha of park land along the 5.3km of untouched white sandy beach.
Long-term study indicates phytoplankton can adapt to ocean acidificationphys.org | 10 Apr 2012
Fossil fuel derived carbon dioxide has a serious impact on global climate but also a disturbing effect on the oceans, know as the other CO2 problem. When CO2 dissolves in seawater it forms carbonic acid and results in a drop in pH, the oceans acidify. The potential for organisms to cope with acidified oceanic conditions via evolutionary adaptations has so far been unresolved.
Dolphin deaths blamed on oil explorationNew Zealand Herald | 10 Apr 2012
The death of about 3000 dolphins on a stretch of Peruvian coast in recent months is being blamed on a controversial oil exploration technique. However other experts are not convinced, and believe a virus or pathogen may be responsible for one of the largest dolphin die-offs recorded.
Marine underworld discovered in FiordlandNew Zealand Herald | 10 Apr 2012
Undersea environments teaming with previously undiscovered life has been captured on film in Fiordland. Niwa and Environment Southland recently used a remote-operated robot vehicle to film footage of undersea sills in Dusky and Doubtful Sounds.
2010 Survey Shows Recreational Fishing a Contributor to the Canadian EconomyFisheries and Oceans Canada | 10 Apr 2012
Ottawa, Ontario - The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Gateway, today announced the results of the 2010 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada which shows the importance of recreational fishing to Canadians, communities and the tourism sector.
At last, the weather arrives and I can collect dataGuardian Unlimited | 10 Apr 2012
As her expedition in the Southern Ocean gets rougher, Helen Czerski realises how much she takes gravity for granted. On Thursday, the weather arrived. The relief was immense - I finally had data to collect!
UK trial dramatically reduces discardsWorld Fishing | 10 Apr 2012
Fishermen have radically cut the amount of fish they discard following the success of the UK Government's 'Catch Quota trials, Fisheries Minister, Richard Benyon has announced.
Patagonian scallops earn re-certificationWorld Fishing | 10 Apr 2012
The Patagonian scallop fishery, within the Argentine Economic Exclusive Zone, has been re-certified to the MSC standard for sustainable, well-managed fisheries.
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