Thursday 05 April 2012
Dolphin Die-off Multinationalnews.discovery.com | 05 Apr 2012
From the Atlantic to the Pacific, dolphins are turning up dead. In Peru, more than 3,000 dolphins have washed ashore dead on the north coast beaches so far this year, according to Perú 21. But the cause of death is still a mystery.
Whole Foods To Stop Sale Of Unsustainable Seafoodnpr.org | 05 Apr 2012
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Whole Foods Market said Friday that it will stop selling fish caught from depleted waters or through ecologically damaging methods, a move that comes as supermarkets nationwide try to make their seafood selections more sustainable.
Lenfest Forage Fish Task Forceoceanconservationscience.org | 05 Apr 2012
WASHINGTON – Fishing for herring, anchovy, and other forage fish in general should be cut in half globally to account for their critical role as food for larger species, recommends an expert group of marine scientists in a report released today.
Total crew inspects leaking Elgin platformReuters | 05 Apr 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - French oil major Total's team of crisis engineers carried out a reconnaissance mission at its leaking North Sea Elgin gas platform on Thursday, ahead of a plan to plug the well, the group said.
£20m wave energy competition unveiledGuardian Unlimited | 05 Apr 2012
Companies making devices that generate renewable energy from the ebb and flow of tides and waves around the UK could win a share of a new £20m government prize announced on Thursday. It is hoped the scheme, the Marine Energy Array Demonstrator (Mead), will encourage growth in the industry, which has been struggling to create a commercially viable projects.
New online portal, app provide information on tsunami zones in the NorthwestNOAA | 05 Apr 2012
A new suite of online portal and smartphone apps is providing information on tsunami zones in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. The Pacific Northwest Tsunami Evacuation Zones online portal and free apps provide an at-a-glance view of tsunami hazard zones along the coasts of Oregon and Washington.
Could seaweed be the future of biofuel?World Fishing | 05 Apr 2012
Israeli scientists are currently searching for a renewable energy source that doesn't endanger natural habitats, biodiversity, or human food sources.
Illegally caught sea urchins releasedWorld Fishing | 05 Apr 2012
Border guards in Russia's Far East detained a Cambodian flagged fishing vessel carrying some 16 metric tons of poached live sea urchins, RAI Novosti reported.
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