Tag: "sustainability" at biology news
Farming the tigers of the sea undermines the promise of aquaculture
... of carnivorous fish species is becoming a serious sustainability
issue. "Many people expect that aquaculture will relieve pressure on ocean fish populations, most of which are now already fished beyond capacity," stated Michael Weber, the report's author. "But it takes approximately three pounds of wild caught f...
AGI receives grant to develop environmental science textbook
...vironment: human population growth and its impact; sustainability
of population with available natural resources; understanding Earth's systems and the effects of natural and induced change; earth processes and risk to life and property; and scientific inquiry in reaching decisions and formulating policy. Accompany...
Environment loses to economic development in local policy-making
... in 'entrepreneurial cities' like Manchester where sustainability
has become an important part of debate about the regeneration of the city. Although road charging is still off the agenda, there is a lot of discussion about who should take responsibility for air pollution and this has helped create support for impr...
Nature cover story - Only 10% of all large fish are left in global ocean
...sn't about just about one species," he says. "The sustainability
of fisheries is being severely compromised worldwide." At the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development, 192 Nations called on the global community to restore world fisheries stocks to levels that can provide maximum sustainable yield by 2...
Tour operators to influence hotel industry to integrate environmental criteria into operations
... Initiative have recognized that integrating these sustainability
criteria in to their business model for conducting... the necessary time for suppliers to improve their sustainability
performance level," said Tom Selanniemi, Chairman of the TOI. "Tour operators should also consider ...
Hormones, sand & terrorism
...s from the US and Mexico to identify elements of a sustainability
shrimp industry and develop a strategic plan to accomplish these elements of sustainability. The gathering is sponsored by the Texas Sea Grant College Program in association with the other Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Programs and NOAA's National Sea...
Scientists urge managers to limit use of destructive fishing gears
... and we must for the future of the oceans and the sustainability
DuPont science leader discusses 'Sustainability and Integrated Science for the 21st Century'
...orld's Most Respected Companies." As part of its sustainability
mission, DuPont has set four goals for 2010, suppl... year 2010 from renewable resources.As part of its sustainability
mission, DuPont last month became a founding member of the Chicago Climate Exchange, a voluntary cap...
Ground temperature aids in measuring water levels
...e of ground water recharge. This could lead to the sustainability
of ground-water resources for future generations in the Southwest, according to Constantz....
CAST releases report on environmental impacts of grazing systems on our nation's resources
...etching from coast to coast and beyond. The key to sustainability
of grazing lands is managing vegetative cover, not only to provide feed for grazing livestock, but also to hold soil in place, to filter water, and to recycle nutrients. "We were surprised to see that none of us lives significantly far from grazing...
Geoenvironmental Research Park is launched
... for Wales, Dr John Lewis said "The GRP focuses on sustainability
and includes the development and demonstration of ...evelopment for problems dealing with environmental sustainability
not only on the GRP site but also on other satellite sites throughout Wales. A fully equipped labora...
Clash of values at crux of debate over landscape aesthetics
...e as visually appealing to humans, but which favor sustainability
of the land. "At the heart of it is a clash of va...ting aesthetic 're-education' to advance ecosystem sustainability
goals, ecologists and other natural scientists would better serve environmental policy makers by bui...
Starbucks-Conservation Intl. partnership awarded at World Summit
...mpany when it comes to biodiversity protection and sustainability
issues," said Glenn Prickett, vice president at Co... enlisting the support of coffee suppliers who are sustainability
advocates. Additionally, Starbucks is supporting its suppliers who fully meet these guidelines by pr...
New threat to commercial fishing
...ss our understanding of fishery management and the sustainability
of the industry." To assess the loss of genetic diversity, Adcock and his colleagues studied seven regions of the snapper's chromosomes, known as microsatellite loci, which are highly variable and mutate at high rates. The high rates of mutation in...
New solutions needed for extinction prevention and for sustainable management of marine resources
...arden, an ecologist who will present her model for sustainability
of marine resources Feb. 15 during the annual meet...esent at the AAAS symposium. This program promotes sustainability
of fisheries through rewarding local communities for sound management practices. The MSC has establi...
Conservation International and Starbucks announce new coffee sourcing guidelines
...ill enlist the support of coffee suppliers who are sustainability
advocates. Starbucks has instituted a flexible poi...e accrued based on a suppliers ability to meet the sustainability
guidelines, and suppliers who earn more points in the program will receive higher purchasing prefere...
BioMed Central to deposit e-journals with the British Library
...to explore the issues surrounding the creation and sustainability
of a permanent electronic holding within the UK's National Archive of Publications for all the research articles published in the BioMed Central ( www.biomedcentral.com ) family of journals. This deposit will take effect as soon as the necessary syst...
Wetland loss still outweighs gain despite 20 years of progress
...assurances for long-term sustainability
and also monitoring all compensatory wetland projects....
New effort to increase coal production announced
...cts, lower energy costs, and improve environmental sustainability
of the mining industry. These initiatives come as the country faces its worse energy crisis since the 1970s. The DOE has just announced a $3 million award to Virginia Tech and to West Virginia University to establish a Center for Advanced Separation ...
Scientists study life of economically important blue crab
... history of the crabs to help ensure the long-term sustainability
of the blue-crab population and harvest. A pair of marine biologists at North Carolina State University is working to provide those details by exploring the spawning migrations of adult female blue crabs. They especially hope to find out whether the ...
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