Category Archives: Oceans

The desperate world of geo-engineering.

Desperate leap of faith ….. to save planet earth …. This, from BRYAN WALSH of TIME; I’m going to tell you something I probably shouldn’t: we may not be able to  stop global warming. The Arctic Ocean, which experienced record … Continue reading

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The all singing, all dancing Good Fish Guide!

[1min.] The Oxford band Stornoway have released a good tune to help us remember the right fish to eat. And this is what they had to say; Do you like eating fish? Did you know that around 75% of the … Continue reading

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The Theft of Biodiversity

Picture: Independent Graphics Species are dying out at a rate not seen since the demise of the dinosaurs, according to a report published today – and human behaviour is to blame. The Independent Yes, the human footprint is to blame according … Continue reading

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Cod farming: a possible answer to dwindling wild stocks?

Cod, a favourite fish for those that eat seafood in the Northern hemisphere, but for decades cod numbers have been in rapid decline due to its popularity. Is cod farming the answer? The world’s first attempt at organic cod farming up in the … Continue reading

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UK’s Draft Marine bill

  The government is due to publish its long-awaited Marine Bill, designed to regulate better the various activities taking place in UK waters. Five key issues are covered: *planning in the marine area *licensing activities in the marine area *marine … Continue reading

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Nasa ice melt reports – no pole dancing.

There’s no relief or celebration at planet earth’s north and south poles after recent NASA reports on their rate of ice melt. It’s not looking good at all. Greenland A new NASA study confirms that the surface temperature of Greenland’s … Continue reading

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The Nine Climate Tipping Points

Picture: Greenpeace As this article from the Independent reported earlier this week, scientists have identified nine way in which the Earth could be tipped into potentially dangerous conditions which are likely to be irreversible on a human timescale. A tipping … Continue reading

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