Category Archives: Dead Zones

PETUNA to remove ASC logo from salmon products sourced from Macquarie Harbour; “I think we should take a lot more notice of the science”….

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‘ENCOURAGING’ IMAS Macquarie Harbour survey findings; However, “still potential for dissolved oxygen levels to return to critically low levels”

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LAKE Erie re-eutrophication: “Phosphorus reduction is of primary importance, but the effects of climate, nitrogen and other factors should also be considered”

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DEOXYGENATION due to climate change threatens marine life; Widespread loss of ocean oxygen to become noticeable in 2030

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PATENT-pending technology will enabling collection of fish farming waste; Aims to “sustainably increase production capacity” of weaker current locations

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ALGAL bloom crisis: Kontali & industry lower (double-digit %) Chile’s expected 2016 salmon production; 2016e world production down 2.2%, so far…

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BARENTS Sea cod buyers risk of being held responsible of ‘Arctic destruction’? “This is a peculiar statement from Greenpeace” says SeaFish

Continue reading BARENTS Sea cod buyers risk of being held responsible of ‘Arctic destruction’? “This is a peculiar statement from Greenpeace” says SeaFish

POST-Deepwater Horizon oil spill: GULF Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council releases draft Initial Funded Priorities List

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100+ ALASKA commercial fishing vessels protest against Navy “war games”; “ Don’t Bomb our Fish”

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HARMFUL algal blooms (HABs) caused by excess nutrients running in the Chesapeake Bay are becoming more frequent

Continue reading HARMFUL algal blooms (HABs) caused by excess nutrients running in the Chesapeake Bay are becoming more frequent

NATIONAL science academies of G7 countries issue statement to heads of governement re. “Future of the Ocean: Impact of Human Activities on Marine Systems”

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HYPOXIA: Dynamic dead zones alter fish catches in Lake Erie – USGS, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant et al.

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GULF of Mexico marine food web changes over the decades – “natural climate cycles and human activities are drivers” – NOAA study

Continue reading GULF of Mexico marine food web changes over the decades – “natural climate cycles and human activities are drivers” – NOAA study

REPORT on the implementation of EU water legislation: “there is progress, but still work to do…”

The first Communication and the two reports published today (March 9, 2015) by the new Commission show how water policies can be a source of green and blue economic growth, with water management technologies at the heart of eco-innovation. The EU Water Framework Directive sets a framework at European level that aims to ensure clean water in sufficient quantities for people and nature, and for use in economic sectors such as agriculture, aquaculture, energy, transport and tourism. The policy has helped develop a dynamic, world-leading water sector that includes 9,000 active SMEs and provides almost 500,000 jobs in Europe. But this growth needs to be supported by better policy implementation to achieve sustainability and environmental objectives.

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‘BLUE-GREEN algae’ proliferating in lakes across N. America & Europe; Global study shows increase in potentially toxic algae accelerating since mid-1900s

Continue reading ‘BLUE-GREEN algae’ proliferating in lakes across N. America & Europe; Global study shows increase in potentially toxic algae accelerating since mid-1900s

SCIENTISTS bring oxygen back to ‘dead’ Swedish fjord using pumps… “could also help Baltic Sea”; “Lack of oxygen in the oceans is an increasing problem”

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WHERE did the Deepwater Horizon missing oil go? Study says much is sitting on the Gulf floor; “This is going to affect the Gulf for years to come”

Continue reading WHERE did the Deepwater Horizon missing oil go? Study says much is sitting on the Gulf floor; “This is going to affect the Gulf for years to come”