Noise pollution in the ocean is increasingly recognized as harmful to marine mammals, affecting their ability to communicate, find mates, and hunt for food. But what impact does noise have on invertebrates – a critical segment of the food web?
Canada’s food safety system tied for first place with Ireland in a comparison of 17 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, released in November by the Conference Board of Canada in collaboration with the University of Guelph’s Food Institute. Continue reading WORLD ranking: Irish & Canadian food safety systems tied for n°1 place in comparison of 17 OECD countries
Not all species may suffer from climate change. A new analysis shows that Dolly Varden, a species of char common in southeast Alaska, adjust their migrations so they can keep feasting on a key food source – salmon eggs – even as shifts in climate altered the timing of salmon spawning. Continue reading MIGRATORY patterns & Climate Change: Alaska salmonid adjusts to climate change by following the food (salmon eggs)
The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, welcomed the outcome of a high-level bilateral meeting in Moscow last Thursday (December 18, 2014) between his Department and the Russian Authorities on agri-food issues. Continue reading IRISH officials meet Russian counterparts to ease Russia’s agri-food import restrictions (incl. seafood/salmon): “Progresses”