Purse seine vessels account for about 66% of the world’s tuna catch. However, the number of purse seiners operating in the various oceans is not available from a single source. Focusing on large-scale purse seiners (defined here as having 335 m3 fish hold volume or greater) that target tropical tunas, we calculate there are 696 such vessels with a combined fishing capacity of over 874,000 m3. The number of these vessels increased by about 1.5% during the past year.
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Covid-19 Guidance 13th June 2020 Specific guidance for Wales:- Stay local (Government guidance states that local is considered to be within 5 miles from home) Keep group sizes small and from a maximum of 2 households Specific guidance for England:- Remain local and do not enter different devolved territories such as Wales & Scotland where the laws in place are different.
The most common definition of Sustainability is to have low / zero impact which is simply not enough for civilization to course correct. Regenerative, on the other hand means to be of positive impact through our actions. How can you be regenerative? Jacob Cherian joins Girish Shivakumar to share the mantra of making contribution through Time, Premium & Network on this episode.
Europe is home to between 150,000 and 500,000 landfill sites, of which an estimated 90 percent are thought to be “nonsanitary” landfills predating the European Union Landfill Directive of 1999, according to http://new-mine.eu, the website for the European Union Training Network for Resource Recovery Through Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM). ELFM has the potential to provide a solution that could reduce future remediation costs and reclaim valuable land and other resources.
With the global pandemic impacting the work of human fisheries observers, electronic monitoring (EM) in global tuna fisheries is in the spotlight more than ever. Here are three ways fisheries managers can act to fully embrace EM today, while enabling a long and successful future for this important monitoring, control and surveillance tool. Pivot and accelerate to best practices where possible.
The past two decades have seen a dramatic decrease in the amount of times clothes are worn. Coupled with a shift towards fast fashion, average consumers today buy 60% more items than they did 15 years ago and wear them for half as long. 70% of closets usually go unworn and it is estimated that 33% of women wear items as little as 5 times before disposing of them.