Japanese eels (Unagi) on endangered list, culinary delicacy under seige

Japanese eels have now been classified as “endangered” owing to habitat loss, overfishing and other factors. The freshwater eels, which are also called Unagi, were added to the International Endangered Species list in an apparent move to speed up industrial farming of the species. Japan is the largest consumer of eels, where they are commonly […]

This Is the Only Proven Way to Deter a Great White Shark | The Swim

In the story of an epic journey across the Pacific Ocean, one particular character might quickly come to mind. Ben saw it first, actually; it was just straight on the bow of the boat three meters away – it was, like, bigger than Ben. Before we left, we finally managed to get in touch with […]

Plastic Pollution: How Humans are Turning the World into Plastic

When the gods granted king Midas one wish, he wished that everything he touched would turn to gold. Midas was delighted. Trees, rocks, buildings all gold. But soon he found in horror that his food turned into gold as well. When he hugged his daughter to soothe his pain, he realized his mistake too late. […]

SAVE OUR PLANET – Accounting for nitrogen in food sustainability

SAVE OUR PLANET … Accounting for nitrogen in food sustainability. In a recent study, University of Pittsburg environmental scientists Dr. Xue Xiaobo and Professor Amy Landis in Pennsylvania, USA calculated the “nitrogen footprints” of various foods. They then compared this measure of environmental impact with the same foods’ carbon footprint. Nitrogen pollution is created from […]

The main difference between aquaculture and aquaponics

Hello aquaponics growers. This is Jonathan from Melbourne Aquaponics. So my aim is to help you to grow sustainable, healthy, and tasty food locally in your own backyard, thanks to aquaponics. Today, I would like to talk about the difference, the main difference between aquaculture and aquaponics. So aquaponics is a combination of two techniques: […]

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

What is hydraulic fracturing – or fracking ? Since the industrial revolution our energy consumption has risen unceasingly. The majority of this energy consumption is supplied by fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Recently there has been a lot of talk about a controversial method of extracting natural gas: Hydraulic fracturing or fracking. Put […]

The Trump Administration Announces Rules Weakening Endangered Species Act | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

>>>THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION>>>THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCED TODAY IT’S ROLLING ANNOUNCED TODAY IT’S ROLLING BACK PARTS OF THE ENDANGERED BACK PARTS OF THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT, WEAKENING RULES SPECIES ACT, WEAKENING RULES MEANT TO PROTECT THREATENED MEANT TO PROTECT THREATENED ANIMALS. ANIMALS. WHITE HOUSE OFFICIALS SAY IT’S WHITE HOUSE OFFICIALS SAY IT’S PART OF THE EASE […]

Pig Business in Northern Ireland

No pig factory here! We’re here today to protest against the largest pig planning application in the UK for a pig factory with 2,700 sows that has the potential to produce eighty one thousand pigs per year and over sixty six thousand tonnes of slurry. That’s equivalent to seven hundred and twenty three thousand adults’ […]