Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood

Reposted - originally published on 11 June 2018 by Michelle Ma (mcma@uw.edu), University of Washington Posted with images: http://www.washington.edu/news/2018/06/11/choice-matters-the-environmental-costs-of-producing-meat-seafood/ Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood Which food type is more environmentally costly to produce — livestock, farmed seafood, or wild-caught fish? The answer is, it depends. But in general,…

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Leaked Risk Profile Reports Show MPI is Effectively Monitoring Fisheries Compliance

Leaked Risk Profile Reports Show MPI is Effectively Monitoring Fisheries Compliance Summary Two confidential internal Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) reports that profiled compliance risks in the hoki and southern blue whiting fisheries during 2011 and 2012 were leaked to the media. Media reports claim that these reports reveal wholesale…

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Fisheries New Zealand launched

The newly launched Fisheries New Zealand (FNZ) will focus on stakeholder engagement and innovation. That was the message from the business unit’s new head Dan Bolger and Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash at the launch in early May. Bolger said there would be a focus on engaging with those across all…

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Ocean Bounty season two underway

Ocean Bounty, an hour-long documentary series on commercial fishing, began its second season on 13 May. It's a 13 episode series that screens on Three at 5pm each Sunday. Hosted by Graeme Sinclair, the show traverses New Zealand’s coastline, and further, telling the sector’s stories. Season two started in Kaikoura, where…

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