Fish farms to fight back with EU help

BBC NewsBy Russell Padmore Europe business reporter, BBC News, Brussels At a time when stocks of some species of fish in the world’s oceans are dangerously low, the authorities in Brussels are concerned that Europe’s aquaculture sector has stagnated. Most of the seafood consumed within the EU is imported, but the Commissioner for Maritime Affairs … Continue reading Fish farms to fight back with EU help

Sonar Can Cause Temporary Deafness in Dolphins

The New York TimesBy HENRY FOUNTAIN Sonar has been implicated in some strandings of whales and dolphins, but the mechanism by which acoustic pings might cause disorientation is uncertain. Researchers at the University of Hawaii tested one possibility: that sonar can deafen marine mammals. T. Aran Mooney, now at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and … Continue reading Sonar Can Cause Temporary Deafness in Dolphins