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February 14, 2020 by [email protected]

Consumers around the world could be wasting more than twice as much food as thought, according to an analysis that says previous estimates have been gross underestimates.The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said in 2011 that around a third of food is lost or wasted.

February 14, 2020 by [email protected]

The Kangaroo Island dunnart, the northern corroboree frog and the Blue Mountains water skink are among 113 species that need urgent attention after the bushfire crisis, according to a government analysis.

February 14, 2020 by [email protected]

“Time is running out”, stressed Carolina Schmidt, Chile’s Environment and Climate Minister, in a video address before 2019’s Climate Conference COP25 last December. “There cannot be an effective global response to climate change without a global response on ocean issues,” she added.

February 14, 2020 by [email protected]

More than 16,600 tuna were tagged in a recent scientific tagging expedition in ocean generally north of Papua New Guinea. The voyage targeted skipjack tuna, which makes up 70% of the volume of tuna caught in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO).

February 13, 2020 by [email protected]

Almost three-quarters of researchers are keen to introduce regular meeting-free weeks, a Nature poll has found.

February 13, 2020 by [email protected]

Scientists have developed the first-ever global map that shows the genetic diversity of freshwater and marine fish around the world...The researchers scoured through an open database of over 50,000 DNA sequences, representing 3,815 species of marine fish and 1,611 species of freshwater fish.

February 13, 2020 by [email protected]

Participants at the 2020 UN Ocean Conference Preparatory Meeting highlighted the importance of a healthy ocean in implementing and achieving the SDGs and stressed that 2020 must be a year of concrete action for the ocean. The 2020 Ocean Conference is one of the first milestones of the UN Secretar

February 13, 2020 by [email protected]

Shark experts have named a great white after basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who was apparently fascinated with the fearsome creatures.

February 13, 2020 by [email protected]

New Zealand’s environment minister has threatened the mining conglomerate Rio Tinto with legal action over what he says is an “outrageous” failure to deal with toxic waste from an aluminium plant.

February 13, 2020 by [email protected]

Smothering, strangling, aggressive – common words often used to describe the infamous vine, Merremia peltata, as it snakes up forest trees. Known locally as kebeas, this native species thrives in sunlight.

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