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.
With much uncertainty created by the coronavirus, has sustainable investing reached a tipping point? Commonwealth’s Sarah Hargreaves takes a closer look.
Our cities are the main drivers of the world’s economic output, but they are also massive consumers and account for 60-80% of energy consumption and 75% of carbon emissions. If we want to reach the goals of the Paris agreement and keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, we need to focus on…
Many people do not know how to start living sustainably. In this article we offer 3 simple steps. Everyone can do it easily. Living sustainable you influence on many things, including customer demand. The more people use eco products the more producers make their products eco-friendly.
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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.
Manufacturers must be nimble; it is essential they have a methodology to protect and sustain manufacturing performance during turbulent times. Companies hungry to achieve operational excellence are continually assessing their performance versus their plan, questioning why they are not hitting KPIs.
UN75: Social Contract 2020 – Toward Safety, Security, & Sustainability for AI World | Academic Impact
This article is contributed by Nazli Choucri, Professor of Political Science, Senior Faculty at the Center of International Studies (CIS), and Faculty Affiliate at the Institute for Data, Science, and Society (IDSS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
With climate change issues increasing in importance the aerospace industry is seeking design solutions to achieve zero carbon. At CFMS our expertise in digital engineering is helping to transform the design of future aircraft through the adoption of new methods and technologies.
3 Ways Fisheries Managers Can Pivot on Monitoring, Control and Surveillance | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation
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.
With growing populations and urbanisation comes increased consumption of resources, and inevitably, ‘waste’. Our Head of Business Development for C&D Waste Recycling, Eunan Kelly explores the impact of legislation and policy on driving the Circular Economy.
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.
Do you have an old TV or computer taking up space in your home? You can get rid of it for free this month. Sedgwick County is offering free electronic waste collection August 13-15 and August 20-22. You can take items to the West Yard at 4701 S. West Street between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.