Tuesday, 3 January 2017

European fisheries ministers turn their back on the economic potential of fish recovery in the North East Atlantic

OCEANA

Catches in NE Atlantic and North Sea could increase by 29% in less than five years if fishing limits followed scientific advice, report finds. Story here.

What 'enormous' wetland loss is costing the Canadian province of Manitoba

CBCnews
Scientists, conservation groups want more movement from Pallister government on wetland protection. Story here.
Great Blue heron.
Hecla Island, MB
PinP photo.

Scientists Say 2016 Is Hottest Year Ever Recorded

EcoWatch

Climate scientists are all but assured that 2016 was the hottest year ever recorded. If that sounds familiar, 2014 and 2015 were also the hottest years since record-keeping began in 1880. Story here.