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One Million Tons of North Sea Fish Discarded Every Year

Article: One Million Tons of North Sea Fish Discarded Every Year

FRANKFURT, Germany, November 5, 2008 (ENS) – At least a million metric tonnes of fish and other sea animals caught in the North Sea are tossed overboard every year, according to a new report from WWF-Germany, the German chapter of the global conservation organization. The discards amount to about one-third of the entire North Sea…

UN: Plan to Fix World Food Crisis in Place By June

Article: UN: Plan to Fix World Food Crisis in Place By June

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 30, 2008 (ENS) – The United Nations aims to have a comprehensive plan to tackle the global food crisis in place by the beginning of June, “around which the institutions and leaders around the world can coalesce,” a top UN official said at a news conference here today. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs…