global conservation

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…

One Hour of Darkness: Earth Hour Goes Global

Article: One Hour of Darkness: Earth Hour Goes Global

SYDNEY, Australia, March 21, 2008 (ENS) – On Saturday, March 29, from 8 to 9 in the evening local time, hundreds of thousands of lights around the world will go dark for Earth Hour. The one hour event is intended to send a powerful message around the world about how important it is to reduce…