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Belski’s Blog – Update on 3 extreme weather events this week – WLKY Louisville

Belski’s Blog – Update on 3 extreme weather events this week  WLKY Louisville

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NRDC Blog: What That Flashy Renewable Energy Paper Got Wrong

The costs of wind and solar energy keep falling; installing a new wind turbine costs about a third of what it did in 2008. Solar prices fell by 88 percent during that time. In fact, renewable energy is so inexpensive, utilities have found that they can save customers money by closing coal plants early and replacing them with wind and solar power

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Seven Kenyans held in Tanzania for ‘illegal’ fishing – The East African (press release) (blog)


The East African (press release) (blog)

Seven Kenyans held in Tanzania for 'illegal' fishing
The East African (press release) (blog)
Seven Kenyan fishermen have been detained at a beach in Tanzania after they were arrested by security officials over claims of illegally crossing the border. The fishermen from Remba Island in Suba North, Homa Bay County, were arrested on Sunday …

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Masatatsu Abe: A Solo Specialist Takes on Antarctica – ExplorersWeb (blog)


ExplorersWeb (blog)

Masatatsu Abe: A Solo Specialist Takes on Antarctica
ExplorersWeb (blog)
He considers this a shakedown trip for a much longer Antarctic journey next year: retracing the steps of Japanese Army Lieutenant Nobu Shirase, who organized Japan's first expedition to Antarctica in 1910. Abe hopes to succeed where the little-known …

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African countries fighting back against illegal fishing – SeafoodSource (blog)


SeafoodSource (blog)

African countries fighting back against illegal fishing
SeafoodSource (blog)
One in four fish in Africa is still caught illegally, despite the efforts of many African nations to overcome the problem. According to the organization Stop Illegal Fishing, an independent non-profit based in Africa dedicated to ending illegal fishing

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The deadly impact of climate change on children – UNICEF Australia (blog)


UNICEF Australia (blog)

The deadly impact of climate change on children
UNICEF Australia (blog)
In South Sudan, children are suffering another extreme weather recent – a drought that is crippling food production, depleting pastures and causing widespread deaths. More than half of South Sudan's population is suffering from severe food shortages.

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China smashes up illegal fishing vessels for not being registered – SeafoodSource (blog)


SeafoodSource (blog)

China smashes up illegal fishing vessels for not being registered
SeafoodSource (blog)
Chinese authorities have further upped the ante in the fight against illegal fishing by smashing up vessels found guilty of fishing without a license or without a vessel name or proof of being on a port registry. Often referred to in official reports

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To Fight Illegal Fishing, Follow the Money – The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)


The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)

To Fight Illegal Fishing, Follow the Money
The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)
Seafood is the most valuable traded commodity in the world, registering nearly $ 150 billion in sales each year. Unfortunately, not all of that product is caught within the law: Illegal and unreported fishing accounts for up to $ 23.5 billion worth of

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Indonesia’s explosive IUU policy is working, new report says – SeafoodSource (blog)


SeafoodSource (blog)

Indonesia's explosive IUU policy is working, new report says
SeafoodSource (blog)
Starting in 2014, Indonesia implemented a set of controversial policies aimed at reducing IUU fishing, especially by foreign vessels. As a result, Indonesian fisheries authorities have sunk 318 illegal fishing boats, roughly 300 of which were foreign

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Field notes from “Cambodia’s beating heart” – Conservation International (blog)


Conservation International (blog)

Field notes from “Cambodia's beating heart”
Conservation International (blog)
“When we patrol, we can stop illegal activity by apprehending offenders and collecting illegal fishing gear.” A tangle of green and white fishing nets, collected from fishers apprehended inside sanctuaries, fill a boat docked outside the Kompong Prak

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