Lacking a little oomph, but some very nice touches
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Tuesday 21 June 2011
The report that the ocean is in trouble is no surprise. What is shocking is that it has taken so long for us to make the connection between the state of the ocean and everything we care about – the economy, health, security – and the existence of life itself.
Sunday 19 June 2011
Friday 17 June 2011
With its trademark flippers and comical mating dance, the blue-footed booby is one of the most commonly sighted birds on the Galapagos Islands.
Sunday 12 June 2011
Friday 10 June 2011
As measured and relishable as the nightly litany he read until 2001, Jefferson fathoms The Shipping Forecast from Utsira, named after a herring-rich Norwegian island, to Dogger, scene of a 1904 Russian attack on British trawlers mistaken for Japanese torpedo boats.
Thursday 09 June 2011
The UK and other European countries must be forced by law to restock their seas to give the fishing industry a long-term future, the European Fisheries Commissioner demanded yesterday.
Monday 06 June 2011
Imagine what would happen if every ship on our seas suddenly vanished...what impact would that have on our island nation? Our ferry terminals, fishing ports and freight dockyards would fall silent and there would be no Royal Navy to protect our merchant ships and shores.
Sunday 05 June 2011
Friday 03 June 2011
The Government's approach to the trade in fishing quota has been criticised by a committee of MPs.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's campaign against wasting fish went on the road today - starting in Brussels and destined for Germany, France, Spain and Poland later this year.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
A far-reaching assessment of Britain's natural landscape will recommend revolutionary changes to the way the countryside is managed, including the idea that loss-making farmers should be paid to look after recreational woodlands for holidaymakers to enjoy.
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