Harmful fishing subsidies – ‘Government funding often keeps unprofitable fishing fleets at sea’ – Foodlog

Harmful fishing subsidies Government funding often keeps unprofitable fishing

As the only organization that can draft global agreements to curb harmful subsidies, the World Trade Organization WTO has the power to regulate fisheries subsidies. Negotiations on this are now at a crucial stage. Governments have subsidized their fleets for centuries for a variety of reasons: food security, pressure from industry lobbies, or simply national … Read more

Tsunamis’ magnetic fields are detectable before sea level change

Journal Reference: Zhiheng Lin, Hiroaki Toh, Takuto Minami. Direct Comparison of the Tsunami‐Generated Magnetic Field With Sea Level Change for the 2009 Samoa and 2010 Chile Tsunamis. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 2021; 126 (11) DOI: 10.1029/2021JB022760 Tsunamis generate magnetic fields as they move conductive seawater through the Earth’s magnetic field. Researchers previously predicted … Read more

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