Day: 7 December 2001
Over-reporting of global fisheries catch mean overfishing problems are worse than feared
Certain countries have been submitting exaggerated fish catch claims to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), according to a study published in Nature on 29 Nov. China is accused of being a main culprit, accounting for 40% of the deviation between actual and reported claims.
Ireland fails in attempt to prevent Sellafield MOX plant opening
Ireland has failed in its legal attempt at an international tribunal to prevent Sellafield's mixed oxide plant (MOX) in the north of England from opening for commercial production of reprocessed fuel for use in nuclear power plants, but the tribunal has ordered better co-operation between the UK and Ireland over the matter.
Doppstadt (UK) Ltd finalises largest ever order for recycling equipment
Doppstadt (UK) Ltd, the Glasgow-based recycling equipment specialists, are in the final stages of securing the first UK order for a powerful two in one shredder. The customer, one of the leading wood recyclers in the UK, has already used Doppstadt shredders for a number of years, and the new machine, which represents a sizeable investment, is expected to allow the company more flexibility in the type of wood waste that can be accepted for recycling.
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