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Happy 'Nuclear Free' Anniversary Kim Jong-il

Feature story | 7 October, 2006 at 0:00

Today is the 9th Anniversary of Kim Jong-il as North Korean leader. We think that the best way to celebrate nine years as the leader of a country which has not detonated a nuclear weapon is to try and stretch that to ten: the world needs fewer...

SolarChill fridge wins environmental award

Feature story | 6 October, 2006 at 0:00

SolarChill is a new climate-friendly refrigeration technology using solar power, enabling delivery of vaccines and food to regions of the world without electricity. Developed by us along with six other organisations it has won the Environmental...

Suspected pirate flees Kiribati Authorities

Feature story | 5 October, 2006 at 0:00

At around 3pm yesterday afternoon the team on the bridge of the Esperanza spotted a vessel on the horizon. By 4pm we could see it was a Korean longliner, the Dong Won 117. There are two fisheries enforcement officials from the Pacific Island of...

73 million dead sharks (per year!)

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 October, 2006 1 comment

The booming shark fin trade is killing up to 73 million sharks per year - three times more than the official catch numbers. That's according to a new study by Miami University researchers affiliated with the Pew Institute for Ocean...

Birds Eye/Iglo still linked to illegal fishing

Feature story | 4 October, 2006 at 18:43

Last week the European Fish Processors Association (AIPCE) met in Dublin to discuss how the industry would handle the increasing amount of illegal cod ending up in our burgers and fishsticks. The good news: they made some promising...

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