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FISHING SUBSIDIES



KEITH NUTHALL
A CONCERTED international effort to clarify and tackle the harm caused by fishing subsidies on the conservation of wild fish stocks worldwide is to be launched following a seminar staged by the United Nations Environment Programme.

Concerns were raised by participants, which included more than 60 national governments, the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation, the World Trade Organisation UNCTAD, (the UN development agency), the International Labour Organisation and the OECD.…

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RESEARCH THINK PIECE



BY KEITH NUTHALL
WITH the European farming industry facing more fundamental change than it has in decades, it could be said that funding research into ways of making this transformation less painless has to be a good thing. Whatever the view on this fairly facile assumption, the eyes of the agricultural sector should at least be partly turned on Brussels thus year, where debates for the preparation of a new five-year EU research programme are being staged.…

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BOLTON PIECE - PRINT VERSION



BY MONICA DOBIE
THE LOCAL Council – what are the worst images conjured up when thinking of those words?

Let me make it easy for you.

Lazy employees that take forever to process requests, generally unhelpful and bored, unfulfilling positions that can transform a new recruit full of fresh ideas and faith in the system, to the jaded staff that many of us have encountered at our local councils.…

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EU RESEARCH



BY KEITH NUTHALL
EUROPEAN IT companies will be able to apply for grants from a budget of Euro 3.6 billion, which has been earmarked for information society research from 2002-2006, if new proposals from the European Commission for a new framework research programme, are agreed by EU ministers and the European Parliament.…

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POWER CHARGING



Keith Nuthall
A NEW power-charging system for electric cars has been developed by a European Commission funded research project. The idea is to set up land-based recharging terminals at that can combine with apparatus attached to cars, leading them to be automatically recharged with electricity when they are parked.…

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RESEARCH



BY KEITH NUTHALL
EUROPEAN manufacturing industries will be able to apply for grants from budgets of Euro 1.7 billion, which has been earmarked for energy, transport, sustainable development and global change and of Euro 1 billion for aeronautics and space – if proposals from the European Commission for a new framework research programme, are agreed.…

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IDIOTS GUIDE COMPUTER SECURITY



Keith Nuthall
INTRODUCTION

IMAGINE the scene. You are a managing director of a new delivery service. You have bought computers, stationary, furniture, filing cabinets, vans and telephones. Advertising has been placed and orders are expected. You are ready to go.

Just one problem.…

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DIGITAL COPYRIGHT



Keith Nuthall
BUSINESSES have been warned that they could find themselves in a legal labyrinth when trying to fight a case stopping a copyright thief from exploiting their confidential documents, designs, music, artwork, fiction, or any other digital material by illegally reproduced and circulated it via the Internet.…

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EU FOOD SAFETY RESEARCH



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has launched three projects, drawing Euro 43 million from its Sixth Framework Programme for research developing food safety expertise. They are ‘Safe Foods’ on risk analysis in food safety; ‘NuGO’ on creating a network of specialists in genomics, nutrition and health; and ‘Welfare Quality’ on animal welfare in food production.…

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