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WATER has no great value in itself. It is it what it helps create that counts. And for every improvement in efficiency in water use, communities and companies get richer and consume less water when doing so. It is what economists call a virtuous circle.…
BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has attempted to speed up preparations to launch the European Food Authority, by setting up an interim scientific advisory forum that will provide expert advice on food policy, ahead of the establishment of a permanent committee.…
THREE Sky Chef employees have been charged in connection with theft of over US$1.5 million worth of miniature bottles of spirits from the company’s ‘Bonded Room’ in John F. Kennedy airport, New York. Each of the three men has been charged with burglary and/or criminal possession of stolen property and face up to 15 years in prison if convicted.…
BY ALAN OSBORN
(maximum marks for this one, I think. Only drawback – it’s only as good as the alarm system it comes with.)
the 2000 model (155 cubic metres) – pounds 1,350
the 4000 model (250 cubic metres) – pounds 1,800
the 8000 model (400 cubic metres) – pounds 2,200
10 Cochran Close, Crownhill
Milton Keynes, Bucks.…
LOS Angeles Airport (LAX) last month began a six-month programme to recycle food leftovers into power generators, which feed electricity into the local grid. The programme has been launched in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works.…
BY KATE REW
LOS Angeles Airport (LAX) has begun a six-month programme to recycle food leftovers into power generators, which feed electricity into the local grid. The programme has been launched in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works.…
BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE UNITED Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organisation, (FAO), has handed over 290 new fishing boats, canoes and nets to Mozambican fishermen, whose equipment was destroyed when flooding and a cyclone struck the country last year.
Its donation – funded by the Italian government – was the final stage of an FAO rehabilitation project for Inhambane, Sofala and Gaza Provinces.…
THE UNITED Nations World Food Programme has launched an unprecedented health awareness campaign to persuade Ethiopian truckers to reduce their sexual promiscuity, because of the risk that they will be struck down by AIDS.
The programme will focus on the 2,300 Ethiopian truck drivers that it has hired to deliver relief food from the port of Djibouti to the interior of their war and drought ravaged country, which is also a centre of AIDS infection; estimates say that 10.6 per cent of the population is HIV positive.…
BY MONICA DOBIE
RECENT findings in cod farming lab experiments, performed in Newfoundland, Canada, have provided some encouraging results, rekindling hope that cod aquaculture may soon thrive.
Joel Bell, a marine biologist at Memorial University in St. John’s, the Newfoundland capital, has been performing lab tests on cod since 1995, and most recently, discovered techniques that may help higher numbers of baby cod grow into mature fish.…
BY MONICA DOBIE
A CANADIAN government advisory group has called for increased numbers of seals to be hunted, to help recovering Atlantic fish stocks, which are estimated to be at 10 per cent of what they were 20 years ago.
The Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (FRCC) said that the seal population has over-expanded and that its numbers must be controlled.…