This BBC news article discusses the radioactive contamination found in Bluefin tuna fish,which is attributed to the Fukushima nuclear accident in 2011. Scientists have carried out research on fish found in the waters off San Diego, and say the evidence reminds us of how eco-regions are interconnected, despite being thousands of miles apart.
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Posted in biosciences, government publications, health sciences, tagged climate change, environment, farming, fish, fishing, forestry, greenhouse, health, healthy living, higher education, schools on 4 October 2011| Leave a Comment »
These publications from the Westminster and Holyrood governments may be of interest to scientists:
Scottish Government Consultations
You can find lots more useful government publications on the UWS Government Publications blog.
Posted in biosciences, environmental and waste management, government publications, sports studies, tagged animal testing, environment, fish, fishing, pesticides, poison, rural, sports participation on 24 September 2010| Leave a Comment »
The Westminster and Holyrood Governments have recently published a number of reports that may contain useful information for scientists. These include:
Biological Sciences/Environmental Sciences
Report about the work of The Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme, which investigates “suspected poisoning of wildlife, beneficial insects, companion animals and livestock if there is evidence to indicate that pesticides or biocides may be involved”.
Wide variety of statistics about the environment in Scotland. Includes energy generation by source (2000-2008), annual mean temperature (1910-2009), waste recycling (2000-2009), status of wild bird populations (1975-2009), etc. An excellent resource for environmental research.
“Statstics on key policy topics such as People and Communities, Services and Lifestyle, Economy and Enterprise broken down by Remote Rural, Accessible Rural and Rest of Scotland.”