The Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs, was created by Royal Decree 432/2008 of 12 April. It is as well as newly created Ministry assumes the responsibilities previously assigned to deleted Ministries of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Environment, more competition in the protection of the sea, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Development.
It is for the government department referred to the proposal and implementation of government policy in the fight against climate change, natural heritage protection, biodiversity and the sea, water, rural development, agriculture, livestock and fisheries, and nutrition.
Synthethic Genomics, ExxonMobil to develop algae biofuels United States
Synthetic Genomics Inc announced a new co-funded research agreement with ExxonMobil to develop algae biofuels from strains with significantly improved production characteristics by employing synthetic genomic science and technology.
Cesium findings in eel coverup reported Japan
A scientist has admitted having detected radioactive cesium in eels caught in a boundary river between the Tokyo and Chiba prefectures but claims local governments took no action for nearly two months despite having informed authorities promptly.
Fish exports may generate USD 500mln by 2015 Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is working on increasing its deep sea fishing efforts and doubling fish exports between now and 2015 and to achieve this goal, it will be using new vessels from Japan and China,
EC warns Faroe Islands of impending sanctions European Union
The European Commission has notified the Faroe Islands that it plans to take steps, including closing off fishing ports, to support the sustainability of herring fisheries shared between the two parties.
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