Tag: fish

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PVC trees giving coral reefs ‘a fighting chance’

The World Resources Institute predicts that 90% of coral reefs will be threatened by 2050, but a fast-growing scheme in Florida is now leading the fight against this decline. Based in Key Largo, the Coral Restoration Foundation spearheads a global network that aims to restore reefs worldwide by creating coral nurseries. These farming operations consist…

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Concerns raised about fish digesting plastic

We’ve all been told how good for us fish is with its healthy fats, protein and Omega 3 but how about plastic? Packs of six Youngís fish cakes have been recalled from Farmfoods and Heron Foods stores due to the risk of them containing hard plastic and potentially scraps of metal. Customers have been asked…

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Catch of the day

When it comes to being attracted to others, we will all agree that a sexy accent can seal the deal. As it happens, this is also the case for cod, whose differing accents are causing scientists to worry for the fish’s mating prospects. Increasing sea temperatures due to climate change are driving Cornish cod to…

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Concrete Fitness: a guide to superfoods

No matter what your age or lifestyle, whether sedentary or highly active, adapting your diet to include a diverse range of nutritious foods can make a significant impact while at university, not only to physical performance but for studying too. While vitamin supplements and tablets provide a handy boost, they are no substitute for a…