electrical fish barrier News

  • Weather Monitoring for Conservation at Fish Barrier

    Migration of the invasive Asian Carp through the Mississippi River system into the Great Lakes has the potential to devastate native fisheries throughout the region. Smith-Root, an environmental engineering firm, has developed a proprietary technology for an electric fish barrier to prevent such migration. Their technology uses the most efficient electric field pattern for guiding the fish with ...

  • UNEP discusses breaking down barriers to a green economy in new year book

    An emerging Green Economy is glimpsed in the latest United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) Year Book as growing numbers of companies embrace environmental policies and investors pump hundreds of billions of dollars into cleaner and renewable energies.  Climate change, as documented in the Year Book, is increasingly changing the global environment from the melting of permafrost and ...


    By Oy Ekotuotanto AB

  • Entec identifies potential hydropower hotspots

    Entec, on behalf of the Environment Agency, has completed a report to identify where hydropower could be deployed in England and Wales to help tap into the unused power potential of British rivers.This is the first stage of a project that will ultimately allow the Environment Agency to develop a more strategic approach to the deployment of small-scale hydropower in England and Wales that ...


  • Asian carp sampling effort officially underway on section of the little calumet river

    A five-mile section of the Little Calumet River in South Chicago is now closed to all traffic for a period of four to six days as sampling efforts for Asian carp get underway. The closure is necessary for biologists to safely and effectively apply the fish toxicant Rotenone to a more than two-mile stretch of the waterway at T.J. O’Brien Lock and Dam as a part of ongoing Asian carp sampling ...

  • Prepare for Pond Deicing Before it’s Too Late

    Preparing for Deicing should be done in the warmer months of the year. Once the water freezes, it will be too late to install aeration, however, most people don’t think about Pond Deicing until winter is upon them. Make the call for Aeration while it’s warm and start prepping your pond for winter now.  Five Reasons Why Pond ...


    By Keeton Industries, Inc.

  • Green Products and Services Gain Support as Issues of Global Warming and Environmental Contamination Escalate

    EnvironmentStocks.com – Green Building Responds to the Growing Demand for a Clean and Healthy Environment POINT ROBERTS, Wash., DELTA, B.C. - www.EnvironmentStocks.com (ES) an investor and industry news portal for the cleantech sector, reports on the growing movement towards ‘green’ products and services that are rapidly becoming a key component of the building industry. With global ...


  • Embargoed until 00.01 hrs Friday 28 January 2010:changing climate, changing infrastructure

    Roads, railways, energy and water supply networks and other infrastructure all need to be able to cope with the effects of a changing climate. The first batch in a series of reports produced by organisations which maintain national infrastructure and published by Defra today set out potential risks and solutions. Reports from seven organisations including Network Rail, National Grid and ...

  • Bill would spend $300M on Great Lakes restoration

    A spending bill crafted by congressional leaders would allocate $300 million to a Great Lakes cleanup that had been threatened with a massive cut during last year's budget fight, supporters said Tuesday. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is a program dealing with some of the lakes' most serious environmental problems such as invasive species, loss of wetlands and other wildlife habitat, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Often-overlooked yet potent pollutant nitrous oxide poses Ozone and climate risks, UN warns

    Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O), an often-overlooked yet potent gas, could nearly double by 2050 and thus potentially undermine gains in the ozone layer recovery and exacerbate climate change. Drawing Down N2O to Protect Climate and the Ozone Layer, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), warns that nitrous oxide is now the most important ozone-depleting emission and the third most ...

  • Seizing the Blue Economy Approach in the Western Indian Ocean Region. Achim Steiner Speech to Nairobi Convention COP

    Your Excellency Didier Dogley, Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change of the Republic of Seychelles; Ministers of the Republic of Seychelles; Ambassadors; Resident Heads of UN organizations; Principal Secretaries; Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen ...

  • Questions and answers on EU Mercury Policy

    What is mercury? Mercury is familiar to many as a silver-coloured liquid which expands and contracts in a thermometer to show the temperature. It is also known as “quicksilver” or "hydrargyrum" (i.e. liquid silver) and is represented by the symbol Hg. Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at ambient room temperature. It is a chemical element and therefore indestructible. ...

  • Australian green paper on carbon pollution reduction scheme released

    The Rudd Government has released proposals for a new plan to tackle climate change by reducing carbon pollution. Releasing the Government’s Green Paper on the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, said the time for action on climate change was now. “We confront a daunting reality: we cannot continue to pour carbon pollution into the ...


    By Australian Government

  • Sustainable approach to tackle coastal erosion in Thailand

    Panya Changcharoen still remembers when he was a child and the Bang Khunthian District stone, marking the edge of Bangkok, was in a lush mangrove forest. Now, at 60, he finds it hard to believe the shore has eroded so much that the marker lies stranded far out in the muddy sea. 'All the mangrove forests are gone and coastal erosion keeps getting worse, especially during the monsoon season,' ...


    By IRIN

  • China Warns of Three Gorges Dam Catastrophe

    WUHAN, Hubei, China, September 26, 2007 (ENS) - Chinese officials and experts have admitted the Three Gorges Dam project has caused an array of ecological ills, including more frequent landslides and pollution, and if preventive measures are not taken, there could be an environmental 'catastrophe.' While the dam has served as a barrier against seasonal flooding threatening the ...

  • Environment could shape the border of the future

    The Washington-based Brookings Institute has put forward a set of ambitious goals for redefining and implementing a U.S.-Canada Border of the Future that would help redevelop North America’s freshwater coast; realize bi-national Great Lakes carbon goals and renewable energy standards; and by 2030 create a common market for commerce and human ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New Hampshire Organizations and Residents Receive Prestigious EPA Environmental Award

    Five organizations and individuals in New Hampshire were honored today at the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency. They were among 28 recipients across New England recognized for their significant contributions to environmental awareness and problem-solving. The merit awards allow EPA to recognize individuals and groups whose work has protected or ...

  • July infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 419 decisions, including 63 reasoned ...

  • President Obama`s oval office address on the gulf oil spill

    The following is the text of U.S. President Barack Obama"s address to the American people on June 15, 2010. Good evening. As we speak, our nation faces a multitude of challenges. At home, our top priority is to recover and rebuild from a recession that has touched the lives of nearly every American. Abroad, our brave men and women in uniform are taking the fight to al-Qaida wherever it exists. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • November infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 248 decisions, including 58 reasoned ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you