Every year the world hauls over 90 million tonnes of fish from the oceans. It’s a crucial source of food, but there is some concern that unless we start to manage fisheries more sustainably, that food source could be lost.
Often government agencies rely on monitoring and assessment of ecosystems in order to fulfill their mandates of habitat or wildlife management, and bio-monitoring is one of the most popular approaches. For example, it is the approach advocated by both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada. But what does bio-monitoring entail?
Here in icy Canada, trying to reduce your home’s energy use in wintertime can leave you and your family in the cold. Keeping your house warm without fossil fuels or extra electricity is possible.