Navigation Links
The cormorant -- the 'black plague' or an example of successful species conservation?
Date:6/4/2008

ea area, but winters in the proximity of the Mediterranean. Thus, if the numbers of cormorants were regulated in order to defuse the conflict between the fishing industry and nature conservation, all EU countries should be involved in the process. The attitude towards the Great Cormorant however is very different in each of these countries: The Netherlands for example is completely opposed to culling, while France on the other hand culls 40,000 cormorants per year. "With the involvement of 25 member states it is indeed difficult to find a regulation with which all states are satisfied. If only one member state disagrees, then the plan will not materialise", as Vivien Behrens of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) explains the dilemma. The social scientist and two colleagues conducted interviews with numerous decision-makers on this subject and investigated, why a common European cormorant management strategy is so difficult. From her point of view past attempts have failed, because an appropriate agency is missing: "In Europe it is clearly an institutional problem: Who is responsible? Is it the conservation agencies, the fishery authorities or other actors? There are so many different levels involved from the regional and national to the international level, and yet there is no one place for all of these threads to intertwine, where one can say: We are now going to develop an action plan that we can use to regulate the problem." Officially, the ORNIS committee would be the responsible body, but they have categorised the problem as not that urgent. In the meetings, in which the approach and the results of the research work were presented, there was always at least a representative of one country that did not consider an action plan to be necessary. Dr. Felix Rauschmayer from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) comments on the reactions to his presentations: "Some arguments against a plan of action were not scientifically soun
'/>"/>
Contact: Tilo Arnhold
presse@ufz.de
49-341-235-1635
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. BIO-key(R) Showcasing Public Safety Solutions for BlackBerry Smartphones at 2008 LEIM Conference
2. Wiley-Blackwell to launch Journal of Flood Risk Management
3. Black carbon pollution emerges as major player in global warming
4. NOAA proposes federal regulations to protect black abalone
5. University of Minnesota study refutes belief that black men have more aggressive prostate cancer
6. American Society for Microbiology honors Jason T. Blackard
7. Coal and black liquor can produce energy from papermaking
8. Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
9. Plague of kangaroos threatens one of Australias last remaining original native grasslands
10. Scientists discover why plague is so lethal
11. Model successfully predicts large river system fish diversity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
The cormorant -- the 'black plague' or an example of successful species conservation?
(Date:12/17/2014)... N.C. , Dec. 16, 2014 Valencell, ... licensed its PerformTek biometric technology to industry leaders such ... highly accurate, clinically validated, biometric wearable products. These products ... 6-9 in Las Vegas . ... technology is accurate, flexible and robust – with the ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Dec. 16, 2014  Automation is fundamentally transforming ... evident than at international borders. Over the past ... have allowed veteran travelers to self process through ... (APC) Kiosks at an increasing number of airports, ... According to Maxine Most , ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... 09, 2014 Research and Markets ... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/twhjll/biometrics_market ) has announced the addition ... Region 2015-2019"  report to their offering. ... is advances in technology. With continuous advances in ... to the latest standard that meets the needs ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Valencell PerformTek Biometrics Power the Most Accurate Wearables at CES 2015 2Automated Border Control (ABC) Transforms the Global Travel Experience With More Than 2500 ABC eGates and APC Kiosks Deployed In Airports, Seaports, and Land Borders Worldwide 2Biometrics Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2
... recent reports of dangerous levels of arsenic being found in ... plants that could help to reduce the toxic content of ... metal. Publishing in the open access journal BMC Biology, a ... proteins that channel arsenic in and out of cells. ...
... contaminants are finding their way into the deep-sea food ... including the strange-looking "vampire squid". These species are food ... a study to be published in the journal ... National Systematics Laboratory and colleagues Michael Unger, Ellen Harvey ...
... not well known like President Bush and musician Neil Young, ... them: He has a new species named after him. , ... for 37 years before retiring in 2003. "They used to ... distributed the mail to the staff but also passed along ...
Cached Biology News:Arsenic and new rice 2Persistent man-made chemical pollutants found in deep-sea octopods and squids 2Persistent man-made chemical pollutants found in deep-sea octopods and squids 3New catfish species named for museum mail supervisor 2
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that ... Classifier, a genomic test for prostate cancer, was able ... managed by radical prostatectomy without adjuvant therapy. Although rapid ... uncommon, using tumor genomics to identify these men who ... an important advance. The study has been published ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... TENN (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 Fertility ... Donor Egg Bank USA , a network of ... country. Through this partnership, patients have fast access to ... in vitro fertilization, IVF . Fertility Associates of Memphis ... offer this fertility treatment option. , Dr. William ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Ill. , Dec. 19, 2014 Naurex ... develop novel drugs for diseases of the central nervous ... president and chief executive officer, will present at the ... Riedel,s presentation will take place at 3:00 p.m. PST ... Francis in San Francisco, Calif. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Research and Markets ... the "Technology Innovations in Smart Fabrics (Technical ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The ... offers a detailed assessment on technological advancements and ... 1. The Smart Fabrics market ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Study Published in European Urology Shows that the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier is Predictive of Rapid Metastasis in High-Risk Men who have had Prostate Surgery 2Study Published in European Urology Shows that the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier is Predictive of Rapid Metastasis in High-Risk Men who have had Prostate Surgery 3Fertility Associates of Memphis Announces Partnership with Donor Egg Bank USA 2Fertility Associates of Memphis Announces Partnership with Donor Egg Bank USA 3Naurex to Present at 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2Technology Innovations in Smart Fabrics (Technical Insights) 2
... DUBLIN, July 7, 2011 ,   ... SHPGY ), the global specialty,biopharmaceutical company, announces that it ... District of New Jersey against,Roxane Laboratories, Inc., ("Roxane"), and ... California against Watson,Laboratories, Inc., ("Watson"), respectively, for infringement of,certain ...
... This release is available in German . ... healthy food supplements. However, the production of this "functional ... are robust enough to survive conventional production processes. Researchers ... gentle method that allows the use of thus far ...
... 11:26 a.m. EDT, the space shuttle Atlantis will streak skyward ... last mission. While the STS-135 flight marks the end of ... a new era of research into infectious diseases, thanks to ... Curtiss III, along with their colleagues at Arizona State University,s ...
Cached Biology Technology:Shire Files Lawsuits Against Watson and Roxane for Infringement of VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Patents 2Shire Files Lawsuits Against Watson and Roxane for Infringement of VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Patents 3TUM researchers develop environmentally friendly process to improve storage stability of probiotics 2TUM researchers develop environmentally friendly process to improve storage stability of probiotics 3Final countdown: Atlantis to carry next-generation vaccine candidate on last space voyage 2Final countdown: Atlantis to carry next-generation vaccine candidate on last space voyage 3Final countdown: Atlantis to carry next-generation vaccine candidate on last space voyage 4
Smac/DIABLO (mouse) (CT) rabbit polyclonal antibody...
... Rabbit polyclonal to Taura Syndrome ... for all tested applications). ... Synthetic peptide: VTNSEGSTIL MNDIPITNQN VVLSKNVTDN ... corresponding to N terminal amino ...
Purified Mouse anti-Hu Actopaxin (pS8) Storage Temperature: Refrigerate(2 to 8C)...
... The FastPlax Antibody is used to detect ... the surface of infected cells as early ... basis of the FastPlax Titer Kit, which ... 25-48 hours. The FastPlax Antibody ...
Biology Products: