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El objetivo tiene que ser garantizar que los recursos pesqueros sean sostenibles

Los ministros de Pesca de la Unión Europea (UE) lograron el pasado miércoles 27 de febrero un acuerdo tras una maratoniana reunión sobre la prohibición de los descartes prevista en la reforma de la Política Pesquera Común (PPC), en la que incluyeron un calendario flexible de aplicación y exenciones de porcentajes mínimos.

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Nanomaterial alternatives assessment: a powerful tool for identifying safer options

Judging whether to replace a hazardous conventional chemical in a product with a nanomaterial — i.e. to assess which is the safer alternative — is challenging for many reasons. A new study suggests that chemical-alternative assessment frameworks could be adapted to better assess engineered nanomaterials with the help of new tools which provide data on hazards of, and exposure to, nanomaterials.

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Supermarket food waste — alternative waste strategies can reduce the environmental impact

Researchers have examined environmental and economic impacts of supermarket food waste in a new study. Bread and meat products made the largest contribution to the environmental footprint of the supermarket assessed. Alternative waste strategies, such as using bread waste as animal feed, have the potential to reduce these impacts.

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