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Dom Post: Fish skin nano-fibres power Revolution

Peter Griffin posted in on August 5th, 2010.

Peter Kerr writes in the Dominion Post about work by a company who says they can turn discarded hoki skins into extremely fine, extremely strong nano-fibres. The fibres could have multiple applications, from clothing to reinforcing, electronics and filtration. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Revolution Fibre’s first commercial product will be air filter mats […]

NZ Herald: Fish forever?

Peter Griffin posted in on May 31st, 2010.

Peter Huck writes in the New Zealand Herald about our fisheries situation, the Quota Management System (introduced in the late 1980s) and the difficulty of balancing long-term and short-term (or economic and conservation) interests. Conservation groups are pushing for the setup of no-fishing reserves, but, although the QMS has attracted criticism recently as being incomplete, […]

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