Oceans Health is in our Hands

We depend on the health of the ocean for many benefits, such as food, livelihood, and tourism, and the Ocean Health Index indicates that the condition of these benefits needs to be improved in order to provide a healthy thriving ocean for our children and their children. It is good that Safety Messenger as a magazine is taking initiative to bring out various safety issues of our environment. Lately we heard in news about hot wind...

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Ocean Acidification Rising Awfully
Jul02

Ocean Acidification Rising Awfully

The pace of ocean acidification is accelerating. Sustained efforts to monitor ocean acidification worldwide are only beginning, and, currently, it is impossible to predict exactly how the effects of ocean acidification will cascade throughout the marine food chain and affect the overall structure of marine ecosystems. Scientists, resource managers and policymakers have recognised the urgent need to save our oceans from this hazard....

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Marine Bio-toxins and Food Safety
Mar05

Marine Bio-toxins and Food Safety

Seafood including fish, which is rich in protein, essential amino acids,  vitamins and mineral content, is considered to be of high nutritional value. Studies have also shown that regular intake of seafood reduces the risk of coronary heart disease, hypertension and cancer. However, sea food harvested from the natural marine waters can be carriers of hazardous  microorganisms and bio-toxins, also abundant in natural waters. That’s why...

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