DALLAS, TX, Jan. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- By growing fresh, gourmet-grade shrimp in an indoor environment, Natural Shrimp, Inc. (OTCQB: SHMP) is avoiding significant environmental problems that have plagued other means to grow and harvest shrimp. NaturalShrimp (www.naturalshrimp.com) is producing shrimp economically in an indoor all-natural environment that can be replicated anywhere in the world. Its patented technology (vibro suppression) ensures that harmful organisms cannot destroy the shrimp. Shrimp is the single most consumed seafood in the world, with nine billion pounds eaten annually. More than half of the world’s shrimp is produced in third world countries. Environmentalists have long been concerned that the steady stream of toxic chemicals and antibiotics from these farms, plus organic waste, pollutes groundwater and coastal estuaries. These shrimp farms also suffer with pathogen problems, as major outbreaks of disease spread as … [Read more...] about NaturalShrimp Says Its Method of Growing, Harvesting Shrimp Avoids Major Environmental Issues
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By Letters To The Editor | PUBLISHED: January 22, 2019 at 8:10 am | UPDATED: January 22, 2019 at 8:12 am Ocasio-Cortez gaining tools to handle issues Re: “Why is media fawning over Ocasio-Cortez?” (Letter to the editor, Jan. 9): The letter-writer’s comments regarding the media’s “obsession” with Ocasio-Cortez ended with: “No wonder Washington is such a mess.” What logic led to that conclusion? To associate Ocasio-Cortez’s popularity with the problems in Washington is a ridiculous, reckless assertion. This from someone who teaches or leads young people into the real world. Ocasio-Cortez is inspiring all types with her straight-shooting, enthusiastic and establishment-challenging efforts. As anyone new to a job, she is learning on the job. By teaching young adults himself, the letter-writer is providing a foundation to deal with real-world issues. By addressing what she was elected to do, Ocasio-Cortez is gaining the … [Read more...] about Letter: Ocasio-Cortez is gaining the tools to handle real-world issues
View Comments City pledge is part of C40 movement of major cities that are leading the charge on the climate crisis while many national governments, including the Trump administration, fail to take issue seriously. Net-zero buildings use energy ultra-efficiently and meet any remaining energy needs from renewable sources. Portland also is one of 13 cities that pledged to only own, occupy and develop assets that are net-zero carbon by 2030. The commitments are part of the C40 Cities movement of major world cities, including Portland, that are leading the charge against dramatic climate change while many of their national governments — including the Trump administration here — fail to adequately respond to the climate crisis. The 19 cities making the main pledge have a combined population of about 130 million people. The C40 organization announced the pledges in the lead-up to the Global Climate Action Summit scheduled Sept. 12 to 14 in San Francisco. Other cities signing … [Read more...] about Portland joins world commitment to make all buildings carbon neutral
By Trevor HunnicuttNEW YORK (Reuters) - An index of major world stock markets rose to its highest level in more than five months on Monday after the United States and Mexico struck an agreement that lowers trade tensions.MSCI's gauge of stocks in 47 countries across the globe <.MIWD00000PUS> gained 0.98 percent, helped by gains in developed markets from the United States to Europe and Asia. The broad index was at its highest level since March.The benchmark S&P 500 and the Nasdaq indexes hit records, bond prices fell and copper prices rose as the United States and Mexico agreed to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), putting pressure on Canada to agree to the new terms on auto trade and other issues to remain part of the three-nation pact. Agreement could ease concerns about an escalation in global trade tensions.Major currencies gained against the U.S. dollar, which has been a safe haven from months of trade tensions. (Graphic: MSCI World stock index: … [Read more...] about World stock index at highest in over five months on trade deal
Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post Published 3:23 am, Monday, June 18, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Al Drago Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 President Donald Trump speaks during an event on tax policy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018. President Donald Trump speaks during an event on tax policy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Al Drago Is Trump gaslighting the world on North Korea? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Critics of President Donald Trump routinely accuse him of "gaslighting" - that is, of deliberately repeating misinformation to the extent that the public starts doubting verifiable facts and believing in Trump's self-serving talking points. On Sunday, a flurry of more than a dozen … [Read more...] about Is Trump gaslighting the world on North Korea?