Oct 10, 2011

Beating noncommunicable disease

Why do most people die? That was the question addressed by a special summit meeting of the United Nations in New York City in mid-September. The final report from the first-time summit identified noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) as the leading cause of death worldwide. Every ...

Jan 13, 2011

Aussie fisheries strictly managed

Regarding Hillel Wright’s Jan. 9 Timeout article, “Are Japan’s fish lovers eating tuna to extinction?“: How utterly laughable it is for Hiroyuki Kuroda of Japan’s Fisheries Research Agency to say that regulatory agencies believe that stock assessments of southern bluefin tuna (SBT), which are ...