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2014-11-06 23:01:40

At last week's Science & Sustainability Forum, scientists and managers said ecolabelling standards are being misapplied in coastal fisheries and create market barriers that impact many

2014-05-01 08:27:36

$121,000 donation to Ocean Trust supports ocean sustainability efforts TAMPA, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Ocean Trust, an award-winning ocean conservation foundation,


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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