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Commercial electric pulse fishing should be banned for now

The European Parliament voted to ban pulse fishing, but opinions remain dividedFrederick Florin/AFP/Getty By Lesley Evans Ogden It sounds shocking. Dragging electrified nets across the seabed to jolt flatfish and shrimp off the bottom and catch them in vast numbers. Members of the European Parliament agree. This week they voted for a proposed ban on…

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NASA may finally have a new boss after a year-long wait

Jim Bridenstine is one step closer to leading NASASue Ogrocki/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Leah Crane NASA may soon have a new leader to direct its efforts to return astronauts to the moon. After two contentious hearings in the past 3 months, US congressman Jim Bridenstine is one step closer to be confirmed as NASA Administrator. Today’s 14-13…

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