El Ministerio de la Producción formulates, adopts, implements and oversees national policies applicable to mining activities, production and processing in the industry and fishery sectors. Enhancing its competitiveness and increased production as well as the rational use of resources and environmental protection.
To this end, gives national standards and monitors compliance.
Shark fin trade experiences sharp drop Hong Kong
The volume of shark fin products imported into Hong Kong in 2013 dropped from 8,285.1 tonnes to 5,412.2 tonnes, representing 34.7 per cent, according to the latest figures from the Census and Statistics Department.
Ocean acidification proves to have domino effect Australia
Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science are currently studying the shallow volcanic CO2 seeps in eastern Papua New Guinea in Milne Bay Province to observe how ocean acidification is affecting the oceans.