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  1. Aquaculture is Fishing to Gut Plastic Waste—In The United States and China

    Apr 23, 2021

    China is the world’s leading seafood producer and exporter, contributing 62 percent of global production. China has more than 8 million hectares of ponds, a land area large enough to completely blanket the state of South Carolina. These ponds produce fish, shrimp, frogs, and turtles for food, but they also produce plastic waste.

  2. COVID-19 Changing the Mink Production Landscape in U.S. and China

    Apr 23, 2021

    Early in the pandemic, an unexpected outbreak among mink brought catastrophe to Denmark’s vaunted mink fur industry, leading to the extermination of its entire mink population and total collapse of its output. The U.S. and China are among the top contenders looking to capitalize on the sudden vacuum in the market.

    To learn more read the whole article at China/US Focus

  3. Soil & Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Treatment ~ Online Workshop ~

    Apr 23, 2021

    Registered sanitarians, soil scientists, sanitary engineers, installers and others who work on small and onsite wastewater treatment systems are sometimes expected to consider sites and soils for suitability.  This new online course has video lectures, demonstrations and homework exercises to prepare onsite professionals to conduct a preliminary evaluation.  The goal of this course is to help an onsite professional to become a soils practitioner to assist soil scientists is conducting site and soil evaluations.