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The 'Blue Revolution' - Aquaculture Must Go Green

By: Dr. Barry A. Costa Pierce

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: SINCE 1950 there's been a 100 percent increase in the per capita demand for fish products (Brown et al. 1998). The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization predicts that in this century world consumption of aquatic proteins will increase to 150-160 million tons (FAO 2000). Traditional fisheries can provide no more than 100 million tons so the bulk of the increase will need to come from aquaculture-farming the world's waters. But expansion of aquaculture-...

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English-Korean

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

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Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey :...

By: Callie Marie Rennison, Ph. D.

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Approximately 28.8 million violent and property crimes were experienced by Americans age 12 or older during 1999 according to National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data. Overall victimizations included about 21.2 million property crimes (burglary, motor vehicle theft and household theft), 7.4 million violent crimes (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault), and approximately 0.2 million personal thefts (pocket picking and purse snatching ...

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By: Government Printing Office

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Senate Catalogue of Fine Art

By: William Jefferson Clinton

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: To the surprise of many visitors, the interior of the United States Capitol abounds in magnificent art that rivals its exterior architectural splendor. The fine art held by the U.S. Senate comprises much of this treasured heritage. It spans over 200 years of history and contains works by such celebrated artists as Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Hiram Powers, Daniel Chester French, Charles Willson Peale, Gilbert Stuart, Walker Hancock, and Alexander Calder. The United S...

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Division of Ocean Sciences

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Over the past several months, there has been much activity in anticipation of our ability to provide the ocean science community with a new set of tools and observational capabilities. Building on several community workshop reports and two National Academy of Sciences studies, it has been demonstrated that in order to meet data collection requirements for modern ocean science research, new types of infrastructure are needed that are capable of providing long-ter...

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Georgia

By: John Linder

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Common Sense Declassification and Public Access

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Why Public Access Matters In a democratic society, the citizens both choose their governors and are the governed. This dual role of the public has produced a tension between the need for secrecy and the need to keep government accountable. Broad access to information is critical for government officials to shape well-reasoned policies and for the public to monitor those it has elected to act on its behalf. However, expansion of the Government’s national security...

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Mental Health : Culture, Race, And Ethnicity

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: As a nation, we have only begun to come to terms with the reality and impact of mental illnesses on the health and well being of the American people. This groundbreaking publication makes clear that the tragic and devastating effects of mental illnesses touch people of all ages, colors, and cultures. And though Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General informed us that there are effective treatments available for most disorders, Americans do not share equal...

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Jefferson's Manual

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Treaties being declared, equally with the laws of the United States, to be the supreme law of the land, it is understood that an act of the legislature alone can declare them infringed and rescinded. This was accordingly the process adopted in the case of France in 1798.

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Sherwood L. Boehlert of New Hartford

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Sherwood L. Boehlert of New Hartford (23d District) Republican-8th term John M. McHugh of Pierrepont Manor (24th District) Republican-3d term ...

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Interior Acts

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: To establish the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument in the State of California. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Section 1. Short Title; Table Of Contents. (A) Short Title.-This Act may be cited as the “Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Act of 2000.” (b) Table Of Contents.-The table of contents of this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title; ta...

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Illinois

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Thomas W. Ewing of Pontiac (15th District) Republican-4th term Donald Manzullo of Egan (16th District) Republican-3d term ...

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Massachusetts

By: Jim Mcgovern

Government Reference Publication

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New York

By: Major R. Owens

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Brooklyn (11th District) Democrat-9th term Nydia M. Velazquez of Brooklyn (12th District) Democrat-4th term ...

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Public Printer Bruce R. James Appoints Five to Depository Library ...

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Public Printer of the United States Bruce R. James has appointed five new members to the Depository Library Council to the Public Printer. They are Duncan Aldrich, University of Nevada/Reno; Charles D. Eckman, Stanford University; John W. Graham, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, OH; Cheryl Knott Malone, University of Arizona, and Barbara Selby, University of Virginia School of Law. The appointments are effective October 1, 2003.

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Memorandum to National Science Board Members

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The committee heard reports on the work of the NSF Management Controls Committee, the issuance of NSF Important Notice 126, “NSF's Paperless Proposal and Award System - Next Steps,” and NSF's role and responsibilities under PL 106-107 (the “Federal Financial Assistance Management improvement Act”). They also heard updates on GPRA, federal research misconduct policy, the preparation of NSF’s annual financial statements and audits of the financial statements and of information systems.

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As Gpo's Online Services Surge in Popularity, New York Bookstore t...

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: With nearly a quarter of a million titles available online and free of charge, and with public retrievals exceeding 32 million every month, GPO Access, a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), has become one of the principal tools for providing public access to official U.S. Government information. As a result, the GPO is phasing out its 13 remaining brick-and-mortar bookstore operations outside Washington, DC, an action that will significantly re...

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Al Gore

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Vice President of the United States ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office of Inspector General

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: A. THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. For more than a century, GPO=s mission under the public printing and documents statutes of Title 44, U.S. Code, has been to fulfill the needs of the Federal Government for information products and to distribute those products to the public. Formerly, GPO’s mission was accomplished through the production and procurement of traditional printing technologies. However, a generation ago GPO began migrating its processes to electroni...

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