At a meeting in Pärnu today, between the Ministry of the Environment and fishermen, the future of zander in Pärnu Bay will be under discussion. Zander catches may be significantly higher and there is a need to consider additional measures for increasing the zander stock.
The study carried out for the Ministry of the Environment shows that around one third of the food thrown away in Estonian households is a loss of food or wasted food which could be avoided by better planning.
Today, Minister of the Environment Mati Raidma awards the European Union Ecolabel to Estko AS, a company engaged in the production and sales of cleaning products. Only four Estonian companies are allowed to use the European Union Ecolabel on their products.
The Ministry of the Environment and the owner of the Sindi dam, Raju AS, concluded an agreement on selling the dam facilities to the Government in order to restore virtually destroyed salmon population in the Pärnu River. This would double salmon abundance in Estonia.
The representatives of the Ministry of the Environment and the Estonian Water Companies Association met today in order to discuss how to reduce the influence of hazardous substances to the aquatic environment.