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Coastal flooding set to double
The frequency and severity of coastal flooding throughout the world will increase rapidly and eventually double in frequency over the coming decades even with only moderate amounts of sea level rise, according to a new study released last week in Scientific...
Why Polish workers are among the European fish industry’s most valuable assets
The prevalence of Polish workers in Western Europe as a cheaper substitute for local labour is a myth – at least within the fish processing sector. As Jaroslaw Adamowski reports, the opposite is true: Polish employees are prized in the industry for...
Concerns over trout hybridization
Interbreeding between between native cutthroat trout and invasive rainbow trout is increasing across the northern Rocky Mountains, according to a recent study by the US Geological Survey and partners....
Keeping an open mind over closed containment
Salmon farmers and equipment providers are backing the value of using closed containment systems – both on land and in at sea – just over a year into a project which is investigating the potential pros and cons of such technology....
A home-grown approach to feed
The high price and limited availability of fish feed ingredients is inhibiting the growth of aquaculture worldwide. However, feed innovator and tilapia farmer Randy Constant tells The Fish Site that vertical integration can change the way we produce fish....
Aquaculture is key for Myanmar
The aquaculture industry has a key role in the regeneration of Myanmar after more than 50 years of isolation and economic stagnation, according to Ben Belton....
Secrets to staying ahead: finding additional ways to innovate
At a time when environmental headwinds and economic uncertainty are leading some companies to slow their support for R&D, INVE Aquaculture, part of Benchmark Holdings plc, believes investment in innovation and product development is needed now more than...
Breakthrough for US aquafeed industry
The recent FDA approval of the use of manufactured taurine in aquafeeds should allow the country's aquaculture industry to grow despite finite fishmeal resources, writes Rachel Lane....
A man on an emission
Following his recent nomination for Seaweb’s Seafood Champion Award for Advocacy, Maine oyster farmer Bill Mook speaks to The Fish Site about how shellfish farmers can help prevent continuing ocean acidification and “divert the supertanker” of climate...
Farmed salmon contain fewer pollutants than those in the wild
The levels of environmental pollutants are higher in Norwegian wild salmon than in the country’s farmed salmon, according to a new study....
Fish shortage looms large
The decision by Ghana’s Ministry of Fisheries to declare a ‘closed season’ on the country’s industrial fisheries from 1st February to 31st March signifies the seriousness of the problem of dwindling fish supplies, writes Efua Konyim Okai....
Study backs value of no-take zones
New research suggests the the creation of marine reserves can cause fish to adapt their behaviour in a way that makes them less likely to stray from areas with low fishing pressure....
Shrimping horizons: how farmers are saving thousands of miles of mangrove in Vietnam
For decades Vietnam’s Mekong Delta has been under threat from one of its most lucrative industries. But now shrimp farming is being used to conserve, rather than deplete, the region’s precious mangrove forests. Ann Moey, for the International Union...
Aquaponics explained
A new paper on aquaponics, which was published by the US North Central Regional Aquaculture Center (NCRAC), has just been published online....
Alaska Fish Factor: ocean agencies face Trump cuts
Massive cuts could be in store for the agencies and people who provide the science and stewardship to preserve and protect our planet....
 
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