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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Government Urged to Protect Deep-Sea Fisheries at EU Negotiations
UK - MPs from across party divides have joined with leading UK marine scientists and NGOs to call on the government to take a leading role in EU negotiations to...
Monday, January 19, 2015
UK Appoints Counsellor in China to Help Boost Agricultural, Food Trade
UK - The UK has appointed its first Agriculture and Food Counsellor in China to help increase growing food and drink exports to the country....
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Limited Places Available for Fish Quality Assessment Course
UK - There are now limited places available on Seafish's five day Advanced Fish Quality Assessment Course, which will be held in North Wales from 2-6 March 2015....
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
New Model Assesses Potential Impacts of Fishing Gear Restrictions in Inshore Fisheries
SCOTLAND, UK - A new model has been created to assess the possible impacts of a prohibition on the use of mobile fishing gears within one and three miles from the...
Monday, January 12, 2015
Exit From EU Poses Risk to Farming
SCOTLAND, UK - The EU referendum is the biggest threat facing British farming, Scotland’s Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead has warned. Leaving the EU could...
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
OFC: Food, Farming Key to Britain's Economic Future, Says Minister
UK - Britain has the land, technology and entrepreneurial flair to lead the world in food and farming, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss, has told the Oxford...
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Minister Sets Out Fisheries Priorities for 2015
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has set out priorities for 2015, noting that it will be a challenging year but that the government...
Monday, January 05, 2015
Discard Ban Now in Force for Pelagic Fleets
UK - From 1 January fishermen targeting pelagic quota species such as mackerel and herring will have to land all the quota fish they catch, helping bring an end...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Harper Adams University Receives International Quality Rating
UK - All research conducted by Harper Adams University is of international quality and more than 50 per cent is recognised as being either world leading or internationally...
Monday, December 22, 2014
Seafish Assesses Ethical Issues in the UK Seafood Supply Chain
UK - Seafish, the authority on seafood, is commissioning a project to assess the ethical issues that are now, or could in the future, impact on the UK seafood supply...
Northern Ireland Inshore Fisheries Report Published
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Fisheries Minister Michelle O’Neill has published DARD’s response to the consultation on a Sustainable Development Strategy for the north’s...
Friday, December 19, 2014
Brussels Deal to Boost Scottish Fishing Fleet
SCOTLAND, UK - The deal agreed in Brussels will be worth an additional £10 million next year to Scotland's whitefish and prawn fleets according to initial estimates....
Cefas to Help Sustainable Marine Management in Kuwait
UK - Kuwait’s marine environment is central to a multi-million pound agreement that has been signed by the Kuwait Environment Public Authority (KEPA) and the UK’s...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Scottish Fishermen Welcome Quota Deal at Fisheries Council
SCOTLAND, UK - A freeze on cuts to days at sea and an increase in quotas for some of Scotland's key stocks were some of the results of the annual EU Fisheries Council...
Monday, December 15, 2014
Tough Fisheries Council Negotiations Expected
NORTHERN IRELAND - Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister, Michelle O’Neill, has warned that negotiations at today's Fisheries Council in Brussels will be difficult...
Oyster Beds Partially Reopened in Lough Foyle
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill and Minister of State, Joe McHugh TD, jointly welcomed the decision by the Loughs Agency to re-open...
Sensible Approach to Discard Ban Implementation Needed
SCOTLAND, UK - Speaking ahead of the European Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels, Fishing Secretary Richard Lochhead is pushing for a sensible approach to discard...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
EU/Faroe Fishery Negotiations Bring Stability for Scottish Fleet
SCOTLAND, UK - Opportunities for Scottish fishermen to fish in Faroes waters were secured for another year as a result of the EU/Faroe talks....
Monday, December 08, 2014
Shetland Fishermen Urging EU to Cut Faroese Mackerel Quota
SCOTLAND, UK - Prior to talks that begin today (Monday 8 December) on the terms of the bilateral fisheries agreement between the European Union and the Faroe Islands...
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Scotland’s Fishery Projects Receive Funding Boost
SCOTLAND, UK - Four fisheries projects that aim to improve the understanding of Scotland's inshore fish stocks and reduce unwanted catches is to receive almost £160,000...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Oyster and Mussel Rights Transferred to Scotland from Crown Estate
SCOTLAND, UK - The rights to naturally occurring oysters and mussels is transferring to Scotland from the Crown Estate....
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Scottish Fishing Industry in Peril if No Governments Action, say Associations
SCOTLAND, UK - Member state governments need to wake up and assert their authority over the European Commission to prevent the ban on fishermen discarding catches...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Plans for Cornwall Trout Farm Abandoned
UK - Plans to develop trout farms off the Cornish coast have been dropped....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Early-Running Spring Salmon Receive Further Protection
SCOTLAND, UK - Early-running spring salmon in Scotland are being further protected through mandatory catch and release measures....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Poultry Company Fined Over Fish Kill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A Co Fermanagh poultry company pleaded guilty and was fined £2,000 for making a polluting discharge to a waterway....
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Smith Commission Must Address Scotland's Guaranteed Rights in EU Talks
SCOTLAND, UK - The farcical situation where an unelected peer, rather than an experienced Minister, takes the seat for key talks at EU Council in Brussels must be...
Friday, November 07, 2014
Governments Must Support Scotland’s Fishing Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - The main focus for both the Scottish and UK Governments must be on supporting Scotland’s fishing industry so as to create an environment where the...
Friday, October 31, 2014
Minister Meets Fishing Industry Ahead of Quota Negotiations
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Fisheries Minister Michelle O’Neill met with DEFRA Fisheries Minister, George Eustice MP and representatives of the fishing industry in...
New Promotion Driving Scottish Mackerel Sales in Japan
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish seafood products have this week received a huge boost thanks to a bespoke promotion running with Aeon Group, one of the largest supermarket...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
New CEO for the National Office of Animal Health
UK - The NOAH Board is delighted to announce that Dawn Howard will be taking over from Phil Sketchley as CEO from November 11 2014....
 
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