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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Fishing Ban Enforcement is Key Factor in Restocking Fish in MPA's
EU - Marine protected areas (MPAs) in which fishing is prohibited contain substantially more fish, including commercially valuable species, than either partially...
New Website for Sheep Sector
UK – Today, 5M Publishing officially launches TheSheepSite – the latest in the company's stable of agriculture and livestock oriented websites....
Noise Pollution Impacts Fish Species Differently
UK -Acoustic disturbance has different effects on different species of fish, according to a new study from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter which tested fish...
Government Renews Agreement for Fish Trade
BRAZIL - The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Neri Geller, and the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA), Eduardo Lopes, have signed an...
Industry Feedback Needed for Revised Responsible Fishing Scheme Standards
UK - Seafish is putting a draft revision of its two Responsible Fishing Scheme standards out to public consultation to gain feedback from industry in advance of...
New Study Finds Alaskan Fisheries and Communities at Risk from Ocean Acidification
US - Ocean acidification is driving changes in waters vital to Alaska’s valuable commercial fisheries and subsistence way of life, according to new NOAA-led research...
Cambodian Families Consuming 5.3 kg of Fish per Week
CAMBODIA - According to a new research study, each Cambodian household consumes around 5.3 kilograms of fish five times a week and 63 per cent of rural people have...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Weekly Overview: McDonald's Fish Burger May be Banned from Russia
ANALYSIS - McDonald's may be banned from producing a range of burgers and dairy products in Russia after the Russian food safety agency, Rosselkhoznadzor, suspected...
Concern Continues Over Potential Residues in Imported Foods
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
Kite System Use Offers Advantages on Fishing Trawls
FRANCE - Most fishermen use floats on the headline of their trawls but it is worth considering using kite systems as they do offer some advantages, according to...
Government Grants Aid for Fisheries Producer Organizations
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has called for aid to fisheries producer organizations and associations....
Japan Finds Feces, Poison on Vietnamese Shishamo Fish
JAPAN - A shipment of frozen shishamo from Viet Nam has been found to contain rat poison and feces, according to Japanese officials....
McDonald's Beef,Chicken and Fish Burgers May be Banned in Russia
RUSSIA - McDonald's may be banned from producing a range of burgers and dairy products in Russia....
Mahinda Rajapaksa Global Aquaculture Fund' Launched
SRI LANKA - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)has helped to set up an Aquaculture Fund known as "Mahinda Rajapaksa Global Aquaculture Fund"....
South Korea and China to Begin Joint Surveillance Against Illegal Fishing
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea and China will launch joint surveillance against illegal fishing in waters shared by the two countries starting from October, the South...
New Aquaculture Institution Set Up in Singapore
SINGAPORE - Although Singapore is not an aquaculture nation on the global map, this did not prevent a group of zealous aquaculture investors and professionals from...
Viet Nam Increases Seafood Trade with Israel
VIET NAM - Through June 2014, trade between Viet Nam and Israel increased significantly, reaching $426 million, up 53 per cent year-on-year....
Western Indian Ocean Communities Play Vital Role in Conservation
GLOBAL - An international team of researchers led by the University of York, UK, has carried out the first assessment of community-led marine conservation in the...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Pollution Thought to have Caused Major Northern Ireland Fish Kill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - There has been a major fish kill in Bessbrook river, County Armagh which has been assessed as being of ‘High Severity’....
Competition Authority Recommends New Approach to Aquaculture Regulation
AUSTRALIA - The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has released a draft report recommending a new approach to the regulation of the aquaculture industry in Queensland....
Global Initiative for Agricultural and Fisheries Education Formed
INDIA - India, Africa and the USA have formed an international partnership across the countries to revitalise global agricultural education, capacity building and...
Icelandic June Fish Catch has Increased Between Years
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 40 per cent higher in June 2014 than in June 2013, reports Statistics Iceland. ...
Practice Eco-Friendly Aquaculture, says Fisheries Minister
INDIA - Aquaculture practices should follow eco-friendly methods in order to achieve sustainable development of the fisheries sector, said Fisheries Minister K Babu....
Alaska Fish Factor: Shaping Alaska's Fisheries
US - Nowhere in the world do people have more say in shaping fisheries policy than in Alaska. While the outcomes might get mixed rants and reviews, no one is ever...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Charoen Pokphand Foods to Expand its Indian Operations
INDIA - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is to invest Rs. 1,000 crore in the expansion of its operations in Andhra Pradesh. ...
Symposium Explores the Future of Farm Animal Welfare
UK - CABI, together with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), London, held a symposium marking the 50th anniversary of Ruth Harrison’s influential Animal Machines...
Newfoundland Aquaculture Statistics Now Available
CANADA - Key provincial aquaculture statistics which include production volumes, employment numbers, and inspection information are now available on a new page of...
Aquaculture Stewardship Council Products Gaining Ground in Europe
EUROPE - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified products are growing in recognition and popularity in the Dutch market, and gaining ground in Germany, according...
Improvement in the Planning of Maritime Activities
EU - The European Commission has welcomed the European Council's agreement to improve how seas and coastal areas are used....
South Korea, Ghana and Curaçao Must Act Quickly to Combat Illegal Fishing, say NGO's
GLOBAL - The European Commission has given South Korea, Ghana and Curaçao six more months to improve efforts to stop illegal fishing by their vessels. In November...
 
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