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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
EU to Ban Sri Lankan Fish Following Inaction on Illegal Fishing
EU - The EU is to place a ban on fish and fisheries products from Sri Lanka following the failure of the country to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU)...
MSU-UN Partnership to Raise Profile of Inland Fisheries
US - A memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University (MSU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations calls for close cooperation...
Fisheries Council Discuss Multiannual Plan for the Baltic Sea
EU - The Latvian Presidency gave a presentation to the Council of it work programme in the agriculture and fisheries sector. In terms of fisheries, the Council held...
Monday, January 26, 2015
Webber Naturals Krill Oil Certified Sustainable
NORTH AMERICA - Webber Naturals krill oils from Antarctic krill (Euphasia superba) is now carrying sustainable Friend of the Sea seal of approval....
Jamaica Explores Development of Pharmaceuticals from Fish Trimmings
JAMAICA - The Jamaican Government is looking to partner with Japan to explore the development of pharmaceuticals from fish trimmings....
Friday, January 23, 2015
GLOBALG.A.P. Presents Certification Benefits to Myanmar's Aquaculture Industry
MYANMAR - Chief Marketing Officer Flavio Alzueta gave a keynote presentation on the GLOBALG.A.P. System and the benefits of Good Aquaculture Practices at the Aqua...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Improving the Sustainability of China's Aquaculture Industry
CHINA - A recent study from Stanford University highlighted the pressure that China's huge aquaculture sector has on wild fish stocks. Although the study addressed...
Oil and Gas Industry Helping Protect Fishermen at Sea
UK - A new App, created with help from the oil and gas industry, has been launched to help make life safer for North Sea fishermen....
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...
Plan for New Marine Protected Areas in Kattegat Welcomed
DENMARK - A decision from the Danish government to move forward with their intention to protect fragile environments in Kattegat has been welcomed by Oceana....
Open Blue Sea Farms Achieves GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Standard
PANAMA - Open Blue Sea Farms, the single largest supplier of fresh cobia to the US and the largest deep-water open-ocean farm in the world has achieved the GLOBALG.A.P....
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Scottish Fish and Chip Shop Named UK's Best
UK - Frankie’s Fish & Chips in Brae, Shetland, Scotland, is now officially the best fish and chip shop in the UK after frying out on top at the 2015 National Fish...
Scottish Mussels to Star on James Martin Home Comforts Programme
UK - Scottish rope grown mussels produced by Inverlussa Shellfish on the Isle of Mull will take a starring role on BBC TV’s James Martin Home Comforts programme...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
More Efficient Food Systems Needed
GLOBAL - Increasing competition for natural resource and emerging resource bottlenecks mean that global agriculture can no longer operate using a "business as usual"...
Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest, AquaChile Merger Aims to Improve Salmon Farming Sustainability
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to merge its Chilean salmon farming operations with Empresas AquaChile, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Oyster Aquaculture Company Certified Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Pacific oysters, farmed by the Angel Oysters company in Smoky Bay, South Australian, have now been certified sustainable by Friend of the Sea....
Monday, January 19, 2015
New Spanish Law to Fight Pirate Fishing
SPAIN - Environmental groups have welcomed a new Spanish law which will fight pirate fishing through imposing stronger penalties on Spanish citizens involved in...
Friday, January 16, 2015
Developing IMTA Production in Europe
EU - Tucked away in a small village on the West coast of Scotland, the FAI Ardtoe Marine Research Laboratory is busy at work studying the benefits and drawbacks...
Brian Perkins Appointed as MSC Regional Director for the Americas
US - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has appointed Brian Perkins, a former commercial fisherman and international seafood trade show executive, as Regional...
New Study Finds Dramatic Drop in Large Fish Numbers in 100 Years
GLOBAl - An new international study, which analysed more than 200 ocean ecosystem models across the globe to assess the evolution of the world fish biomass from...
Viet Nam Launches “Dolphin Safe” Programme
VIET NAM - Since late 2013, Vasep Tuna Club has organised two meetings with representatives of Earth Island Institute (EII) to discuss “Dolphin Safe” tuna fisheries...
Icelandic Lumpfish Fishery Certified Sustainable
ICELAND - Iceland’s lumpfish fishery has been certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Coucil (MSC)....
National Aquaculture Group Achieves four-star BAP Certification
SAUDI ARABIA - The Middle East now has its first Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification from the Global Aquaculture Alliance. ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Wastewater Discharges into the Pacific Affecting Fish
MEXICO - Discharges of wastewater into the sea are responsible for the growth of algae that produce certain toxins that affect the fishing and tourism sectors, according...
New Research Finds Many Key Resources Have Passed Their Peak
GLOBAL - As the worlds resources face enormous challenges, researchers from the US and Denmark have analysed the production and extraction rates of 27 global renewable...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
New Zealand Fighting Illegal Fishing in the Southern Ocean
NEW ZEALAND - Foreign Minister Murray McCully has put illegal fishing vessels operating in the Southern Ocean on notice and vowed to take action against their owners....
Wide Range of Investors Join in Launch of New Fish 2.0 Business Competition
GLOBAL - More than 15 corporate industry leaders, investors, and philanthropists, including Pentair, CEI, Google Oceans Program, and RSF Social Finance, have joined...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Fish Peptide Could Help Fight Cardiovascular Disease
GLOBAL - A major international review of a peptide originally found in fish that could be used in the battle against cardiovascular disease has been published....
Delicius Anchovies Certified Friend of the Sea Sustainable
ITALY - Delicius anchovies (Engraulis encrasicholus) have successfully been renewed to the Friend of the Sea certification of sustainable fishery. ...
Sam’s Club’s Robert Fields Joins GAA Board of Directors
GLOBAL - Robert Fields of Sam’s Club has joined the board of directors of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), the world’s leading standards-setting organisation...
 
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