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12 February 2016
Feeding Fish Sustainably with Flies
SOUTH AFRICA - With the world’s population ever on the increase, the demand placed on food sources, particularly protein, is already at record levels. Meat such...
Authorities Call for Access to Reliable Data on the Fisheries Sector
EU - Responsible and sustainable management of fisheries requires decisions based on solid foundations. The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) opinion on data...
11 February 2016
Views Sought on Scottish Wild Fisheries Management
SCOTLAND, UK - Everyone with an interest in the future of Scotland's wild fisheries and habitats have been urged to contribute views on new proposals to improve...
Fishermen-Led Initiative Identifies Research Priorities to Avoid Shark, Skate and Ray By-catch
UK - Celebrating eight months of fishermen-led participatory research around the UK coast, the second phase of the Shark By-Watch UK project – run by the Centre...
Top Award for SAIC Wrasse Project
SCOTLAND, UK - A Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) project has won the coveted Innovative Collaboration Award at the Scottish Enterprise Life Science...
10 February 2016
BioMar, Whole Foods Salmon Feed Project to Promote Use of By-products
GLOBAL - IFFO, the trade association for the global marine ingredients industry, welcomes the project launched by multinational feed company and IFFO member BioMar...
Indonesian, Philippine Companies Join International Seafood Sustainability Foundation
INDONESIA and PHILIPPINES - Indonesian company Avila Prima Intra Makmur and Philippine company Celebes Canning Corporation are the latest organizations to join the...
08 February 2016
New Research to Help Fishermen Prevent Accidental Sturgeon Catch
US - Researchers at the University of Delaware are one step closer to developing an online map that would help Mid-Atlantic fishermen avoid catching Atlantic sturgeon....
PNA Yellowfin Tuna Certified Sustainable
GLOBAL - Yellowfin caught by the PNA Western and Central Pacific free school purse seine fishery is now eligible to carry the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabel....
05 February 2016
Warming Ocean Likely to Bring Major Changes for US Northeast Fisheries
US - NOAA scientists have released the first multispecies assessment of just how vulnerable US marine fish and invertebrate species are to the effects of climate...
John West Australia to Offer World’s Largest Range of Sustainable Tuna
AUSTRALIA - John West Australia has completely overhauled its supply chain to bring Australia the world’s largest offering of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...
New US Seafood Traceability Programme a Step Towards Tackling IUU Fishing
US - A new proposal for creating a US seafood traceability programme — the next step the government is taking to ensure that global seafood resources are sustainably...
Algae: The Future of Food and Feed?
GLOBAL - From health conscious consumers, to animal feed companies – it seems ‘everyone’ is searching for healthy and affordable sources of alternative protein...
04 February 2016
SPRFMO Keeps Fishing Ban on World’s Largest Fish Factory Ship
GLOBAL - The marine conservation organization Oceana has welcomed the decision made during the last meeting of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization...
New Funding Opportunity Available for Aquaculture Feed and Diagnostic Projects
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has issued an open call for expressions of interest on feed and diagnostic projects....
Chilean Salmon Farms First to Complete BAP Multi-Site Zone Cluster Programme
CHILE - Marine Harvest Chile has completed the Best Aquaculture Practices’ (BAP) new multi-site zone cluster program, resulting in nine of its salmon farm sites...
INAPRO: Innovating Aquaponics for Water Savings and Sustainable Food Production
EU - What if it were possible to grow fish and vegetables with a low environmental impact, yet almost no need for water input? Discover the potential of an innovative...
03 February 2016
Fiji Developing Aquaculture in a Sustainable Manner
FIJI - The Vanua o Laucala Trust has announced the development of aquaculture in the Northern Division around the islands of Laucala, Qamea, Matagi,Yanuca and other...
Saudi Arabia Aquaculture Commits to Responsible Production
SAUDI ARABIA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Aquaculture Society (SAS) in which the country’s...
Weekly Overview: Coalition Aims to Increase Availability of Aquaculture Medicines in the EU
ANALYSIS - With the availability of veterinary medicinal products, including vaccines, for use in farmed aquatic animals being very low in the EU, a new coalition...
Global Fish Catch Study is Flawed, say Scientists and Industry
GLOBAL - A new paper led by Daniel Pauly has claimed that the global catch data, as reported by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), is incorrect and it...
02 February 2016
SeaWeb Announces Winners of 2016 Seafood Champion Awards
GLOBAL - Seafood leaders chose a retail executive who set the bar for sustainable seafood in the United Kingdom, a Cornwall fisherman who influenced EU policy and...
First Ever Social Responsibility in Fisheries Assessment Tool in Development
GLOBAL - The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch programme, Sustainable Fisheries Partnerships (SFP) and Seafish, the authority on seafood in the UK, are partnering...
“Sustainability Barometer” Helps Improve African Aquaculture Management
AFRICA - In order to help tilapia farms in Africa evaluate their farm management plans, a “sustainability barometer” has been designed as part of a project conducted...
SPRFMO Consolidates Commitment to Fisheries Sustainability in the South Pacific
GLOBAL - At its annual meeting, held from 25-29 January in Valdivia, Chile, the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO) adopted a series...
01 February 2016
New Partnership to Develop Tilapia Feed Mill in Zambia
ZAMBIA - A new joint venture between Nutreco (Skretting Zambia) and African Century Foods (ACF) is looking to construct and operate the first dedicated fish feed...
Sainsbury's is Number 1 UK Retailer for Sustainable Seafood
UK - New figures from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) show that discount supermarket, Lidl has more than doubled its range of sustainably sourced seafood over...
New Coalition Aims to Increase the Availability of Aquaculture Medicines in the EU
EU - A new coalition has been established to try and increase the greater availability of authorised veterinary medicinal products for aquaculture on the market...
WinCo Foods Commits To Four-Star BAP By 2018
As part of its sustainable seafood procurement policy, WinCo Foods has committed to sourcing three-star and four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) products by...
29 January 2016
Waitrose Commits to Fishermen Safety Through Responsible Fishing Scheme
UK - Waitrose has further cemented its commitment to responsibly sourced seafood with the announcement that British fishing vessels supplying its seafood will need...
 
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