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23 September 2016
World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge...
AquacultureEurope2016: More Aquaculture R&D Needed to Fulfil Food Security Role
ANALYSIS - The sustainability of aquaculture, wild capture fisheries and consumption will all be important if seafood is to fulfil its important role in future food...
22 September 2016
Australia's Export Earnings for Fisheries Products Forecast to Rise
AUSTRALIA - The gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to increase to $58.4 billion in 2016-17, according to the latest analysis released in the Agricultural...
Scotland's Herring Survey Pioneers New Approach to Support Fisheries
SCOTLAND, UK - A pioneering industry-led survey of a key west of Scotland herring fishery is paving the way for fishermen to provide scientific support to fisheries...
AquacultureEurope 2016: Does Lumpfish Personality Affect Sea Lice Consumption?
ANALYSIS - Lumpfish are being increasingly used on salmon farms to control sea lice. However the amount of sea lice eaten by lumpfish varies. Could this be related...
21 September 2016
Rs. 2400 million Allocated for Sri Lanka's Freshwater Fisheries
SRI LANKA - Rs. 2400 million has been allocated for the development of fresh water fisheries under the programme of food security, announced Fisheries Minister Mahinda...
UK Opening Marks First Step in Global Scale-Up for Novel Aquaculture Protein
UK - Leading retailers, producers, investors and government representatives from around the globe gathered in the north of England to mark the opening of an historic...
20 September 2016
UK Government Sets Targets for Reducing Antibiotic Use in Farming
UK - The UK's government has pledged to continue the fight against antimicrobial resistance to drugs by working together with other countries to create a global...
19 September 2016
EU to Host 'Our Ocean' 2017 Conference in Malta
EU - The next 'Our Ocean' conference will be hosted by the EU and is to take place in Malta....
Guyana Ratifies Port State Measures Agreement
GUYANA - Guyana has signed an agreement with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) that will allow the country to prevent, deter and eliminate...
Alaska Fish Factor: Tanner Crab Fishery Awaits Revival
US - Cordovans are hoping to revive a long lost Tanner crab fishery in Prince William Sound as a step towards keeping the town’s waterfront working year round....
16 September 2016
Pacific Ocean Culture to Support Fiji's Aquaculture Sector
FIJI - A new partnership has been formed between Pacific Ocean Culture ltd and Fiji National University to develop aquaculture in the country....
Russia’s Western Kamchatka Salmon Fishery Achieves Sustainable Certification
RUSSIA - The Russian VA-Delta Western Kamchatka salmon fishery has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard....
Track Commercial Fishing Activity in Almost Real-Time
GLOBAL - A new online technology platform that allows anyone in the world free access to monitor and track the activities of the world’s largest commercial fishing...
15 September 2016
Importance of Antibiotic Resistance in Farming Stressed Ahead of UN Event
GLOBAL - Good farm hygiene and animal health practices can greatly reduce the need to use antimicrobial medicines, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation said...
Hydrogen Energy Being Tested in the Spanish Aquaculture Sector
SPAIN - Experts from the LIFE AQUASEF project are looking at more economic and sustainable energy alternatives for the aquaculture sector....
14 September 2016
ASC, Tao Ran Cooperation to Push ASC Growth in China
CHINA - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has formed a partnership with Qingdao Tao Ran Environmental Science and Technology (Tao Ran), a professional Chinese...
Prevention is Better than Medicine on Shrimp Farms
ECUADOR - Disease challenges that have affected a number of key shrimp production regions around the world in recent years have increased the focus on producing...
MSC Working Hard to Ensure Certification Requirements are Effective and Adhered To
GLOBAL - Catches of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified tuna are kept separate from non-certified tuna and on-board observers check requirements of the certification...
13 September 2016
OPAGAC Raises Questions of MSC Certified FAD-Free Tuna
SPAIN - The Producers’ Association of Large Tuna Freezers (OPAGAC) has published an article in the international scientific journal Marine Policy questioning the...
Danish North Sea Cod Certified Sustainable
DENMARK - The Danish North Sea cod fishery has achieved long awaited MSC certification....
Weekly Overview: Climate Change May Lead to $10 billion in Losses for Fishing Industry
ANALYSIS - Global fisheries stand to lose approximately $10 billion of their annual revenue by 2050 if climate change continues unchecked, according to a new study...
12 September 2016
Ocean Warming Disastrous for Indian Ocean Species and Ecosystem
INDIA - Ocean warming, which is already affecting humans, fish stocks and crop yields while posing the threats of more extreme weather events and increased risk...
09 September 2016
Future Fisheries Can Expect $10 billion in Losses From Climate Change
GLOBAL - Global fisheries stand to lose approximately $10 billion of their annual revenue by 2050 if climate change continues unchecked, and countries that are most...
G20 Challenged to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - A paper challenging global business leaders to recognise the complexity of the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenge in humans and animals and the role...
07 September 2016
EU Tackling Illegal Fishing in Western Africa
EU - A four-day campaign co-funded by the EU against illegal fishing off the West Africa Coast has shown concrete results in tackling illegal fishing in Western...
06 September 2016
Weekly Overview: Seaweed Farming Industry Advised to Avoid Common Pitfalls
ANALYSIS - The rapid growth of the seaweed farming industry means it a could easily and needlessly drop into some of the same pitfalls previously experienced in...
Inland Aquaculture Looks Promising for Food Security in Solomon Islands
SOLOMON ISLANDS - By 2030, the Solomon Islands is expected to have a shortfall in food fish supply of 6000 to 20,000 metric tons, driven by a growing population,...
UK Government Announces Plan to Ban Microbeads
UK - The UK government has announced plans to ban the sale and manufacture of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads in order to protect marine...
05 September 2016
Pacifical Launches Social Guidelines For Its Sustainable Tuna Fisheries
GLOBAL - Pacifical cv has launched Social Accountability Guidelines for all vessels involved in its MSC certified sustainable tuna fishery....
 
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