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20 March 2017
Who's in the seafood champ camp?
SeaWeb has today revealed 16 people – “who have demonstrated brilliance and tenacity…to change our relationship with the sea” – as finalists for this year’s...
15 March 2017
Input sought for six standards
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has launched its 2017 policy development round, opening up six areas of its program to consultation from stakeholders....
10 March 2017
Brits back WOC
The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has joined the World Ocean Council (WOC) - the international, cross-sectoral leadership alliance on ocean sustainable...
09 March 2017
Oscar-winner funds aqua project
LoveTheWild, purveyors of farm-raised, freshly frozen seafood kits, and champions of sustainable aquaculture, today announced the addition of new investors to round...
08 March 2017
Ag Minister Grants Funds to Seafood Processing, Aquaculture Sectors
IRELAND - Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. has announced the award of over €1.8 million in grants to 19 seafood enterprises under...
China Introduces Tough Fishing Ban Along Yangtze River
CHINA - A permanent fishing ban in all 279 aquatic reserves along the Yangtze River has begun, as China races to revive the flagging ecosystem of its largest river....
07 March 2017
Bid to Boost Myanmar Shrimp Trade Begins
MYANMAR - Though Myanmar's shrimp export is much less than that of Viet Nam and Thailand in terms of tonnage and value, the nation is set to leapfrog its production...
FEDEACUA, Colombia to Pilot Draft Biosecurity Area Management Standard
COLOMBIA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance and Federación Colombiana De Acuicultores (FEDEACUA) have announced the first pilot of the draft Best Aquaculture Practices...
06 March 2017
Scottish Group Aims for Eight MSC-Certified Fisheries
UK - The Scottish Fisheries Sustainable Accreditation Group (SFSAG) has entered Rockall haddock, West of Scotland haddock, hake, plaice and whiting into Marine Stewardship...
03 March 2017
Indonesia Allocates Funds for Fish Farming Insurance
INDONESIA - The Indonesian Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has allocated Rp1.5 billion (US$112,000) for fish farming insurance programme....
UBM Launches Aquaculture Viet Nam 2017
VIET NAM - UBM, the organizer of Aquaculture Viet Nam 2017 launched the event at a press conference in Can Tho on 22 February. To be held 25-27 October at the Can...
Aquaculture Growth Backed by Newly Appointed Group Manager
NEW ZEALAND - With recently appointed Group Manager Dr Serean Adams at the helm, the Cawthron Aquaculture Group is set to go from strength to strength....
Algeria Plans to Increase Aquaculture Productivity in 2017
ALGERIA - The ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing plans to increase aquaculture production to 17,000 tonnes a year in 2017, by the development...
Boost for Scotland's Aquaculture Industry
UK - This week, Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing attended the first meeting of a landmark leadership group to oversee the future of Scotland’s aquaculture...
02 March 2017
Industry Welcomes French Govt Call for More Socially Sustainable Fisheries Policies
EU - On Tuesday (28 February), during a seminar organised by the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) in the framework of the European Shipping Week, Thierry...
Patagonia SeaFarms Capable of Offering Four-Star BAP Salmon
CHILE - Congratulations to Chile’s Marine Farm Tornagaleones S.A., which is now capable of offering four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) salmon, the Global...
01 March 2017
Weekly Overview: New Report Outlines Pathway for Scottish Aquaculture Growth
GLOBAL - A new report on the innovation needs of the Scottish aquaculture sector has been launched at the first meeting of the Industry Leadership Group (ILG) in...
28 February 2017
New Innovation Roadmap Outlines Pathway for Scottish Aquaculture Growth
UK - A new report on the innovation needs of the Scottish aquaculture sector has been launched at the first meeting of the Industry Leadership Group (ILG) in Inverness,...
27 February 2017
State of Tuna Stocks Worldwide Assessed in ISSF Report
GLOBAL - Of the total tuna catch in 2015, 76 per cent came from stocks at “healthy” levels, a decrease of one per cent from 2014, according to a February 2017...
23 February 2017
EU Lifts 'Yellow Cards' for Curaçao and Solomon Islands
EU - The European Commission has lifted the 'yellow cards' for Curaçao and Solomon Islands, recognising the significant progress both countries have made in the...
New Device Shows 35 per cent Bycatch Reduction in Trial
AUSTRALIA - ​A new bycatch device has delivered impressive results that will improve the sustainability of fishing operations of wild catch prawns in Australia’s...
Urgent Need to Check How Males and Females Respond Differently to Ocean Acidification
UK - Climate change can have a different impact on male and female fish, shellfish and other marine animals, with widespread implications for the future of marine...
22 February 2017
EU Voices Concern as IATTC Fails to Adopt Robust Tuna Conservation Measures
EU - The EU has said it is concerned by IATTC's failure to adopt a robust, science-based conservation measure for tropical tuna in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. ...
Smart Reforms Key to Global Fish Recovery
New research has found that climate change will cause dramatic impacts in the world's fisheries, but with effective management most fisheries could yield more fish...
21 February 2017
Weekly Overview: Investment in Research is Essential for Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture in ASEAN Countries
GLOBAL - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030....
20 February 2017
ASEAN Fish Production to Rise; Policies, Technology Needed to Ensure Sustainability
ASIA - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030. ...
17 February 2017
Crawfish Added to BAP Programme; Chinese Processing Plant Certified
CHINA - Please join the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices division in welcoming the world’s first BAP-certified crawfish facility to the...
Salmon Farming to Expand in Tasmania
AUSTRALIA - Salmon farming will expand into Tasmania's east coast following an independent review....
16 February 2017
Giving Oceans a Break Could Generate $83b in Additional Benefits for Fisheries
GLOBAL - Fishing less, and better, could generate an additional $83 billion each year for the fisheries sector, creating a much-needed revenue stream in developing...
Arctic Charr Added to BAP Programme; Iceland Processing Plant Certified
ICELAND - Congratulations to Íslandsbleikja, Iceland’s first processing plant to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture...
 
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