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03 July 2015
Governments Advance Law of the Sea Agreement
GLOBAL - The UN General Assembly (UNGA) last week adopted a formal resolution to develop a legally-binding treaty for the conservation of marine biodiversity on...
Future Seafood Supply Altered by Climate Change
GLOBAL - The global supply of seafood is set to change substantially and many people will not be able to enjoy the same quantity and dishes in the future due to...
Ocean Acidification May End Alaskan Shellfish Production by 2040
US - Ocean acidification may make it difficult for Alaskan coastal waters to support shellfish hatcheries by 2040, according to new collaborative research between...
02 July 2015
Leading Restaurants Help Support Seafood Sustainability, Traceability Message
EUROPE - The Environmental Justice Foundation’s (EJF) Save the Sea Restaurant Campaign is now in full swing, with prominent German and UK restaurants collecting...
Sharing Knowledge of Animal Nutrition Can Help Bridge the Productivity Gap
NETHERLANDS - Gaining new insights into animal nutrition and sharing this knowledge with others can help to bridge the global food gap. Professor Leo den Hartog...
01 July 2015
Report Shows Implications of Climate Change for Food Industry
GLOBAL - Global warming will have profound consequences on where and how food is produced, and also lead to a reduction in the nutritional properties of some crops,...
30 June 2015
£750,000 Invested into Supporting Seafood Industry Projects
UK - A new funding initiative to support projects that deliver strategic value to the seafood industry has been launched by Seafish. ...
Seajoy Group's Four-Star BAP Shrimp Is First For Latin America
HONDURAS and NICARAGUA - Seajoy Group is Latin America’s first company qualified to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp for its operations...
Spotlight on Seaweed Product Potential at Conference
FRANCE - The aim to discover the Seaweed Product Potential with Seaweed extract and seaweed as whole product is set for Seagriculture 2015, the international platform...
29 June 2015
Salmon Study Shows Supplementing Population Not Always Beneficial
EU - A new European study of a salmon population in France has shown that moving individuals from another area into a depleted population does not always bring benefits....
New Report Reveals Progress on Tuna Fisheries Sustainability
GLOBAL - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its annual report which outlines progress and achievements for tuna sustainability...
Call for More Action on Global Food Security to Beat Hunger
GLOBAL - A United Nations’ target set in 2000 to reduce global hunger by a half by 2015 had almost been achieved....
26 June 2015
Australia Enforces Mandatory E-monitoring for Selected Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - From 1 July 2015 electronic monitoring (e-monitoring) will be mandatory for all boats in the Eastern and Western Tuna and Billfish (ETBF and WTBF) fisheries...
ASC, D-Fish to Promote Responsible Aquaculture in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and the Vietnamese Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish) have pledged to work together to promote responsible aquaculture...
South Australia Raises Concerns over Super-Trawler Impact
AUSTRALIA - Serious concerns about the impacts of the super trawler, FV Geelong Star, must be addressed before it commences operating in waters near South Australia,...
New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market
UK - To help millions of farm animals a new ethical food label - assured by the RSPCA - has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million...
25 June 2015
Spain Imposes Huge Fines on Illegal Fishing Beneficaries
SPAIN: The Spanish Government has announced penalties that could reach more than 11 million Euros against Spanish individuals and companies involved in illegal,...
24 June 2015
EU Aquaculture Priorities: Safe, Sustainable, Locally Farmed
EU - The farming of aquatic organisms including fish, molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic plants accounts for less than 20 per cent of fish production in Europe, despite...
Young's Seafood Loses Sainsbury's Processing Contract
UK - Young's Seafood Limited has lost out on salmon and smoked salmon processing contracts with Sainsbury's, after the supermarket chain chose to source the products...
Norway Launches Project to Develop Ghana's Aquaculture Sector
NORWAY - A joint initiative has been announced for the transfer of Norwegian fish farming knowledge and technology to Ghana, to strengthen the industry and fish...
EC Requests Effective Fisheries Management Plan from Greece
GREECE - The European Commission has requested Greece to comply with the obligation, under the Mediterranean Regulation, to adopt national management plans for fisheries...
23 June 2015
Weekly Overview: Can the Expansion of Aquaculture in Europe be Done Sustainably?
ANALYSIS - A new Future Brief from environmental news service, Science for Environment Policy, has looked at the expansion of aquaculture in Europe, what environmental...
FAO Family Farming Platform to Help Food Security
GLOBAL - Recognising the contributions of family farmers to food security and poverty eradication worldwide, the FAO has launched a new digital platform that aims...
19 June 2015
New System Improves EU Fisheries Data Access
EU - The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a regulation, upgrading the EU framework for the collection, management and use of the data for fisheries....
Is Sustainable Aquaculture Possible in Europe?
EU - Aquaculture is the fastest growing animal sector of worldwide food production. But, in Europe — in contrast with the rest of the world — the sector is stagnating...
NOW Foods Certfied Sustainable for Krill Oil Products
US - US nutrition company NOW® has gained the Friend of the Sea certification for its krill oil products. ...
Scientists Find New Ways of Identifying Fish Age, Population Location
AUSTRALIA - Australian fisheries scientists have recently completed a world-first research project that will help to rapidly estimate the age of fish....
18 June 2015
Experts Campaign to Reduce Damage from Lost Fishing Gear
SPAIN - Experts from the University of Barcelona have started a campaign to reduce the impact of lost fishing gear on the environment....
Fish Ear Stone Chemistry Relationship with Environment Revealed
UK - Scientists at the University of Southampton have found a way to pry into the private lives of fish - by looking in their ears....
Minister Calls for Staged New Rules for Setting Fish Quotas and Ending Discards
IRELAND - Minister Simon Coveney has outlined the major issues of importance for Ireland in the preparation for setting Quotas for 2016 at the EU Agriculture and...
 
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