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Friday, September 19, 2014
Humber Seafood Summit: Educating Chefs is Key to Sustainable Fish Message
UK - The role of chefs in delivering the sustainable fish message is key, according to Jose Souto, Senior Chef at Westminster Kingsway College, writes Lucy Towers,...
New Figures Show 86 per cent of Tuna Catch from Healthy Stock
GLOBAL - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released the latest version of its Status of the Stocks Ratings. The report shows that 86...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
New Roadmap Report on French & UK Scallop Fishers Published
UK and FRANCE - In a first for the European fishing community, earlier this year GAP2 hosted a neutrally facilitated workshop for French and UK Channel scallop fishers,...
New Zealand’s Hake, Ling Join Top Sustainable Fisheries
NEW ZEALAND - Hake and ling from New Zealand are now among the top eight per cent of global sustainable fish species after being recognised by the Marine Stewardship...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
New Reports Reveal Progress on Road to Sustainable Seafood
UK - Two new reports published today (17 September) by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) show the progress being made to secure the future of the world’s oceans,...
Sri Lanka Fights for Passage of Fishermen Through Maldivian Waters
SIR LANKA - The right of passage for Sri Lankan fishermen through Maldivian waters as a means of access to the high seas was among the matters taken up by Professor...
EU Funding Failed to Support the Sustainable Development of Aquaculture Effectively
EU - A new report from the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has revealed that measures to support aquaculture in the period up to 2013 were not well designed and...
Warmer Waters Increases Invasive Fish Species Threat in Atlantic
US - A new study has found that warming Atlantic temperatures could increase the range of invasive species in the ocean....
Turkish Kobyalar Group Fish Meal, Oil Certified Sustainable
TURKEY - Fish meal and oil from from European anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) by Koptur Balikçilik and Dalyan Su Ürünleri, companies of Kobyalar Group, are now...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
$20 Million Grant to Launch Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network in Maine
US - A $20 million National Science Foundation EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) grant will establish a Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture...
Icelandic Saithe Fishery Certified Sustainable
ICELAND - Iceland’s saithe fishery has been Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified as sustainable and well-managed following an extensive 18 month assessment....
FAO to Help India Develop Agriculture, Food Security
INDIA - The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, have agreed on how to strengthen efforts to promote India’s...
Successful Mussel Trial Drives Aquaculture Development in Goa
INDIA - The successful demonstration of mussel farming in the brackish waters of Goa has built a new path for the development of coastal mariculture in the area. ...
Five Shark Species and All Manta Rays Receive Stronger Protection
GLOBAL - From Sunday 14 September, international trade in specimens of five shark species and all manta ray species, including their meat, gills and fins, will need...
Monday, September 15, 2014
What are Climate Change's Implications for Agriculture, Fisheries?
ANALYSIS - The effects of climate change on crop and food production, which are already evident in several regions of the world, show that negative impacts are more...
Friday, September 12, 2014
Icelandic Salmon Producer Joins Global Salmon Initiative
ICELAND - Fjarðalax ehf., a farmed salmon producer from Iceland, has officially joined the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), bringing the current membership count...
Transmarina Ecuadorian Tuna Fleet Certified Sustainable
ECUADOR - Transmarina C.A., an Ecuadorian company operating in the ultra frozen fish market worldwide, has positively concluded the Friend of the Sea audit for tuna,...
Heterotrophic Algae May Fully Replace Fish Oil in Salmon Feed
NORWAY - Fish oil is an ideal source of omega-3 in salmon feed, but the capacity to produce farmed salmon using fish oil as the main source of omega-3 in feed is...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Mussels Helping with Chesapeake Bay Restoration
US - Restoring oysters—and their ability to filter large volumes of water—is widely seen as a key way to improve the health of Chesapeake Bay. New research makes...
Maine Lobster Fishery Enters Sustainable Certification Assessment
US - The Maine Certified Sustainable Lobster Association, Inc., a group of New England lobster wharf operators, processors, dealers and wholesalers, has entered...
Innovative Seaweed Farming Trials Underway Near Port Lincoln
AUSTRALIA - South Australian scientists are undertaking trials to see if seaweed can be farmed as part of the State’s $243 million aquaculture industry....
Aquaculture at Threat from Climate Change
GLOBAL - Global warming continues to be an issue of increasing relevance to marine aquaculture. Over the past few years, a number of serious disasters and losses...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Weekly Overview: Pressure on Commission Forces Support for EU Fishermen
ANALYSIS - Pressure mounted this week in Europe for the European Commission to take action to support the fisheries sector in the face of the bans on a number of...
Chinese Huatai Biopharm Fish Oil achieves Sustainable Certification
CHINA - Huatai Biopharm, US FDA cGMP approved global leading manufacturer and supplier of ultra-pure and highly concentrated marine Omega-3 EPA/DHA fatty acids,...
Experts Come Together to Develop ASC Feed Standard
NETHERLANDS - Last week around 50 experts met for the first time in Amsterdam demonstrating that together industry will help ensure a responsible future for the...
Norwegian Krill Fishery Enters Sustainable Assessment
NORWAY - A Norwegian Antarctic krill (Superba Euphasia) fishery has entered the assessment for the Marine Stewardship Council’s credible standard for sustainable...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Aquaculture Prospects Look Good for Gambia
GAMBIA - The director of the Gambian Fisheries Department has said that the country’s aquaculture prospects look promising due to the readily available markets...
Equatorial Guinea Partners with FAO for Sustainable Fishery Resources
EQUATORIAL GUINEA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Environment, with technical support from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched...
Sustainable South African Hake Fishery Brings Economic and Environmental Benefits
SOUTH AFRICA - Recent independent studies demonstrate the long-lasting benefits that MSC certification of the South African hake fishery is having on the economy...
Red Snapper Fishing in South Atlantic to Close on September 9
US - Commercial harvest of red snapper in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) September 9, 2014. ...
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