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15 June 2016
Polystyrene Microplastics Negatively Affect Oyster Feeding, Reproduction and Offspring
EU - Oysters exposed to polystyrene microplastics produced fewer offspring, which were also smaller and slower growing than offspring from unexposed oysters, according...
14 June 2016
Global Salmon Initiative Challenges Food Sector to Increase Transparency
GLOBAL - In an effort to accelerate the food sector’s movement towards improved long-term future sustainability, the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), supported...
First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced
GLOBAL - A partnership of leading international organizations is launching the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard at the Global Green Growth Forum...
13 June 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Boaters Rewarded for Protecting Salmon
US - Boaters from Homer to the Mat-Su valley can help protect salmon and other aquatic creatures and get discounts from popular businesses by doing so....
Cargill Releases EWOS's Sustainability Achievements for 2015
NORWAY - Cargill's EWOS brand continues to make measureable progress in its key sustainability indicators, according to its annual sustainability report. The EWOS...
Eastbourne Sustainable Fisherman Wins Award for Tackling Ghost Fishing Gear
UK - Graham Doswell a small scale fisherman from Eastbourne, East Sussex, has won World Animal Protection UK’s Sea Change Champion Award, for tackling the problem...
10 June 2016
Global Collaboration Doubles Sustainable Fish Catch in Five Years
GLOBAL - A new report published by the Marine Stewardship Council shows how effective management and improvements made by MSC certified fisheries are delivering...
Social License is Vital for Seafood Industry to Combat Negative Perceptions
UK - Seafish is hosting a special workshop at the end of June to educate the seafood industry on the importance of having a Social License to Operate (SLO), and...
New Report Calls for Investors to do More to Push Seafood Industry Sustainability
GLOBAL - Investors must do more to push seafood companies to adopt progressive policies that enhance the sustainability of fishing and fish farming and reduce the...
Thai Union, IUCN Project to Support Coastal Communities' Fisheries
THAILAND - Thai Union Group PCL (TU) has partnered with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to enhance community capacity and develop sustainable...
Middle East Central Asian Aquaculture Conference a First for Turkey
TURKEY - Last week, an innovative conference of aquaculture professionals, academics and organizations met in Izmir, Turkey at the FuarIzmir convention centre from...
09 June 2016
Netuno Internacional Becomes First Brazilian Farm to Gain ASC Certification
BRAZIL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has welcomed Netuno Internacional, the first farm in Brazil to gain ASC certification. ...
07 June 2016
Can the Environment Help Control Disease in Asian Aquaculture?
US - The University of Southampton is leading an international project to understand how the environment can help to control the risk of disease in fish and crustacean...
Mediterranean Countries to Close Bottom Trawling Fishing to Rebuild Fish Stocks
EUROPE - Oceana has applauded the adoption at the General Fisheries Committee for the Mediterranean (GFCM), of the closure of three areas in the Strait of Sicily...
Restricting Illegal Fishing Boats' Access to Insurance May Help Stop Illegal Fishing
CANADA - New research from the University of British Columbia has found that rogue fishing vessels are able to secure insurance including those that have been flagged...
Breakthrough Made in Progress Toward Fish-Free Tilapia Feed
US - Dartmouth College scientists have discovered that marine microalgae can completely replace the wild fish oil currently used to feed tilapia, the second most...
06 June 2016
Port State Measures Now in Force
GLOBAL - The first ever binding international treaty targeting illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing came into force yesterday (Sunday 5 June)....
03 June 2016
Project Investigates Faster and More Productive Catfish Aquaculture
EUROPE - With 57 per cent of EU consumption being imported from China and Southeast Asia, European producers are facing fierce competition only aggravated by depleting...
Seafood Week Worth Up to £18 Million to the Industry
UK - Seafood Week has announced its return for 2016 and, with 125 days to go (3 June), reveals that last year’s campaign was estimated to be worth an incredible...
02 June 2016
BioMar Launches New Microalgae Based Sustainable Fish Feed
DENMARK - The BioMar Group has launched a fish feed containing marine fatty acids from microalgae - easing the pressure on marine resources....
01 June 2016
Lingcod Meet Rockfish: Catching One Improves Chances for the Other
US - Along the West Coast, lingcod fish are top predators - voracious eaters that aren't picky about where their next meal comes from. But lingcod in the Pacific...
31 May 2016
Weekly Overview: Aquaculture UK 2016 Round-Up
ANALYSIS - Over the past week, TheFishSite has been in Aviemore, Scotland for the Aquaculture UK show, 25-26 May 2016....
AquacultureUK2016: Ace Aquatec Awarded for Innovation in Aquaculture
SCOTLAND, UK - Ace Aquatec, the Dingwall-based SME responsible for the Hume Stunner Universal (HSU), has been announced winner of the inaugural Aquaculture Innovation...
Ground Breaking Fishing Rules Set for Indian Ocean Skipjack Tuna
GLOBAL - In a move to help the long term sustainability of Indian Ocean skipjack tuna stocks, the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has agreed to adopt Harvest...
AquacultureUK2016: Big Fish Feed Potential for Scottish Whisky Industry
UK - Horizon Protein, a spin out from Heriot-Watt University, is working with the Scottish malt whisky industry to produce a low cost locally sourced sustainable...
Scientists Find Sustainable Solutions for Oysters
US - Oysters are keystone organisms in estuaries around the world, influencing water quality, constructing habitat and providing food for humans and wildlife. Yet...
Scientists to Identify Climate Change Consequences for Europe's Aquaculture, Fisheries
NORWAY - Scientists around the world are now pooling their knowledge and capacity in order for the European fisheries and aquaculture industry to tackle climate...
27 May 2016
Ocean Products Seychelles Obtains Sustainable Certification for Tuna
SEYCHELLES - Ocean Products Seychelles Ltd, belonging to Mauritius – based GOIA Ltd., has obtained Friend of the Sea certification for crude fish oil originating...
Aquaculture Creates Benefits for Rural Households in Timor-Leste
TIMOR-LESTE - In Timor-Leste, where malnutrition rates are high, aquaculture is providing rural households with access to nutritious fish and vital income...
AquacultureUK2016: Are Salmon Farms Really to Blame for Wild Fish Decline?
UK - For years salmon farming has been the target of environmentalists and angling groups that blame sea lice from the farms as the cause of sea trout population...
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