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02 September 2016
Climate Change Impacts Need to be Mitigated to Save Fishing Communities
GLOBAL - With fisheries and aquaculture emerging as transformational forces for African economies, more needs to be done to mitigate the impacts of climate change...
01 September 2016
Over $2.4 Million Available for Bycatch Reduction Projects
US - NOAA Fisheries is awarding more than $2.4 million to partners around the country to support innovative bycatch reduction research projects through its Bycatch...
Aquaculture Project Helps Strike Balance Between Environment and Growth
AUSTRALIA - The Liberal National Government's new red tape 'flying squad' has already identified areas to streamline approvals and provide greater certainty for...
Could Vegetarian Fish Be a Thing of the Future? Latest Efforts from Japan
JAPAN - One area of aquaculture that continues to draw attention is the replacement of fishmeal and fish oil with alternative sources such as plant or soybean feed....
31 August 2016
New Projects Aim to Improve Salmon Feed Formulation
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced over £140,000 in support for two projects aimed at improving salmon feed formulations,...
Solar Panels to Increase Productivity of Tilapia Ponds
EL SALVADOR - In the municipality of Panchimalco a new project is promoting tilapia farming using solar energy....
30 August 2016
New Project to Promote Sustainable Aquaculture
INDIA - The 30-acre Kuttanad campus of the Cochin University of Science and Technology will soon be converted in to a state-of-the-art model facility to intensify...
ISSF, Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna to Promote Sustainable Tuna Fisheries
US - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) and the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (PAST) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...
Clam and Cockle Fishery Goes for World's First Double Certification
UK - Poole Harbour fishermen are aiming for a world-first after starting assessments for both Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sustainable fishing certification...
26 August 2016
Sustainability Issues Still Remain in Fish Oil, Fish Meal Fisheries
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has found in its annual sustainability overview of reduction fisheries for 2016 that only 3.8 per cent of the...
25 August 2016
Cypriot Farmed Seabass, Seabream Certified Sustainable
CYPRUS - Seabass and seabream farmed by Kimagro Fishfarming Ltd in Limassol, Cyprus, has now been certified sustainable by Friend of the Sea....
24 August 2016
India’s Blue Revolution: Fishery Production to see a Boost in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
INDIA - In order to boost fishery productions and achieve the goal set under the Blue Revolution plan, the government of India has expeditiously initiated various...
23 August 2016
Weekly Overview: Chilean Government to Certify Farms that are Antibiotic Free
GLOBAL - Following on from last week's news that salmon farming companies in Chile were joining together to reduce antibiotic use, this week the Chilean National...
22 August 2016
Consultation Launched on Electrofishing for Razor Clams
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish government has launched a consultation on electrofishing methods for the capture of razor clams....
18 August 2016
New Fisheries Management Plan Seeks to Rebuild Stocks
GHANA - A new fisheries management plan seeks to rebuild fish stocks in Ghana whilst also enhancing the socio-economic conditions of fishing communities as well...
17 August 2016
India’s Seafood Show to Promote Sustainable Aquaculture
INDIA - The 20th India International Seafood Show, to be held at South India’s port city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, from 23 to 25 September, 2016, has...
16 August 2016
Hastings Plaice Fishermen First to Receive Sustainable Certification
UK - The Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society is celebrating being the first British fishermen to gain sustainable certification for catching plaice....
Sustainable Seafood to Become Easier to Identify for Chinese Shoppers
CHINA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance and Gfresh are to promote responsible aquaculture in China, giving Chinese shoppers the chance to source and identify sustainable...
15 August 2016
Chilean Salmon Industry Project to Reduce Antibiotic Use
CHILE - A group of salmon farming companies in Chile have started a joint effort specifically aimed at helping the industry reduce its antibiotic use....
Vancouver University Selling Farmed Canned Sturgeon
CANADA - The International Centre for Sturgeon Studies (ICSS) has partnered with local retail shops and restaurants to offer canned cans of smoked sturgeon and fresh...
12 August 2016
New Bycatch Rule Established for US Seafood Imports
US - Nations exporting fish and fish products to the United States will have to meet fishing standards for protecting marine mammals equal to those American fishermen...
11 August 2016
Trinidad and Tobago to Explore Aquaculture Opportunities
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO - Opportunities in aquaculture need to be better explored and the country needs to pay greater attention to building capacity within the sector...
Low-Powered LED Lights Can Improve Snow Crab Catchability
CANADA - The Atlantic Canada snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) fishery may have started out as a bycatch fishery over 60 years ago, but today it has become the second...
Raw Material from Byproducts Expected to Increase
UK - Scientists at the University of Stirling have used models of current and future fisheries and aquaculture production, based on FAO data, to provide estimates...
10 August 2016
Scientists Find Global Warming to Blame for Lake Tanganyika Fisheries Decline
AFRICA - The decrease in fishery productivity in lake TanganyikaLake, (Africa's largest and deepest rift lake), since the 1950s is a consequence of global warming...
Canadian Government Delivers Update on Cohen Recommendations
CANADA - The Canadian government is moving forward with the recommendations in Justice Cohen’s 2012 final report from the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline...
09 August 2016
Weekly Overview: New Fish Virus Identified in Wisconsin
ANALYSIS - A new virus, dubbed largemouth bass reovirus, has been found in fish taken from Pine Lake in Wisconsin, US, following a large mortality event back in...
New Fisheries Information System to Improve Tuna Traceability
MALDIVES - A new online Fisheries Information System has been launched to monitor catch logbooks, fish purchase information, fishing vessel licence information and...
Belize Seaweed: The Next Big Thing for Fisheries
BELIZE - At the fourth International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) held in St John’s Newfoundland, Canada, Julianne Robinson from The Nature Conservancy...
08 August 2016
Still More to Do on Deep Sea Protection
US - A recent review of the United Nations landmark resolutions to protect the deep sea has revealed that there is still more work to do....
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