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13 March 2015
Spanish Government Investigates Companies Linked with Illegal Fishing
SPAIN - The Spanish Government has announced the launch of ‘Operation Sparrow’, an investigation into several companies for alleged links with illegal, unreported...
Leading Fishery Experts Deliver Actions to Secure Global Seafood Supplies
GLOBAL - Several of the world’s leading food distributors, environmental NGOs, food science institutes, and seafood industry experts have joined together to call...
11 March 2015
New Tool Documents Sustainability in Cod and Haddock Fishing
NORWAY - A three-year WhiteFish project, involving industry organisations and 15 researchers from all over Europe, has led to the development of a new method and...
How to Avoid Seabird Bycatch in the Mediterranean Fishing industry?
SPAIN - A new good practice guide from the University of Barcelona suggests several of the best ways to mitigate the problem of seabird bycatch by fishing vessels...
10 March 2015
First National Skipper Training Curriculum Launched for Maldivian Tuna Fishers
MALDIVES - One year on from the launch of the Fishermen’s Community and Training Centre (FCTC), the pole-and-line skipper curriculum has officially been recognised...
Protection of Key Mediterranean Fish Nursery Areas Proposed
SICILY, ITALY - Permanently closing fisheries in critical areas of the Strait of Sicily will help hake and deep-water rose shrimp to recover from heavy overfishing,...
Marine Harvest Canada Achieves Four-star BAP Certification
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) is the first salmon company in British Columbia, and only the second in the world, to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices...
Stolt Sea Farm Sole Certified Sustainable
ICELAND - Stolt Sea Farm S.A. has been awarded sustainable Friend of the Sea certification for its sole (Solea senegalensis) aquaculture....
09 March 2015
Is the Blue Crab Migrating North?
US - The northern migration of the commercially important blue crab could be another sign of climate change, said David Johnson, a former scientist at the Marine...
Gaspésie Lobster Fishery Certified Sustainable
CANADA - The Quebec lobster fishery on the Gaspé Peninsula, along the shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
06 March 2015
Shark Fin Trade Declining While Another Endangered Species Suffer
GLOBAL - While shark’s fin soup has long been a revered delicacy for the Chinese, trade in shark has recently declined, notes a new study from WorldFish scientist...
Scottish Langoustine Fishing Industry Highlighted in New Film Series
The Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association (SWFPA) has invested in a series of films to highlight the modern, sustainable approach taken by the Scottish langoustine...
Defining Sustainable Aquaculture in the US
US – Sustainability expert Dr Marty Matlock is to facilitate the first National Roundtable for Sustainable Aquaculture (NRSA) in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA on...
Effective Fisheries Management See's Orange Roughy Reopen
AUSTRALIA - The Australian fishing industry and seafood consumers are set to receive a boost from the long-awaited re-opening of the eastern orange roughy fishery....
05 March 2015
Aquaculture the Most Promising Method of Meeting Food Needs
GLOBAL - Aquaculture, including salmon farming, is going to be an essential part of feeding the world's growing population, said a top representative of the UN Food...
04 March 2015
New Technique Improves Forecasts for Canada's Sockeye Salmon
CANADA - A powerful method for analyzing and predicting nature's dynamic and interconnected systems is now providing new forecasting and management tools for Canada's...
New Mathematical Methods to Help Fisheries Stock Assessment
FINLAND - By applying new mathematical methods, the uncertainties related to fisheries stock assessments can now be taken into account, thus providing more reliable...
Pacific Coastal, Inshore Fisheries Management Up for Discussion
NEW CALEDONIA - The future management of one of the world’s most significant fisheries which spans more than 30 million square kilometers of the Pacific Ocean...
South Korea to Tackle Illegal Fishing in West Africa
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean government is planning to eradicate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by South Korean fishing boats operating in West...
Peru Trout Farmer First to Join iBAP Programme
PERU - Trout producer, Piscifactorías de los Andes, is the first company to apply for the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s new iBAP programme....
03 March 2015
Friend of the Sea Certification Available for GLOBAL G.A.P Aqua Producers
GLOBAL - GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Aquaculture producers can now gain an additional consumer label for their products thanks to a collaboration with Friend of the Sea....
02 March 2015
Mexican Ministers Want Research to Drive Sustainable Aquaculture
MEXICO – Mexican fishery and aquaculture segments must have research as a driving force for meaningful and sustainable growth....
China Completes Fishery Survey in South China Sea
CHINA - A two year survey of fishery resources in the middle and southern regions of the South China Sea has shown that the area around the Nansha Islands has fishery...
27 February 2015
Shellfish at Risk as Ocean Acidity Expected to Rise
GLOBAL - By the end of the century it is predicted that levels of acidity in the oceans will have a pH value of around 7.8 on average, and this will bring with it...
Economic Models Give Insights Into Global Sustainability Challenges
US - Combining global economics, geography, ecology and environmental sciences is essential to understanding how changes in trade and natural systems in one part...
Highest Sustainable Rating for Mount Cook Alpine Salmon
NEW ZEALAND - Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Ltd has been recognised as one of the most sustainable salmon farming operations worldwide by a globally-renowned consumer watchdog....
26 February 2015
Study Outlines Threat of Ocean Acidification to Coastal Communities in US
US - Coastal communities in 15 states that depend on the $1 billion shelled mollusk industry (primarily oysters and clams) are at long-term economic risk from the...
New Traceability Standard Caters to Restaurants, Fishmongers and Fresh Fish Counters
GLOBAL - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has revised its requirements for seafood suppliers, processors and vendors....
24 February 2015
Chikolongo Fish Farm Project Contributing to Sustainable Aquaculture
MALAWI - Imani Development, in conjunction with Stirling University, has been contracted by the International Fund for Animal Awareness (IFAW) to assist in training...
Agricultural Production 'Not Suitable' for Food Challenges of the 21st Century
GLOBAL - While the numbers of the chronically hungry have been reduced by 100 million over the past decade, 805 million still go without enough to eat on a regular...
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