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Friday, June 27, 2014
Meat, Poultry and Fish Account for 30 Per Cent of US Food Waste
US - A recently published report shows that while meat, poultry and fish makes up 12 per cent of the volume of US food waste, this group accounts for 30 per cent...
Responsibility in Fish Feed Production
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and GLOBALG.A.P. have been working together for the last year to help bring...
Scottish Funding Council Scholarships for Sustainable Aquaculture Students
SCOTLAND, UK - International publishing and media business, 5m, and the University of St Andrews have announced a substantial scholarship from the Scottish Funding...
Indonesia Plots Master Plan for Aquaculture Development
INDONESIA - The development of fish farming in Indonesia is increasingly playing an important role in the world's fishing industry...
Northeast Atlantic Fish Stocks Recover - Serious Overfishing in Mediterranean
GLOBAL - Fish stocks in the North and West of Europe are recovering, but there are still serious problems of overfishing in the Mediterranean Sea....
Fisheries Management in Firth of Clyde Based on Fact Not Scaremongering
SCOTLAND - The debate on the future management of fisheries in the Firth of Clyde must be based on fact rather than inaccurate scaremongering, says the Clyde Fishermen's...
Canadian Government Makes Changes to Increase Sustainable Aquaculture
CANADA - The Canadian Government is to take extra steps to increase sustainable aquaculture production in Canada, while protecting the environment....
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Fund Helps Belize Shrimp Farms in Bid to Meet ASC Standard
BELIZE - Thanks to funding from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), the Belize Shrimp Growers' Association is preparing...
Azerbaijan to Set Up Fund to Develop Fishery Sector
AZERBAIJAN - Azerbaijan is to set up a special fund to develop the fish sector in the country to increase production and protect of aquatic resources....
Spain Will Meet Commitment to Discards, says Minister
SPAIN - The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, has said that Spain will meet its commitment and submit to the Commission, before...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Seafood Expo Asia Attracts Strong Exhibitor Interest
HONG KONG - Seafood Expo Asia is attracting strong exhibitor interest for its fifth edition scheduled to take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Man Sentenced for Illegally Fishing for Atlantic Salmon
CANADA - A Newfoundland and Labrador man has been convicted for violating the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishing Regulations....
Monday, June 23, 2014
Have Your Say on Location of New Marine Sanctuaries
US - For 40 years, America’s national marine sanctuaries have worked to protect sites ranging from a Civil War shipwreck to coral reefs and tiny atolls. NOAA has...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Sustainable Fisheries, Ocean Threats Discussed at International Summit
US - World leaders, business executives, scientists and environmental activists met last week at a two day summit to discuss sustainable fisheries, marine pollution,...
EMS Continuing to Take its Toll but Farming Practices, Knowledge Improving
GLOBAL - Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain has reported that as early mortality syndrome (EMS) continues to take a toll on the global shrimp-farming...
ASC Certified Tilapia in the Spotlight at Asian Sustainable Seafood Festival
MALAYSIA - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified responsibly farmed tilapia was in the spotlight during a visit to tilapia farm, Trapia Malaysia, last...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
New School Food Standards to Bring More Sustainable Fish to the Menu
UK - The Marine Stewardship Council has welcomed the new School Food Standards, which launched this week. ...
Annual Small Pelagic Fisheries Sustainability Review Brings Mixed News
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has released its annual sustainability overview of fisheries for small pelagic species that are important for...
New Research Investigates Implications of Rock Lobster Fishing During Winter
AUSTRALIA - New research will begin this week in the Northern Zone Rock Lobster fishery to investigate the implications of commercial fishing during winter months....
Discards Ban Discussed at Fisheries Council Meeting
EU - The Agriculture and Fisheries Council met 16-17 June 2014 to discuss a proposal for a regulation on the landing obligation and an update on the discards ban....
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Maui’s Dolphins ‘Not Helped’ by Extra Fishing Restrictions
NEW ZEALAND - Fisheries Inshore New Zealand (FINZ) says the International Whaling Commission’s request that fishing restrictions be extended 20 nautical miles...
Leading Aquaculture Health Provider Open for Business in Asia
THAILAND - International aquaculture health company Fish Vet Group (FVG) has officially opened for business in Asia with a ceremony to launch its state-of-the-art...
AquaVision 2014: Responsible Aquaculture Has an Important Role to Play, says Sir Bob Geldof
NORWAY - The complex challenge of feeding the world’s growing population can only be properly addressed when all stakeholders – commercial operations, governments...
McDonald’s Canada Now Offering Sustainably Certified Filet-O-Fish Sandwich
CANADA - One hundred per cent of the fish McDonald’s Canada serves in its Filet-O-Fish sandwich is now certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Weekly Overview: Countries Outline New Measures Against Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
ANALYSIS - Countries around the world have taken a major step forward this past week in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as they...
Over Half of Tamil Nadu Shrimp Farms Still Unregistered
INDIA - Despite the subsidies provided by the government, 60 per cent of shrimp farms in Tamil Nadu are still unregistered, said Fisheries Minister KA Jayapal....
Sri Lankan Yellowfin Tuna and Swordfish Confirmed Friend of the Sea
Ceylon Fresh Seafood (Pvt) Ltd has successfully undergone Friend of the Sea renewal audit for yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) and obtained Friend of the Sea second...
Food, Fisheries and Tourism: New Opportunities for Sustainable Development
UK - The ways in which the food, inshore fisheries and tourism sectors can work together for the benefit of local communities will be discussed at an international...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Allocated European Fisheries Fund to Help UK Business Growth
UK - Fishermen across the UK will be able to apply for a fair share of a new grant scheme to help them adapt to the new Common Fisheries Policy and grow their businesses....
Forest Run Off Creates Larger, Stronger Fish
UK - Debris from forests that washes into freshwater lakes supplements the diets of microscopic zooplankton and the fish that feed off them – creating larger and...
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