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Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Newfoundland Mussel Processing Plant Earns BAP Certification
CANADA - Green Seafoods Ltd.’s mussel processing plant in Newfoundland, Canada, has earned the Global Aquaculture Alliance Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification....
Delivering for Torres Strait Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - A meeting of the Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA) which oversees commercial and traditional fishing in the Torres Strait will be held today (Wednesday...
Spanish Hake Fishery Awarded MSC Certification
SPAIN - The Grupo Regal line-caught hake (Merluccius merluccius) fishery has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable, well-managed...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Weekly Overview: Act Now on Climate Change or Face the Consequences on our Oceans
ANALYSIS - Climate change has been the most talked about topic this last week as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest assessment...
Viet Nam Plans to Build Six Fisheries Logistic Centers
VIET NAM - The Government of Viet Nam has approved a project to set up six fisheries logistic service centers based on key fishing grounds in many regions throughout...
Fisheries Institute to Train Members of the Hake Fishing Fleet
ECUADOR - The National Fisheries Institute (INP), under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MAGAP), will host a workshop on good management practices...
Congalsa and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership to Improve the Sustainability of Seafood
GLOBAL - Congalsa and the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) have announced a partnership dedicated to ensuring the ecological sustainability of seafood supplies....
DNA Testing Confirms Friend of the Sea Labelled Fish's Origin
ITALY - DNA analysis carried out in March 2014 by Bicocca University of Milan has confirmed that the sample of Friend of the Sea labelled products tested uses the...
WWF Asks MEP Candidates to Commit to the Environment
EU - WWF has launches its online pledge for candidates and voters for the upcoming European Parliament elections. WWF will ask MEP candidates to commit to nine environmental...
Peruvian Scallop Farm to Enter ASC Assessment
PERU - Peru-based scallop producer, AcuaPesca Group, is the first company in the world to enter assessment against the ASC Bivalve Standard. AcuaPesca is seeking...
Rio Tinto Withdraws from Bristol Bay Pebble Mine Proposal
US - Earthworks has applauded Rio Tinto's withdrawal from the Pebble Mine proposal in Alaska's Bristol Bay....
Monday, April 07, 2014
Good Western Australia Lobster Season Predicted
AUSTRALIA - There should be better times ahead for Western Australia’s world-renowned rock lobster industry after the most promising results from an assessment...
Decline in Quantity, Quality of Spanish Fish Catch
SPAIN - A study led by researcher Marta Coll and with data from Oceana on the Balearic Islands reveals how the quantity and quality of the catch has been declining...
FAO Workshop to Help Combat Illegal Fishing in Caribbean
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO - The Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC), a body of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), convened in...
Fisheries Management Plan for Mullet and Lebrancha
MEXICO - In order to protect populations of mullet and lebrancha, whose fisheries generate more than 3,000 direct jobs and provide the food industry with around...
Alaska Seafood Source Raises over $18,000 Towards Sustainability
US - With Oceana studies showing how "In the US, 80 per cent of seafood is imported, and one-third of seafood is mislabeled," Alaska Seafood Source has developed...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Global Issues of Sustainable Fishing Explored in New Book
A new book exploring some of the crucial issues facing sustainable fishing and the communities it supports across the world has been co-edited by three University...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Seafood Industry Focuses on Consumer Labelling and Traceability Regulations
UK - Seafood processing businesses are being invited to attend a seminar on consumer labelling and traceability regulations to help the sector get smarter about...
New Marine Plans Ensure Sustainable Future for UK Seas
UK - The seas surrounding the UK are vitally important to our nation, stated Owen Paterson, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs....
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Climate Change Impacting on Seafloor Ecosystems
Ocean warming driven by climate change will reduce the amount of food reaching marine life on the seafloor, a recent study suggests. ...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Congolese Protesters Demand Cancelation of Soco Oil Permits
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC of CONGO - Over 50 protestors assembled peacefully in the street holding banners proclaiming “no to oil” in Virunga National Park. UK company...
£4 Million Investment for UK Food Production Innovation
UK - Businesses including an urban farm and spin-outs from Universities across the UK have received a share of £4 million of funding from government and industry...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Two Combined Gulf of St. Lawrence Shrimp Fisheries Achieve MSC Re-certification
CANADA - Two Canadian MSC certified fisheries, the Gulf of St. Lawrence (GOSL) northern shrimp and the Gulf of St. Lawrence northern shrimp trawl Esquiman Channel...
Deadline for Australia BAP Auditor Course Approaching
AUSTRALIA - New auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry observers are invited to...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Want to get Rid of Waste Fishing Nets and Rope?
NORWAY and THE NETHERLANDS - It is estimated that each year 640,000 tones of useless nets and ropes are discarded or lost in the sea, which is a serious threat to...
Developments Spark Bright Future for Malawi’s Fisheries
MALAWI - Fish is an important renewable resource. Beyond its role in marine and freshwater ecosystems, fish significantly contributes to the survival and health...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Chinese Prawn/Shrimp Farm to Fill Supply Gap and Create Over 100,000 Jobs
ANALYSIS - Sino Agro Foods has announced that its planned prawn farm complex will culture shrimp and prawns from hatchery to grow-out and packing all on its giant...
Mexico Launches Fishery Management Plans for Shrimp, Snook and Conch
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has launched Fishery Management plans for shrimp, snook and conch,...
Shrimp Standard Handed Over to Aquaculture Stewardship Council
GLOBAL - The Shrimp Aquaculture Dialogue has handed over the shrimp standard to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), following seven years of development....
Australian Fisheries Management Review Moves Ahead
AUSTRALIA - The Government has taken the next step in its bold plan to modernise fishing management in Queensland with the release of the fisheries management review...
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