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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Fishing Ban Enforcement is Key Factor in Restocking Fish in MPA's
EU - Marine protected areas (MPAs) in which fishing is prohibited contain substantially more fish, including commercially valuable species, than either partially...
New Study Finds Alaskan Fisheries and Communities at Risk from Ocean Acidification
US - Ocean acidification is driving changes in waters vital to Alaska’s valuable commercial fisheries and subsistence way of life, according to new NOAA-led research...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Western Indian Ocean Communities Play Vital Role in Conservation
GLOBAL - An international team of researchers led by the University of York, UK, has carried out the first assessment of community-led marine conservation in the...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Pollution Thought to have Caused Major Northern Ireland Fish Kill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - There has been a major fish kill in Bessbrook river, County Armagh which has been assessed as being of ‘High Severity’....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
30 Marine Protected Areas Confirmed for Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s iconic marine species and habitats will be better protected following the designation by the Scottish Government of 30 Marine Protected...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Catfish Reveal Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contamination in Northern Italy
ITALY - Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) contamination in catfish in Italian rivers has been found to exceed European Commission limits, a new study, published...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Oceana Exposes Illegal Driftnet Fishing in Italy
ITALY - Oceana observers, together with Italian journalist Sabrina Giannini from Reportime, have gathered evidence of fishing boats using illegal driftnets in southern...
Microplastics Worse for Crabs and Fish Than Previously Thought
UK - The tiny plastic particles polluting oceans are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, according to...
Improvements to Farmed Salmon Production Through £18 million Agri-Tech Funding
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18 million to help accelerate agricultural...
Monday, July 21, 2014
EPA Mine Waste Plan Brings More Protection for Wild Salmon
US - An unusual group of Alaska Native leaders, commercial fishermen, investors, jewelers and conservation organizations applauded the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
Alaska Fish Factor: Bristol Bay Reds Catch 11 Million More Than Projected
US - It came as no surprise when the first price postings last week tanked for Bristol Bay sockeye salmon to $1.20/lb, with an extra 15 cents for chilled fish. That...
Friday, July 18, 2014
New Report Paints Incomplete Picture of Situation in the English Channel, says Seafish
UK - Bill Lart, Sustainability Advisor for industry authority on seafood, Seafish, has commented on a recent report from Plymouth University that suggests decades...
Marine Harvest Stops ASC Assessment After Dead Sealions Found Under Farm
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has withdrawn from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification process after the accidental drowning of six California...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Mediterranean Fish Stocks Show Steady Decline
MEDITERRANEAN - While careful management has helped stabilize or even improve the state of fisheries resources in some parts of Europe, the situation in the Mediterranean...
Fishermen Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel in the English Channel
UK - Decades of overfishing in the English Channel has resulted in the removal of many top predators from the sea and left fishermen ‘scraping the barrel’ for...
Fisheries Recover in Belize's No-take Zones
BELIZE - A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society shows that no-take zones in Belize can not only help economically valuable species such as lobster,...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Cage Farming of GIFT Tilapia Opposed in Kerala
INDIA - The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) has expressed strong concern about a proposal sugested by the Fisheries Department to promote cage culture of...
Alaska Fish Factor: Glaciers May be Intensifying Acidity in Prince William Sound
US - Ocean chemists are calling it “revolutionary technology” as unmanned gliders track how melting glaciers may be intensifying corrosive waters in Prince William...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Dumped WWII Chemical Munitions Still Affecting Fish
EUROPE - Thousands of tonnes of chemical warfare agents were dumped into the Baltic Sea after the Second World War. A recent study has shown that fish caught near...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Seafish Helps Fishermen Become More Sustainable
UK - An assessment model which will help fisheries in the South West of England to identify the ecological effects of fishing and work towards becoming more sustainable...
EU Improves its Maritime Surveillance
EU - The European Commission has taken a further step towards more effective and cost-efficient surveillance of European Seas....
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
First Freshwater Fishery in Western Hemisphere Certified as Sustainable
CANADA - The Waterhen Lake walleye and northern pike gillnet commercial fishery in Manitoba, Canada, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
DNA Testing Ensuring a Sustainable Aquaculture Industry
AUSTRALIA - DNA-based molecular assessment of marine sediments adjacent to finfish farms is ensuring the sustainability of South Australia’s fishing grounds....
Friday, July 04, 2014
Greenpeace Calls on Canadian Supermarkets to Protect Oceans
CANADA - A report by Greenpeace on the sustainability of seafood in Canadian supermarkets has called on the retailers to take more action to protect the oceans....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
How Will Latin America Handle El Niño Threat?
LATIN AMERICA - Latin America is in a better position to face the effects of the forecasted El Niño, than on previous occasions due to fiscal improvements in many...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Climate Change Could Stop Fish Finding their Friends
AUSTRALIA - Like humans, fish prefer to group with individuals with whom they are familiar, rather than strangers. ...
French Seafood Trade Debates Yield and Waste Reduction
FRANCE - As seafood becomes an ever increasing valuable source of protein with rising demand, production yield is a topic of great importance at all levels of the...
Monday, June 30, 2014
‘Dragonfish’ Discovery Highlights Danger of Illegal Aquarium Releases to Native Wildlife
IRELAND - The recent discovery by a local angler of the decaying remains of an exotic fish specimen in the River Suck at Correen Ford in the Midlands has raised...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Can Coral Save Our Oceans?
ISRAEL - Coral reefs are home to a rich and diverse ecosystem, providing a habitat for a wide range of marine animals. But the increasing acidification of ocean...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Upper North Shore Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting
CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, has closed off the Upper North Shore for shellfish harvesting because of toxicity....
 
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