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03 July 2015
Governments Advance Law of the Sea Agreement
GLOBAL - The UN General Assembly (UNGA) last week adopted a formal resolution to develop a legally-binding treaty for the conservation of marine biodiversity on...
Future Seafood Supply Altered by Climate Change
GLOBAL - The global supply of seafood is set to change substantially and many people will not be able to enjoy the same quantity and dishes in the future due to...
Ocean Acidification May End Alaskan Shellfish Production by 2040
US - Ocean acidification may make it difficult for Alaskan coastal waters to support shellfish hatcheries by 2040, according to new collaborative research between...
01 July 2015
Pink Salmon Survival Affected by Freshwater Acidification
CANADA - Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to...
Report Shows Implications of Climate Change for Food Industry
GLOBAL - Global warming will have profound consequences on where and how food is produced, and also lead to a reduction in the nutritional properties of some crops,...
24 June 2015
Floodplain Restoration to Benefit Salmon on West Coast of US
US - Government agencies have come together on the West Coast of the US to reconnect floodplain habitat with salmon-bearing streams, which should help to improve...
Norway Launches Project to Develop Ghana's Aquaculture Sector
NORWAY - A joint initiative has been announced for the transfer of Norwegian fish farming knowledge and technology to Ghana, to strengthen the industry and fish...
EC Requests Effective Fisheries Management Plan from Greece
GREECE - The European Commission has requested Greece to comply with the obligation, under the Mediterranean Regulation, to adopt national management plans for fisheries...
23 June 2015
UN Makes Resolution to Develop High Seas Biodiversity Treaty
GLOBAL - The UN General Assembly has adopted a new resolution to develop a legally-binding treaty for the conservation of marine biodiversity on the ‘high seas’....
22 June 2015
Marine Harvest Lose 16,000 Salmon at Argyll Farm
SCOTLAND, UK - Marine Harvest has lost 16,000 salmon at its Carradale, Argyll and Bute, site following bad weather which created a tear in the net....
New Research Finds Suspended Sediments Damage Fish Gills
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University have discovered that suspended sediment damages fish gills...
19 June 2015
Ocean Sampling Day, a Global Event for Sequencing the Oceans
US - On the longest day in the northern hemisphere in 2015 (June 21) water samples will be taken at more than 160 sampling stations all around the world, from Iceland...
Is Sustainable Aquaculture Possible in Europe?
EU - Aquaculture is the fastest growing animal sector of worldwide food production. But, in Europe — in contrast with the rest of the world — the sector is stagnating...
18 June 2015
Experts Campaign to Reduce Damage from Lost Fishing Gear
SPAIN - Experts from the University of Barcelona have started a campaign to reduce the impact of lost fishing gear on the environment....
17 June 2015
Researchers Work to Reduce Risk from Algae Blooms
CANADA - University of Alberta scientists are working to mitigate the risks of toxic algae blooms using advanced flow cytometry, a technique they developed and have...
£1.7m Lottery Grant to Protect Threatened Marine Life
UK - The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded £1.7million to “Capturing our Coast”, a project designed to explore how the marine environment is responding...
16 June 2015
Fishermen Call for Urgent Meeting Over MPA Impact
UK - Scotland’s west coast inshore fishermen have requested an urgent meeting with Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment, Richard...
Online 'Vessel Check' Tool Helps Prevent Invasive Marine Pests
AUSTRALIA - A new online risk assessment tool will help the fishing, shipping and boating industry protect Western Australia’s marine environment from invasive...
15 June 2015
Fish Declines Linked to Excess Nutrients in Coastal Estuaries
US - Links between nutrient runoff from coastal land use, the health of the estuary as a nursery for young fish, and the abundance of fish in an offshore commercial...
Disappointment as Negotiations Fail to Limit Greenland's Salmon Catch
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has stated that it is very disappointed over the failure of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO)...
Fisheries Benefit from Rights-Based Management
GLOBAL - Effective fisheries reform measures give fishers more ownership over their area, giving them strong incentives for conservation, shows a new study from...
12 June 2015
Fishermen's Federation Unhappy Over New MPA Management Measures
UK - The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has expressed disbelief and anger at the new management measures for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scottish waters...
Cook Islands Albacore Longline Fishery Achieves Sustainable Certification
COOK ISLANDS - The Cook Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) South Pacific albacore longline fishery has become the first Chinese tuna fleet to be certified by...
11 June 2015
Warmer, Lower Oxygen Waters to Move Fish Habitats
US - University of Washington researchers and collaborators have found that the warmer water temperatures predicted in future will speed up animals' metabolic need...
10 June 2015
WWF Reports Highlight Need for Action on Ocean Health
GLOBAL - Two recent reports from WWF show how important the ocean is to human and economic well-being, but also show that it is changing more rapidly than at any...
09 June 2015
Weekly Overview: Salmon Farms Share Environmental, Social Data
ANALYSIS - In a world's first, a global food sector has collectively reported on its sustainability performance indicators in a transparent manner. ...
New Research Projects More Encouraging Future for Ocean Dependents
GLOBAL - Turning the tide on the standard gloomy narrative of oceanic decline, an exciting new research series projects a more urgent, yet encouraging, future for...
08 June 2015
World Oceans Day: MSC Launches #BlueMonday Video
GLOBAL - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is marking this year’s World Oceans Day, with the launch of a video, #BlueMonday....
Thermal Delousing Shows Successful Results in Sea Lice Reduction
NORWAY - The Veterinary Institute in collaboration with several farming companies has documented and tested the effects of Thermolicer©, a new non-drug method of...
Increased Ocean Protection Could Boost World Economy
GLOBAL - Expanding ocean protection could return an increase in jobs, resources and services that far outweigh the costs, according to an analysis of new research...
 
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