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27 May 2015
Proposed Ban on Seabass Fishing Around Ireland Welcomed
IRELAND - The Irish minister responsible for fisheries has welcomed EU proposals to prevent fishing for seabass around Ireland....
26 May 2015
Many European Marine Protected Areas in Poor Condition
EU - Many marine conservation areas set up by the EU are in unfavourable condition, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA)....
More Attention Needed on Climate Change Effects on Fisheries
GLOBAL - Scientists need to better understand the impacts of climate change on aquaculture if we are to meet future seafood demand, says a paper submitted by WorldFish...
22 May 2015
Land Use Change is Greatest Threat to River Biodiversity
GERMANY - Land use change is a greater threat to river biodiversity than any other human impact, even climate change, according to new research from the Senckenberg...
21 May 2015
Court Rules Against Fisheries Department over Transfer of Salmon Smolts
CANADA - A Canadian federal judge has ruled against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in allowing Marine Harvest to trsansfer sick salmon smolts from their...
19 May 2015
Norwegian Government Under Fire over White Paper Threat to Aquaculture
NORWAY - A Norwegian seafood and aquaculture firm has hit out at the Norwegian Government’s threat to potentially eliminate the current scheme for interregional...
18 May 2015
Trans-Atlantic Ocean Floor to be Mapped in International Effort
GLOBAL - EU and Canadian officials met in Brussels to announce the first trans-Atlantic sea-floor mapping survey to take place under the Atlantic Ocean Research...
15 May 2015
Origin of Ancient Corrosive Ocean Event Uncovered
AUSTRALIA - Around 55 million years ago, an abrupt global warming event triggered a highly corrosive deep-water current to flow through the North Atlantic Ocean,...
Water Fronts Can Increase Fishery Productivity
US - Regions of warm and cool water as well as salt and fresh water can help to increase production in the ocean, according to recent research lead by Brock Woodson,...
Parrotfish Critical for Reef Island Building
UK - Parrotfish are important for providing the sand resources needed to build and maintain coral reef islands that are vulnerable to climate change, research from...
14 May 2015
Scientists, Citizens Collaborate to Investigate Abalone Movements
US - Two fisheries scientists, including a US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) biologist, have been working with citizen scientists to collect...
Metal Mining Pollution Reduces Trout Genetic Diversity
UK - Pollution from historic mining activities in south west England has led to a reduction in genetic diversity of brown trout, according to new research from the...
13 May 2015
Chesapeake Bay Harmful Algal Blooms Increasing
US - In the past 20 years, there has been a substantial increase in harmful algal bloom events in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, according to new research...
12 May 2015
Sealice Drug Removed from Scottish Market
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has persuaded the manufacturer of a sealice drug to withdraw its product after it was found to...
Sustainable Fishing Projects Not Effective Enough
NETHERLANDS - Projects that stimulate sustainable fishing in developing countries often get no further than good intentions. Thus, some of the imported fish sold...
Changing Marine Species Composition in Puget Sound
US - The most populated areas of Puget Sound have experienced striking shifts in marine species over the last 40 years, according to research from the National Oceanic...
11 May 2015
Jamaica to Establish Four New Fish Sanctuaries
JAMAICA - Four additional fish sanctuaries will be established in Jamaica this financial year, as Government continues to expand its programme to protect and sustain...
06 May 2015
Artificial Reef for South Australia Being Considered
AUSTRALIA - A public consultation has been launched on the design and location for a new artificial reef off South Australia’s coastline....
05 May 2015
Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Adopts Controversial FAD Limits
SOUTH KOREA - At its 19th annual meeting, held in Busan, South Korea, 24 April to 1 May, the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) agreed to adopt an interim Fish...
Industry and Environment Cooperation at SeaWeb Seafood Summit
US - In a new video produced by Saving Seafood, seafood industry leaders discuss a key development in the dialogue within the industry from this spring’s SeaWeb...
01 May 2015
Fossils Identify Modern Marine Life at Risk of Extinction
US - Patterns of extinction in marine ecosystems over the last 23 million years have been revealed in a new study....
Huge Livestock, Crop Losses Expected After Nepal Earthquake
NEPAL - The recent earthquake in Nepal has very likely caused high livestock and crop losses, impacting heavily on food security. Millions of people have been effected...
Proposed Malaysian Marine Park Wins Award
MALAYSIA - The government of a Malaysian state has won a prestigious WWF award in recognition of its effort to create the largest marine park in Malaysia....
Fish Type Predicts Nutrient Cycling Rate
US - Fish type and body size can be used to predict rates of nutrient excretion into the environment, which is important for the health of ecosystems, according...
30 April 2015
Competition Looks for Best pH Sensor for Measuring Ocean Acidification
GLOBAL - The Five finalist teams competing for the $2M Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a global competition to create pH sensor technology that will accurately...
Fish Highways Decisions Made Easier in Great Lakes
US - Decisions on how best to open up tributaries into the Great Lakes for fish migration have recently been made easier, as researchers have released a tool to...
Genetics Shows Lionfish Invasion Started in Several Locations
US - The red lionfish invasion in the Caribbean Basin and Western Atlantic started in multiple locations, not just one as previously believed, suggests new genetic...
29 April 2015
Chile Begins Initiative to Protect Fisheries, Aquaculture from Climate Change
CHILE - The Chilean government has begun an initiative to make the country's fisheries and aquaculture sector more resilient to climate change....
New Crab Species Discovered in Malaysia
MALAYSIA - A new coral-dwelling gall crab has been discovered in Malaysia by a researcher from the Netherlands....
Fishing Altering Coral Reef Fish Population Structure
AUSTRALIA - Fishing is having a significant impact on the make-up of fish populations of the Great Barrier Reef, according to new research from the ARC Centre of...
 
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