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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Thai Shrimp Sector on Road to Recovery
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Thailand's shrimp sector is on the road to recovery according to analysts from Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF), writes Lucy Towers,...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Progress Made on Fight Against Illegal Fishing in Draft UN Resolution
GLOBAL - Informal consultations were held last week in New York, US, on the draft United Nations (UN) General Assembly resolution on sustainable fisheries....
Global Fish Farming News from Global Concern Over Status of Aggregating Fish Species in the Caribbean
CARIBBEAN - The spawning aggregations of groupers and snappers in the Caribbean - the reproductive gatherings necessary to create the next generation - help maintain...
Global Fish Farming News from Global WWF Welcomes Tuna Commission's Respect for Science
GLOBAL - At the close of this year’s meeting of ICCAT, the Atlantic tuna commission, WWF welcomes the respect for science in setting bluefin tuna catch quotas...
Monday, November 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Cermaq's Fish Farming Operations to Operate Under Cermaq Name
CANADA - Following the sale of the feed division EWOS, Cermaq is now a dedicated fish farming company. The company will therefore be changing the name of its farming...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Annual ICCAT Meeting: Follow Science to Maintain Tuna Recovery
GLOBAL - At the final day of the Annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Wally Stevens To Lead Responsible Aquaculture Foundation
GLOBAL - After seven years as executive director of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), Wally Stevens will be transitioning to a leadership role with the Responsible...
Friday, November 22, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Aquaculture 2013: Aquaculture's Role in the 'First 1000 Days of Life'
GLOBAL - The aquaculture sector has an important role to play in increasing the availability of nutrient and Omega 3 fatty acid rich fish to families in poorer areas...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Knifefish Solves Mystery of Animal Locomotion
GLOBAL - For nearly 20 years, Professor Eric Fortune has studied glass knifefish, a species of three-inch long electric fish that lives in the Amazon Basin. In his...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Alaskan Fisheries Re-certified as Sustainable by MSC
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Marine Stewardship Council has now re-certified 13 units of Alaskan salmon fisheries after it was determined that they met the...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Ocean Acidification may Increase 170 per cent - Declines in Shellfish Fisheries Expected
GLOBAL - In a major new international report, experts conclude that the acidity of the world’s ocean may increase by around 170 per cent by the end of the century...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Push to Enhance Management, Conservation in Tuna Fisheries on High Seas
GLOBAL - Global Environment Facility (GEF) CEO Naoko Ishii approved a project coordinated by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to improve the health...
Friday, November 15, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Sustainable Aquaculture Certification Organisations Identify Common Requirements for Responsible Sourcing of Fishmeal/Fish Oil
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council, Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and GlobalG.A.P. have identified common requirements for sourcing fishmeal and fish...
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Tricking Algae's Biological Clock Boosts Biofuel Production
GLOBAL - Tricking algae's biological clock to remain in its daytime setting can dramatically boost the amount of valuable compounds that these simple marine plants...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Are Environmental Management Systems Just Greenwash?
ANALYSIS - Companies that adopt environmental management systems generally back this up with sincere investment in environmentally-friendly practices, research suggests....
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global FAO Expects More Balanced Food Markets, Less Price Volatility
GLOBAL - Food commodity markets are becoming more balanced and less price volatile than in recent years thanks to improved supplies and a recovery in global inventories...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Thai Fishery Organisations Collaborate to Address Labour Issues
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Board of Trade of Thailand has joined force with eight associations and Charoen Pokphand Foods to create the “Thai Fishery...
Global Fish Farming News from Global How Safe Are Genetically Modified Foods?
ANALYSIS – Divisions over the safety of Genetically Modified crops and foods have been sharply highlighted the last few weeks in a battle between top scientists,...
Friday, November 08, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global World Ocean Council Launches Marine Spatial Planning Guide for Shipping Industry
GLOBAL - The World Ocean Council (WOC) and The Nautical Institute (NI) have jointly produced a guide to assist maritime professionals to better understand and engage...
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Scientists a Step Closer to Discovering Perfect Feed for Wrasse
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, researchers at NIFES, Norway, are a step closer to finding the perfect feed for ballan wrasse, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Global Fish Farming News from Global Push to Enhance Conservation in Tuna Fisheries on High Seas
GLOBAL - Global Environment Facility (GEF) CEO Naoko Ishii today approved a project coordinated by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to improve the...
Global Fish Farming News from Global First Ocean Energy Company Joins World Ocean Council
GLOBAL - Resolute Marine Energy (RME) has joined the World Ocean Council (WOC) as the first company from the emerging marine renewable energy sector in the global...
Monday, November 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global EWOS is Now Independant and Set for Growth
GLOBAL - November 1 marked a new chapter for EWOS, the world’s leading salmon feed supplier. With Altor Fund III and Bain Capital as its new owners, EWOS is now...
Friday, November 01, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Tagging Aquatic Animals can Disrupt Natural Behavior
US and CANADA - American and Canadian researchers have for the first time quantified the energy cost to aquatic animals when they carry satellite tags, video cameras...
Global Fish Farming News from Global World Ocean Council to Explore Ocean Industry Collaboration with Middle East/ North Africa
GLOBAL - The World Ocean Council (WOC) has been invited to organize a session on “Corporate Ocean Responsibility: Regional Ocean Industry Collaboration” at the...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global More Than 500 ASC Aquaculture Labelled Products Now Available
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is celebrating a milestone. More than 500 products carrying the ASC logo are available in the market. Last year...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Report Examines How to Realise Africa's Food Potential
AFRICA - Sub-Saharan Africa is often seen within the food and agriculture (F&A) community as having significant untapped potential, according to Rabobank, which...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Science Does not Support Increase in Bluefin Tuna Quotas
GLOBAL - After great progress was made last year when decision makers agreed for the first time on an annual quota based on science, WWF warns that any increase...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Overcoming Smallholder Aquaculture Challenges with Biotechnology
GLOBAL - A new FAO publication calls for greater national and international efforts to bring agricultural biotechnologies to smallholder crop, livestock and fish...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Harmful Algal Blooms Expected to Increase in Freshwater Lakes Around the World
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, new research suggests that climate change and nutrient enrichment are making algal blooms in freshwater lakes and estuaries more...
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