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Monday, November 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada AquaBounty GM Salmon Eggs Cleared for Production in Canada
CANADA - Environment Canada, the agency of the Government of Canada with responsibility for regulating environmental policies and issues, has decided that Genetically...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: More Alaskans Taking to the Fishing Life
US - More Alaskans are taking to the fishing life, as indicated by upward ticks in harvesting jobs for three years running....
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...
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Could Green VAT Encourage Sustainable Consumption and Production?
ANALYSIS - Taxes and a new system of value added tax (VAT) could be used to stimulate sustainable agriculture, food production and consumption, writes Chris Harris....
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...
Monday, November 18, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: US Fisheries Report Released
US - Americans remained true to their seafood favorites last year with shrimp, canned tuna and salmon topped the list of the 10 most popular seafoods. ...
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 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....
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 Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Leaves Thousands Dead and Farming Operations Destroyed in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - A super typhoon has wreaked havoc across many southern and central regions of the Philippines leaving around 12,000 people dead and thousands without...
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,...
Monday, November 11, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Substantial Discarding Seen in Hook and Line Fleet
US - Keeping tabs on how many and what kinds of fish are coming over the rails is a key tool in Alaska’s highly successful fishery management programs. For nearly...
Friday, November 08, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Spain Aquaculture 2013: Seasonal Forecasting Brings Benefits to Australian Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Seasonal forecasting has been used in agriculture for decades and now Australian fish farmers are also able to have more sustainable long term planning...
Global Fish Farming News from Korea, South Korea to Investigate $14 million Illegal Fish Consignment During Landmark Event in Brussels
SOUTH KOREA - On Tuesday evening (5 November) a representative of the Korean Government announced their commitment to investigate a Dutch-flagged cargo vessel, Holland...
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Spain Aquaculture 2013: Controlling Reproduction and Inducing Sterility in Farmed Fish
ANALYSIS - Controlling the reproduction of farmed fish has come a long way in the past 40 years and it is essential for the growth of a sustainable industry, stated...
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....
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Spain Aquaculture 2013: Aquaculture's Role in Sustainable Food Production
ANALYSIS - The Elsevier organised conference, 'Aquaculture 2013: To the Next 40 Years of Sustainable Global Aquaculture', opened its doors yesterday in Gran Canaria,...
Monday, November 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Dutch Harbor Ranked as Top Fishing Port
US - For the 16th year in a row, Dutch Harbor ranked as the nation’s top fishing port with 752 million pounds crossing those docks last year, valued at $214 million....
Friday, November 01, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Response Missing a Year After Sockeye Salmon Inquiry Report
CANADA - It has been a year since Justice Bruce Cohen released the Final Report of the $26 million inquiry into the decline of sockeye salmon in the Fraser River....
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from China Salmon and Cod Aquaculture Complex to be Built in China
CHINA - On the 21 October 2013, Norwegian companies Futurama and AquaOptima signed an agreement with Lim Shrimp Organization to create 'Aquapolis', the world's first...
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...
Global Fish Farming News from Finland Sustainable Use of Baltic Sea Fish for Local Aquaculture Investigated
FINLAND - Fish in the Baltic Sea could be used to feed farm raised fish in the area. This would enable the recycling of marine nutrients and eliminate the need for...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Brazil Needs to Reduce Transport Costs to be Competitive
ANALYSIS - South American soybean production is becoming one of the major factors on the global oilseeds market, but poor infrastructure is hampering efficiency...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from European Union European Parliament Votes Against Fishing Fleet Renewal
ANALYSIS - The European parliament has voted against the reintroduction of subsidies for the building new fishing boats during discussions on the European Maritime...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Microalgae Studied for Fish Feed Potential
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, researchers from Uni Research are now looking into the potential of microalgae as fish feed, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Global Fish Farming News from China How Can China Meet Growing Demand for Meat?
CHINA - China’s meat consumption is expected to rise by 35 per cent by 2020 while rice and flour consumption will fall by five per cent each, writes Chris Harris. ...
Monday, October 21, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: US Shutdown Cost Crab Fishermen Thousands
US - The Bering Sea crab fleet was ready to head to the fishing grounds over the weekend after the government shutdown and unissued licenses stalled the Oct. 15...
Friday, October 18, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global GOAL Conference 2013: Aquaculture Growth in North Africa
ANALYSIS - Speaking about North Africa's place in aquaculture, Izzat Fedi, former head of the Fish Utilisation and Marketing Service of the FAO, stated that although...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global GOAL Conference 2013: Expanding Aquaculture in the Middle East
ANALYSIS - Many people were very skeptical about aquaculture in the the Arabian Peninsular but they have been proved wrong. With a suitable environment and a strategic...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global World Food Day Shows Importance of Food Diversity
GLOBAL – Diversity of food and food production methods is the answer to the undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies affecting the world’s populations,...
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