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Editorial: Chile Taking Measures to Beat Health and Environmental Issues

The authorities and the aquaculture industry in Chile are starting to get to grips with the ISA virus and sea lice crisis and the problems that poor management and environmental care has had in recent years.

The implementation of new sanitary requirements are expected to increase costs for the industry, but the industry expects that these measures will only make it more sustainable in the future.

The launch of a new centre - the Aquaculture Industry Centre Aysen - by the Patagonia Ecosystems Research Centre is also expected to help the sustainability of the industry.

The project aims to contribute to regional sustainable development by providing information that will analyse and disseminate the behaviour of the local aquaculture industry, as well as its socioeconomic impact assessment and ecological impact, compliance and sustainability.

The centre will help in health and environmental issues, pollution and waste management.

Meanwhile, in Canada, protestors have been taking to the streets over what they consider to be the threat to wild salmon populations from salmon farms.

Chris Harris



* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 3 new features this week:

Culture-Based Fisheries in Lao PDR [NACA]
Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) reports on community management and revenue sharing practices of culture-based fisheries in Lao. Culture-based fisheries is a practice that utilises small water bodies for the secondary purpose of increasing the food.
Practical Implementation of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries and Aquaculture
The need to apply an ecosystem approach to fisheries management is now globally accepted according to a report from the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) and FAO regional consultative workshop held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Hatchery Guide to Producing European Clawed Lobster
AquaReg an Interreg IIIC project has investigated ways to establish reliable and low cost methods for culturing European clawed lobsters (Homarus gammarus) under controlled conditions to a size suitable for their release into the wild.
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* Global Aquaculture Industry News

   United Kingdom

 » Scotland's Blueprint for Sustainable Fishing
 » Scottish Fisheries Face Challenges
 » Invitation to Meet Shetland Shellfish Farmers

   Chile

 » BIOTEC-E 2009 to Focus on Aquaculture Biotechnology
 » New ISA Regulation Increases Costs by 30 Per Cent
 » AquaChile Invests to Promote Chile's Salmon Health
 » Report: Chile's Salmon Industry Hit Hard By ISA
 » Study to Clarify Presence of PD
 » Aysen Aquaculture Industry Observatory Launched

   United States

 » Louisiana Shrimp to be Supported by New Law?
 » Aquaculture Workshop in Wisconsin
 » Salmon to be Restored to San Joaquin
 » Freshwater Prawn in Ohio Aquaculture VIROCID - The Global Disinfectant
   Denmark

 » New Programme for Danish Fisheries Policy Meeting

   Malaysia

 » Malaysia Introduces New Organic Certification Scheme
 » National Plan Will Double Industry Output
 » Aquaculture Industry can Reach RM20 Billion Revenue
 » Shrimp Project in T’ganu to Create Jobs for Locals
 » Hopes for Shrimp Farm Development

   General

 » Study Sheds Light on European Eel Migration
 » EU, Solomon Islands Make New Fisheries Agreement
 » CGF and DDGS Bode Well as Animal Feed Ingredient

   Norway

 » Nofima to Focus on Capture-Based Aquaculture
 » WWF Concerned over NAFO Agreement

   China

 » Giant Chinese Fish Thought Extinct
 » China a Promising Market for Food Safety Products?
   New Zealand

 » Twenty-Two Per Cent Increase in NZ Hoki Catch

   Panama

 » Yellowfin Tuna Research Advances at Achotines

   Bangladesh

 » BD Shrimp Industry Must Meet Environmental Standards
 » EU to Lift Ban on Shrimp Imports Next Month

   Belgium

 » Nutriad Launched

   Indonesia

 » Indonesia Struggles to Fulfil Shrimp Export Orders

   India

 » Training in Prawn Farming for Fish Farmers
 » Indian Black Tiger Shrimps Promotion
New e-learning course on Sustainable Aquaculture from St Andrews
   Russian Federation

 » Russia Changes Import Conditions

   France

 » France Delivers Environmentally Friendly Aquaculture

   Malta

 » Industry Commemorates Twenty Years of Existence

   Japan

 » Hormone Disrupter Scare Halts Fish Shipments

   Canada

 » Protest over Threat to Wild Salmon

   Australia

 » Fight to Save Shrimp Habitat
 » Concern for Wide Bay Fish Habitats

   Ireland

 » Common Fisheries Policy Review Workshop Schering Plough Aquaculture.

That's all for this week!

Ed.

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