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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Scottish and French Pelagic Fleets Join Blue Whiting Assessment
SCOTLAND and FRANCE - Two new pelagic fishing groups have joined the multinational MSC assessment for North Atlantic blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou)....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union EC Warns Four More Countries in Fight Against Illegal Fishing
EU - As part of the continued fight against illegal fishing worldwide, the European Commission has warned, with a 'yellow card', the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint...
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Shifts in Mediterranean Aquaculture Increasing Pressure on Wild Fish Stocks
MEDITERRANEAN - Fish farming in the Mediterranean has increasingly shifted from producing fish such as grey mullet, which are herbivores near the bottom of the food...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Funding in Marine Sector Can Help Revive EU Economy
EU - Local and regional authorities have backed EU plans to improve knowledge and support innovation of Europe’s €500 billion maritime and marine sector as part...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Conference to Boost Sustainable Aquaculture in the Mediterranean
EU - The Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) of the Food and Agriculture...
Friday, December 05, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Key Fish Quotas Increased at EU/Norway Fishery Talks
EU - Fish negotiations between the EU and Norway ended in Clonakilty, Ireland, with good news for the Scottish and Irish fishing industries after cod and haddock...
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Fisheries Committee Votes to Weaken Discard Ban
EU - The European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee has voted to weaken parts of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) during a meeting on 3 December which was to vote...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union New Study Examines Feasibility of Renewable Energy from Aquaculture Waste
EU - A new EU funded project is examining the feasibility of producing renewable energy from aquaculture and agriculture waste. ...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Major Event to Explore Collaboration for a Sustainable Fisheries Future
EU - GAP2, an international European Commission-funded research project, is to host a three-day major event, exploring the successes and challenges of collaborative...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union FRoSTA Fish Products Certified MSC Sustainable
EUROPE - All fish from FRoSTA in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania will now come from sustainable and well-managed fisheries....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Silver Nanoparticles Could Pose Risk to Aquatic Ecosystems
EU - Silver nanoparticles are toxic to common bacteria at concentrations found in many aquatic environments across the globe, new research has found. Bacteria often...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union EU and Senegal Sign Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement
EU - Following an eight year hiatus the EU and Senegal have signed a new five-year Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement....
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Seafish Offers Guidance on New Fish Labelling Requirements
EU - From 13 December 2014, the EU will implement new rules on information which must be included on the labelling of unprocessed fish products....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Responsible Use of Antibiotics is Crucial
EU - On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Copa-Cogeca highlighted the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance warning it is a serious concern in the EU...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Population Recovery at Threat as Quotas Increased
EU - As the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic's Tuna (ICCAT) 19th meeting drew to a close this week in Genoa, Italy, there is concern that...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Bad Outcome for Sharks, Swordfish at ICCAT Meeting
EU - The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting has concluded today in Genoa, Italy, but with no agreed management for sharks...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Alarming Rise of Antibiotic Resistance in Europe
EU - Antibiotic resistance has increased in the past years to the point that now constitutes a serious risk to public health....
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Oceana Urges ICCAT to Take Action on Illegal Fishing
EU - Oceana has called upon the 49 Contracting Parties to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) to examine and take action...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Member States to Overrule EU on Location of GMO Crops
EU - Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Call to Close Legal Loopholes that Allow Illegal Shark Finning
EU - Cepesca and Oceana have called upon the 49 Contracting Parties to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) to close legal...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Turkish Trout Producers Prevented From Selling Cheaply to EU
EU - British Trout Farmers are celebrating a ruling by the EU commission, which prevents Turkish trout farmers’ export of their product to other EU countries at...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Over Half Deep-Sea Catch Limits Set Above Scientific Advice
EU - The EU Council of Fisheries Ministers has reached an agreement on fishing opportunities for deep-sea species for 2015 and 2016. Although catches will be reduced...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Should Member States Overrule EU on GMO Decisions?
EU - Should member states be able to overrule the EU when considering the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in their territory?...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Oyster Imports Bringing New Disease and Invasive Species
EU - The future of oyster farming in Europe is threatened by disease. A recent study highlights the risk of importing oysters to improve or replace lost stock, as...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Ministers Urged to Change Worrying Deep-Sea Fisheries Picture
EU - On November 10, the Council of Fisheries Ministers of the European Union will meet in Brussels to decide catch limits for North-East Atlantic deep-sea fisheries...
Friday, November 07, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union ISSF Advocates Use of Vessel Monitoring Systems
EUROPE - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its position statement in advance of the 19th Special Meeting of the International...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union EU Urged to Protect Recovery of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
EU - The Pew Charitable Trusts is in Brussels today (6 November) calling on the EU to protect the recovery of Atlantic bluefin tuna. With 59 per cent of the eastern...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Polluted Water Causing Female Fish to Swap Sex
Hypoxia – low levels of dissolved oxygen – can cause genetically female fish to develop into males, new research has found. Hypoxia in aquatic environments...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Herring Organs Damaged by Ocean Acidification
EU - Ocean acidification could damage the organs of Atlantic herring, as well as slow their growth and development, recent experiments show. It adds to the list...
 
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