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  • Marine farming and artificial islands

    Last January I went to a conference, which took place at the University of Haifa, Israel. It was dedicated to examining the option of artificial islands (‘artlands’) in an Israeli context. 05 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Implementing the CFP

    Adrian Tatum reports on the implementation of the CFP, over a year on from its conception. 05 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Exclusive: Q&A with Karmenu Vella

    In an exclusive interview with Jason Holland for World Fishing & Aquaculture, Karmenu Vella, the new EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs & Fisheries, discusses enforcement of the Common Fisheries Policy, the benefits of boosting EU aquaculture and much more. 04 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Climate, pollution and overfishing

    It seems that at least every five years I have to return to the dispute of overfishing versus other factors responsible for depleted fish populations. I wrote about it on this page in 2002, 2007 and 2012. Now, with a feeling of déjà vu, I'm back at it. 15 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Positive signs in campaign to reduce ocean litter

    Good progress is being made in reducing the amount of ocean litter caused by the marine industry, including the commercial fishing industry, writes Bryan Gibson. 14 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Lessons learned in the fight against EMS

    The widespread shrimp disease continues to be a multi-billion dollar problem, but there is reason for rising optimism, writes Jason Holland. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Ebola and fish market – curse, blessing or both?

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at how the Ebola scare is affecting West African fisheries. 27 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The jumping mullets

    Grey mullets are funny fish. When fenced off - they'll just jump over the net corkline and laugh at you from the outside. They may also jump back and forth - just for fun. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Producing krill oil at sea improves quality and saves costs

    Andrew Martin looks into the benefits of producing krill oil at sea. 21 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Selective science

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at the issue of selectivity in fisheries. 30 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Filling the void

    From next summer, a comprehensive overhaul to Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme will extend beyond the quayside with the inclusion of chain of custody for both traceability and quality, writes Jason Holland. 02 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Innovation the driving force of sustainable fisheries

    Iceland’s Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, speaks to WF&A about the Icelandic fishing industry. 02 Sep 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Technology in waiting

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at various technologies awaiting commercial implementation. 31 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Slavery in fishing

    The Thailand prawn farming industry has recently received much negative publicity due to its alleged involvement in fishing slavery, reports Bryan Gibson. 05 Aug 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • To kill the Golden Goose

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at whether trawling really is the worst villain of the sea. 23 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The pressure increases onboard

    As the demand for fresher fish increases the race to get it to shore in the best possible condition, onboard processing is becoming an even more important factor in the process, as Adrian Tatum reports. 10 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • The undue quarrel

    Environmentalists and fishermen rarely agree on anything – despite that, for logical reasons, they should stand shoulder-to-shoulder in a common cause for maintaining ‘sustainable’ utilisation of fishery resources. 03 Jul 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Controversial krill

    Bryan Gibson reports on the topic of krill fishing and asks if krill can be sustainably fished…or if stocks should just be left alone. 09 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Leviathan: Death and survival

    Menakhem Ben-Yami reviews a new book on the history of whaling. 04 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Presentation is key to packaging

    There have been recent comments about the branding of fresh farmed salmon in order to make it stand out as a premium product and therefore attract customers. 08 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Can politics win over reality?

    As the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) becomes law, Adrian Tatum considers the key changes and looks at what else needs to be done. 08 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Is the World Bank among the prophets?

    A new 80-page World Bank report entitled 'FISH TO 2030: Prospects for Fisheries and Aquaculture' - available for free online on the World Bank and FAO websites - represents a global view of fish supply and demand generated by an improved International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT). 08 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture