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Minimal safety training increases risk to fishermen
UK authority Seafish has expressed grave concerns that not enough fully trained new blood is entering an industry with a fatality at work record 30 times greater than any other UK occupation, reports Bryan Gibson. 13 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Make hay while the sun shines
Fishing has emerged from a tough decade into a relatively bright landscape, and in many parts of the world, fish stocks are stronger than they have ever been. 13 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Into fifth gear
Research into more effective and sustainable fishing gear is on the increase. Adrian Tatum explores some of the reasons why. 03 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Brexit: A game changing vote for fishing
With the UK electorate voting to exit the European Union, Jason Holland asks where that leaves the country’s fishing industry and the broader seafood supply chain. 29 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Discarding the past
Adrian Tatum discovers how some European fishing nations are adjusting to the second phase of the EU discard ban, which came into force on 1 January. 14 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sri Lanka fisheries ready for return
With its ban on fisheries exports to the EU market lifted, the country anticipates it will start to reinstate crucial trade links from next month, writes Jason Holland. 16 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Europe slowly opens up to the CFP
European nations are slowly coming to terms with implementing new rules and legislation under the latest Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), as Adrian Tatum reports. 12 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Collaboration is the key in the fight against illegal fishing
Adrian Tatum examines the state of illegal fishing around the world and looks at some of the efforts being made to eliminate it. 10 Mar 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Getting to the bottom of the ‘mislabelling’ issue
Bob Milne looks at the recent – and conflicting - seafood mislabelling studies. 11 Feb 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Challenges in the South Eastern Mediterranean
A multidisciplinary scientific conference dealing with the dynamics of the Levant Basin, attended by international and Israeli experts, took place in November at the foot of Mt. Carmel, Israel. Menakhem Ben-Yami reports. 08 Jan 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
A year of stability in the UK, but for how long?
The UK’s leading seafood authority, Seafish, has released a report on the state of the UK fishing fleet, but there are many challenges ahead, as Adrian Tatum finds out. 11 Nov 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sea lice solution
Bryan Gibson looks at a possible solution to the issue of sea lice infestation. 15 Oct 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Lessons learned from Thailand
Ethics and social responsibility in the seafood supply chain dominated discussions at the World Seafood Congress 2015. Jason Holland reports. 17 Sep 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Promoting sustainable blue growth for future generations
In an exclusive article for World Fishing & Aquaculture, European Commissioner, Karmenu Vella and Norwegian Fisheries Minister, Elisabeth Aspaker, discuss the importance of blue growth and ocean governance. Mr Vella is meeting with Ms Aspaker in Norway today to further strengthen the strategic fisheries relations between EU and Norway. 17 Sep 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Pacific Islands encouraged to increase use of FADs
Pacific Island countries are being encouraged to increase the use of fish aggregating devices (FADs) to improve the supply of fish in the region, reports David Hayes. 13 Aug 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
China set to make the most of krill
Andrew Martin reports on China’s presence in the krill fishery and its plans for development. 07 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Clever seals outsmarting fishermen
Bryan Gibson looks at the problems that seals can cause for fishermen and fish farmers. 09 Jun 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
A more efficient and effective future
Adrian Tatum reports in the importance of efficient and effective fishing. 07 May 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
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