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  • Scotland launches Aquaculture Innovation Centre

    Scotland has launched its Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) to help create jobs and support the growth, sustainability and profitability of the country’s industry. 25 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Rescuing the ocean from decline

    The health of the global ocean is in decline and a five-year integrated rescue package is what’s needed to bring it back to life, according to a new report by the Global Ocean Commission. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Plastic waste causes $13bn in annual damage to marine ecosystems

    Plastic waste is estimated to cause an estimated $13 billion in financial damage to marine ecosystems, according to two reports issued at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EMS survey now online

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is calling on shrimp farms in Asia and Latin America to fill out a survey designed to collect information on early mortality syndrome (EMS). 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna seiners confirmed Friend of the Sea

    Pevaeche’s six purse seiners have successfully undergone a Friend of the Sea renewal audit. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • London supplier wins Selfridges contract

    Southbank Fresh Fish, one of London’s leading seafood suppliers, has been appointed fresh fish supplier to the world-famous Selfridges & Co store on London’s Oxford Street. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • 'Tummas T' crew happy with Vónin trawl

    Faroese trawl producer Vónin has reported that the crew of ‘Tummas T’ are very happy with their Vónin HEX trawl. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Thailand downgraded in trafficking report

    The 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report has been released, and after four consecutive years on the Tier 2 Watchlist, the US Department of State has downgraded Thailand to Tier 3. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICES releases food web advice

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has released advice to the European Commission on marine food web indicators. 23 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • AquaGen identifies IPN resistance gene

    The gene responsible for Infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) resistance in salmon has been identified by Norwegian biologists at AquaGen. 20 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Long John Silver’s endorses BAP

    The US seafood restaurant chain, Long John Silver’s, is the latest retailer to become a Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market endorser. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Strapping machine for Marine Harvest

    Gordian Strapping has supplied a StraPack RQ-7000MV18 fully automated stainless steel strapping machine to Marine Harvest at its salmon processing plant in Co. Donegal, Ireland. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • President Obama tackles IUU fishing

    US President Barack Obama is enhancing the tools available to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud in the United States. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Canadian Filet-O-Fish MSC certified

    Filet-O-Fish served by McDonald’s Canada are now 100% certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Call for Oceana to retract bycatch report

    The US Regional Fishery Management Council Coordination Committee has recommended that environmental group Oceana retracts its March 2014 report on fisheries bycatch, as it contains errors and was not independently verified. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Leonardo DiCaprio donates to ocean protection

    The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has awarded Oceana a $3 million grant aimed at protecting threatened ocean habitat and marine species, and has donated an additional $7 million to ocean conservation projects over the next two years. 19 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Aquaculture diagnostics in Asia

    International aquaculture health company Fish Vet Group (FVG) has officially opened its state-of-the-art aquaculture diagnostic facility in Bangkok, Thailand. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PNG unveils electronic catch system

    Papua New Guinea’s National Fisheries Authority (NFA) has unveiled a new initiative to implement a state-of-the-art electronic catch documentation system (eCDS) for onboard fisheries observers. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Carrefour rejects Thai prawns

    Following a recent exposé by British newspaper the Guardian, French retailer Carrefour has stopped buying prawns from Thai supplier CP Foods. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Nigerian joint venture

    Nutreco has signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture with Durante, a leading supplier of fish feed in Nigeria and an already existing distribution partner. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • GAA and CAPPMA sign MoU

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance (CAPPMA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), in which they will work collaboratively to advance responsible aquaculture in China and globally through the exchange of information and research. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Illegal driftnet fishing returns to Morocco

    Marine conservation organisation, Oceana, has revealed that illegal driftnet fishing has returned to Tangiers, Morocco, despite it being phased out in 2010. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture