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‘Ground-breaking’ Baltic plan adopted
The European Parliament has voted to establish a multi-annual plan for the stocks of cod, herring and sprat in the Baltic Sea and the fisheries exploiting those stocks. 29 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Increase in bacteria threatens fish in the Baltic
An increase in bacteria as a result of climate change is reducing the number of fish, according to environmental experts. 29 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
North-East Atlantic protection and conservation
Marine Policy makers from around Europe gathered in Tenerife last week for the annual meeting of the OSPAR Commission for the protection of the marine environment of the North-East Atlantic. 29 Jun 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
ISSF releases annual report
The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its 2015 annual report outlining tuna sustainability progress and achievements and arguing for continuous improvement of global tuna fisheries through collaboration and advocacy. 28 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Plymouth Fisheries hosts French students
This month a group of French students were given the opportunity to tour Plymouth Fisheries in the UK, during a visit to Britain’s Ocean City. 27 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Business as usual for UK fishing industry
The UK is still a member of the European Union and will remain so for at least the next two years, so no immediate changes will be made, a Government spokesperson has told WF&A. 27 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Western Australian fisheries push for MSC certification
Three Western Australian fisheries are set to undertake Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) full assessment. 27 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Brexit: Governments and industry need to work together
Governments in Edinburgh and London are being urged to work with Scotland’s two biggest fishing associations to secure better fishing opportunities and more sensible rules following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. 27 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
SFF will do everything it can for the industry during Brexit negotiations
Bertie Armstrong, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, has released a statement on the UK’s decision to leave the EU, and says that the SFF will do everything it can to ensure the best deal for fishing. 27 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Brexit marks a “seismic change” for the fishing industry
Following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union last week, National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) chief executive Barrie Deas has issued a statement to reassure the industry that the organisation will continue to fight for UK fishermen. 27 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Marine scientist appointment will boost fish stock conservation
The Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association (SPFA) has appointed a chief scientific officer to spearhead marine research to boost understanding of key pelagic fish stocks and improve their management. 27 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
World’s first MSC certified recreation and commercial fishery
Recfishwest and the Mandurah Licensed Fisherman’s Association (MLFA) have united to become the world’s first MSC certified combined recreational and commercial fishery. 24 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Changes to Young’s leadership structure
Young’s Seafood Limited has made some changes to its leadership structures to further its key strategic priorities of growing sales and driving innovation and efficiency across its supply chain, through Virtual Integration. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Canada makes progress in aquaculture development
The Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (CCFAM) met this week to discuss a broad range of common priorities including marine conservation, a process to review the Fisheries Act, market access for Canadian fish and seafood, responsible aquaculture development and aquatic invasive species. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aquaculture project launched in Zanzibar
A US$3.2m three-year aquaculture project has been launched in Zanzibar. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Innovation Award finalists announced
The three finalists for this year’s Nor-Fishing Foundation Innovation Award have been selected by a panel of judges. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Climate change to blame for thinner mussel shells, says study
Increased acidity in our oceans as a result of burning fossil fuels is the cause of a thinning of the California mussel shell, according to a new study by UChicago biologists. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sea lice resistance breakthrough
Benchmark Animal Health has published the latest findings from its research into breaking sea lice resistance, which is now supported by experience from the company’s partners in the field. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First restaurant chain obtains Friend of the Sea certification
Japanese-Brazilian restaurant chain Temakinho has become the first to obtain Friend of the Sea certification for sustainable restaurant chains and can now display the official seal of approval in its restaurants located in Italy and Spain. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture