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  • 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

  • Thailand votes against ILO Protocol

    Thailand has become the only government to vote against the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) strengthening of an existing international treaty on forced labour. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna and swordfish are FoS

    Friend of the Sea (FoS) has recertified yellowfin tuna from Ceylon Fresh Seafood (Pvt) Ltd, and has certified swordfish from the same company for the first time. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • UK port investment

    Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) is investing £40million in the town’s harbour, and has announced the awarding of two key contracts for the design and management work. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Video technology to measure groundfish stocks

    The Port of New Bedford has released a plan to revitalise the Northeast's struggling groundfish fishery and its number one recommendation calls for expanded use of video survey technology in groundfish assessments. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New Bedford revitalisation

    America's most valuable commercial fishing port, the Port of New Bedford, has released a plan to revitalise the Northeast's struggling groundfish fishery and to expand the port's overall functionality. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New feed barge contracts

    Norway Royal Salmon ASA group and related company Wilsgård Fiskeoppdrett AS have ordered five AC450 feed barges from AKVA group ASA. 18 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICES releases Arctic advice

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) has released advice for Arctic and Northwestern fish stocks. 17 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • PV3 trawl door redfish fishing trial

    Preliminary sea trials by a Canadian fishing vessel using PV3 trawl doors from France based Morgère has resulted in a positive catch of nearly 40 tonnes of redfish on fishing grounds off Nova Scotia. 17 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • S&TA submits salmon netting complaint

    The Salmon and Trout Association (S&TA) has submitted a formal complaint to Europe over the Scottish Government’s failure to comply with European law to protect Atlantic salmon populations in parts of Scottish rivers. 17 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Spain commits €250k to tackle IUU fishing

    The Spanish Government is committing €250,000 in funding towards the creation of a Global Record of fishing vessels in a bid to help tackle Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. 16 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • FoS certification for Tunisian farm

    Tunisian aquaculture farm L’Aquaculture Tunisienne has received Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification for its sea bass and seabream. 13 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Marine conservation in the British Virgin Islands

    Marine conservation in the British Virgin Isles will be the focus of a two year-long project for the UK Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) which kicked off this week. 12 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture