Comment – Page 7

  • Mackerel shoal close to shore in Iceland
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    Innovation the driving force of sustainable fisheries

    2014-09-02T14:19:00Z

    Iceland’s Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, speaks to WF&A about the Icelandic fishing industry.

  • Hawaii Oceanic Technology Inc. has recently announced that it intends to deploy a huge automated spherical fish cage, the Oceansphere™. Credit: Hawaii Oceanic Technology Inc
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    Technology in waiting

    2014-08-31T21:09:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at various technologies awaiting commercial implementation.

  • Thailand is considered a major source and transit area for slavery. Credit: www.rubins.org/GFDL
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    Slavery in fishing

    2014-08-05T09:22:00Z

    The Thailand prawn farming industry has recently received much negative publicity due to its alleged involvement in fishing slavery, reports Bryan Gibson.

  • Trawling is blamed for being the worst villain to harm the ocean floor. Credit: John Wallace, NOAA/NMFS/NWFSC/FRAMD
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    To kill the Golden Goose

    2014-07-23T13:58:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at whether trawling really is the worst villain of the sea.

  • The first of HB Grandi’s two new pelagic vessels. Credit:HB Grandi/Thórarinn Sigurbjörnsson
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    The pressure increases onboard

    2014-07-10T12:02:00Z

    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.

  • Small-scale fisheries generally make broader direct and indirect contributions to food security, says HLPE. Credit: Biswarup Ganguly/CC-BY-SA-3.0
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    The undue quarrel

    2014-07-03T14:00:00Z

    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.

  • Krill oil supplements are widely available in stores
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    Controversial krill

    2014-06-09T18:06:00Z

    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.

  • INS "Drom Africa", 1948
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    Leviathan: Death and survival

    2014-06-04T17:22:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami reviews a new book on the history of whaling.

  • Branding fresh farmed salmon is nothing new. Credit: SSPO
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    Presentation is key to packaging

    2014-05-08T12:55:00Z

    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.

  • Some progress has already been made under the new CFP. Credit: Feliciano Guimarães/CC BY 2.0
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    Can politics win over reality?

    2014-05-08T12:17:00Z

    As the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) becomes law, Adrian Tatum considers the key changes and looks at what else needs to be done.

  • The World Bank report represents a global view of fish supply and demand
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    Is the World Bank among the prophets?

    2014-05-08T10:50:00Z

    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 ...

  • Sorting pelagic fish at a factory
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    Europe’s mackerel war wanes

    2014-04-06T16:08:00Z

    The new three-party agreement on mackerel share allocations puts the north-east Atlantic pelagic industry on a much more sustainable footing, writes Jason Holland.

  • One of the proposed amendments to the Magnuson Act is to replace the term ‘overfished’ with ‘depleted’. Credit: Jsome1/CC-BY-2.0
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    New name, new game?

    2014-04-03T14:08:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at the recent shift in fisheries management science.

  • Returning from a sardine fishing expedition. Credit: FAO
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    Speaking up for small-scale fisheries

    2014-04-02T16:25:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami fights the case for small-scale fisheries throughout the world.

  • Thousands of fishermen were affected by Yolanda. Credit: OCHA/Gemma Cortes
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    The Philippine disaster and local relief action

    2014-03-13T17:26:00Z

    Small-scale fisheries (SSF) are not only a great provider of employment, and either the only or most important income source in poor coastal communities, but there is something in the fishing itself that makes it the preferred way of life for the fishing people.

  • This month sees the start of the seafood processing exhibition season
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    Seafood processing exhibition season gets underway

    2014-03-11T17:43:00Z

    This month sees the start of the all-species seafood processing exhibition season with Seafood Processing North America opening its doors in Boston on the east coast of the USA from 16-18 March.

  • In depth NOAA fisheries science and management programme has led to the recovery of some major fisheries in the US. Picture courtesy of NOAA
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    Why monitoring makes sense

    2014-03-03T11:20:00Z

    How has the combination of sound fisheries science and management programmes led to the recovery of some fisheries? Adrian Tatum reports.

  • The number of fishing vessels in the Danish fleet has halved over the last 10 years © Danish Fishermen’s Association
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    Prices, data and the CFP

    2014-01-23T14:59:00Z

    Niels Wichmann, managing director of the Danish Fishermen’s Association and the Danish Fishermen’s Producer Organisation (DFPO), talks to Carly Wills about the Danish fishing industry.

  • Bjørn Myrseth received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2013 conference in Paris last year
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    Freshwater fish will become more important in aquaculture

    2014-01-13T11:57:00Z

    World Fishing & Aquaculture interviews Norwegian modern fish farming pioneer, Bjørn Myrseth to discover what he believes the future holds for the fast growing industry.

  • Open Blue cobia farming
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    Cobia at a crossroads

    2014-01-13T11:02:00Z

    Andrew Martin reports on the future potential for farmed cobia.