While the COVID-19 pandemic has monopolised seafood industry action plans in recent times, the climate emergency remains a colossal concern, writes Jason Holland
Climate change is driving tuna further to the east, threatening the economic security of several small island nations.
The fair will be held in the largest hall in Tórshavn, and indeed the Faroes, enabling all exhibitors to be under the same 5,000m2 roof. According to the organisers, the new venue offers much better conditions, as the event is now held in halls instead of tents.
Markets have upped their herring and mackerel consumption during the coronavirus crisis, reports Jason Holland. But does the revival have staying power?
For centuries, humans have been translocating species beyond their historical, native ranges, either intentionally or unintentionally. Over time, these non-native species movements have intensified with globalisation and the increase in the volume of trade – humans and their goods are moving more freely from place to place than ever before.
COVID and Brexit created a perfect storm, but options are emerging for the sector, writes Jason Holland
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