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88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide; UF reports 2017 as “average year”; One attack in England…

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“TRANSPARENCY is coming to the fore”: Expanding sustainable [sea]food market bringing fraud risks; Organic & eco-labelled foods at high risk

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‘EXTREME volatility…’: A return to production growth in 2017 but global salmon shortage here to stay” – FAO

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‘ALGAPRIME DHA’: “Lerøy is now entering a new area of sustainability”: Focus on salmon fed with microalgae; Lerøy, BioMar, TerraVia & Bunge cooperation

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SUSTAINABLE food 2017 trends: Organics, ecolabels, sourcing, sustainability metrics, authenticity & traceability, waste, packaging…

Continue reading SUSTAINABLE food 2017 trends: Organics, ecolabels, sourcing, sustainability metrics, authenticity & traceability, waste, packaging…

‘SKYROCKETING’ aquaculture production drives Egypt’s fisheries sector; 181% increase in soybean import projected by 2020/21

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NEW sugarcane feedstock-based omega-3-rich whole algae ingredient “alternative to fish oil, addresses declining Omega-3 content in farmed salmon”

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GLOBAL Seafood Ratings Alliance (GSRA) established by Seafood Watch & 11 other organisations to improve & influence seafood ratings orgs worldwide

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TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”

Continue reading TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”

INDEFINITE renewal of the Amazon Soy Moratorium; Effective in reducing deforestation in the Amazon as a consequence of soybean

Continue reading INDEFINITE renewal of the Amazon Soy Moratorium; Effective in reducing deforestation in the Amazon as a consequence of soybean

JUST in time for the 2016 Rio Olympics… ASC welcomes Netuno Internacional as the first farm in Brazil to gain ASC certification

Continue reading JUST in time for the 2016 Rio Olympics… ASC welcomes Netuno Internacional as the first farm in Brazil to gain ASC certification

BIOMAR launches fish feed containing marine fatty acids from microalgae; Collaboration with TerraVia and Bunge

Continue reading BIOMAR launches fish feed containing marine fatty acids from microalgae; Collaboration with TerraVia and Bunge

“INCREASING number of sustainability schemes raises questions about long-term developments”; ‘Counter trend’ emerging

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NOVEL Species & escapes: Scientists in Panama call for alert as cobia — “a potentially invasive fish” — spreads

Continue reading NOVEL Species & escapes: Scientists in Panama call for alert as cobia — “a potentially invasive fish” — spreads

BRAZIL signs MoU with FAO to increase cooperation on fisheries and, particularly, aquaculture; Forthcoming Brazil-Norway-Australia workshop

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ASC-salmon is n°1 in terms of products (38%) & n°2 in terms of production (125,896t; n°1 is Pangasius: 209,185t ASC-certified) – ASC Update

Continue reading ASC-salmon is n°1 in terms of products (38%) & n°2 in terms of production (125,896t; n°1 is Pangasius: 209,185t ASC-certified) – ASC Update

USING spruce trees to reduced Norwegian salmon farming’s dependence on Brazilian soy products… Marine Harvest & other industries investigate

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“ASC was an obvious choice for us” – Rio 2016 Organising Committee Sustainability Manager Julie Duffus

Continue reading “ASC was an obvious choice for us” – Rio 2016 Organising Committee Sustainability Manager Julie Duffus

‘IMPENDING conservation setbacks for Brazil’s aquatic animals’; Scientists urge immediate fisheries management collaboration between public & private sectors

Continue reading ‘IMPENDING conservation setbacks for Brazil’s aquatic animals’; Scientists urge immediate fisheries management collaboration between public & private sectors