Category Archives: Alaska

NFI Statement on announcement of Tariffs on Chinese Seafood in current trade dispute: ‘Please, demonstrate real leadership’

Continue reading NFI Statement on announcement of Tariffs on Chinese Seafood in current trade dispute: ‘Please, demonstrate real leadership’

FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

Continue reading FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

75 Octopus Sector Report; Only small fraction of global octopus fisheries can be classified as sustainable, FIPs have important role to play – SFP

Continue reading 75 Octopus Sector Report; Only small fraction of global octopus fisheries can be classified as sustainable, FIPs have important role to play – SFP

TRIDENT Seafoods sourcing farmed salmon from Chile for sale in the USA

Continue reading TRIDENT Seafoods sourcing farmed salmon from Chile for sale in the USA

28 aquaculture hatcheries are instrumental in Alaska’s salmon fisheries enhancement programme; ADF&G 2016 report figures

Continue reading 28 aquaculture hatcheries are instrumental in Alaska’s salmon fisheries enhancement programme; ADF&G 2016 report figures

COOKE VP Communications Nell Halse to retire at end of 2017, replacement appointed: Joel Richardson

Continue reading COOKE VP Communications Nell Halse to retire at end of 2017, replacement appointed: Joel Richardson

PROVIDING greater transparency in seafood via retailers: Walmart US joins Ocean Disclosure Project

Continue reading PROVIDING greater transparency in seafood via retailers: Walmart US joins Ocean Disclosure Project

‘NON transparent…’ U.S. NOAA calls for “erroneous” WFF-funded paper “to be retracted from Marine Policy”: “Distorting information & disparaging U.S. fisheries…”

Continue reading ‘NON transparent…’ U.S. NOAA calls for “erroneous” WFF-funded paper “to be retracted from Marine Policy”: “Distorting information & disparaging U.S. fisheries…”

OF Seafood & Nuclear weapons: Let’s not go to war over seafood, Please… Latest AP investigation highlights ethical issues in global supply chain #SeafoodEthics

Continue reading OF Seafood & Nuclear weapons: Let’s not go to war over seafood, Please… Latest AP investigation highlights ethical issues in global supply chain #SeafoodEthics

ALASKA’s salmon industry “reluctantly embracing” global competition with farmed salmon: “I hate to say this, I think it’s helped us”…

Continue reading ALASKA’s salmon industry “reluctantly embracing” global competition with farmed salmon: “I hate to say this, I think it’s helped us”…

MISMATCH in Seafood Watch’s ‘Salmon’ recommendations: No mention/highlight of ASC-certified salmon being ‘at least’ equivalent to ‘good alternative’ in Overview

Continue reading MISMATCH in Seafood Watch’s ‘Salmon’ recommendations: No mention/highlight of ASC-certified salmon being ‘at least’ equivalent to ‘good alternative’ in Overview

Transparency & community engagement is essential to understand & mitigate concerns & for #salmon farming to obtain social licence to operate…

Continue reading Transparency & community engagement is essential to understand & mitigate concerns & for #salmon farming to obtain social licence to operate…

COOKE WA salmon escape: “Cooke Salmon Pen Collapse Sparks Wave of Protest”… No Cooke website communication since August 21 statement…

Continue reading COOKE WA salmon escape: “Cooke Salmon Pen Collapse Sparks Wave of Protest”… No Cooke website communication since August 21 statement…

COOKE escape: “Atlantic salmon could potentially compete with native salmon” – Alaska Department of Fish and Game urges fishers to report catches

Continue reading COOKE escape: “Atlantic salmon could potentially compete with native salmon” – Alaska Department of Fish and Game urges fishers to report catches

CLEVER whales learnt of Alaska salmon hatcheries’/aquaculture ops’ release habits; “may prove harmful” to local salmon industry [or is it the other way around?]

Continue reading CLEVER whales learnt of Alaska salmon hatcheries’/aquaculture ops’ release habits; “may prove harmful” to local salmon industry [or is it the other way around?]

‘CHINA could buy more Alaska wild salmon’ – Sea Grant report; (De)Marketing against farmed salmon: “superior taste” & “sustainable nature” of Alaska wild salmon

Continue reading ‘CHINA could buy more Alaska wild salmon’ – Sea Grant report; (De)Marketing against farmed salmon: “superior taste” & “sustainable nature” of Alaska wild salmon

MSC = “Kiss of Death” for US West Coast groundfish?! “…impediment to desperate reforms needed to keep a healthy and sustainable fishery economically viable…”

Continue reading MSC = “Kiss of Death” for US West Coast groundfish?! “…impediment to desperate reforms needed to keep a healthy and sustainable fishery economically viable…”

CLIMATE change: “European action can help ease pressure on threatened Arctic environment” –  EEA Report

Continue reading CLIMATE change: “European action can help ease pressure on threatened Arctic environment” –  EEA Report

‘ESSENTIALLY no relationship between how many forage fish there are in the ocean and how well predators do’ – Hilborn et al. respond to Lenfest et al.’s criticisms

Continue reading ‘ESSENTIALLY no relationship between how many forage fish there are in the ocean and how well predators do’ – Hilborn et al. respond to Lenfest et al.’s criticisms

ORGANISATION launches to share successful fisheries management across globe; “common perception that fish stocks everywhere are in decline are wrong” – Hilborn

Continue reading ORGANISATION launches to share successful fisheries management across globe; “common perception that fish stocks everywhere are in decline are wrong” – Hilborn