Category Archives: Climate Change

“ASIAN food industry is facing a sustainability crisis” – Sustainable Foods Summit: Key Outcomes & GHGe & LCA figures

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CLIMATE Change: Fish moving faster than regs… UBC researchers say “out-of-date regulatory system hasn’t kept up with the realities of global warming”

Continue reading CLIMATE Change: Fish moving faster than regs… UBC researchers say “out-of-date regulatory system hasn’t kept up with the realities of global warming”

WALLEYE fish populations in decline in Wisconsin, upper Midwest & Canada: “This is a clear warning sign that something is not right”

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CLIMATE Change: Tasmanian study progresses understanding of how Atlantic salmon respond to ocean temperatures in “upper limits of thermal tolerance”

Continue reading CLIMATE Change: Tasmanian study progresses understanding of how Atlantic salmon respond to ocean temperatures in “upper limits of thermal tolerance”

ABALONE epidemic study on U.S. West Coast illustrates “how climate change could impact already vulnerable species”

Continue reading ABALONE epidemic study on U.S. West Coast illustrates “how climate change could impact already vulnerable species”

BUSINESS Action Platform for Oceans announced at Cermaq HQ; Focus on SDG14 Life Below Water

Continue reading BUSINESS Action Platform for Oceans announced at Cermaq HQ; Focus on SDG14 Life Below Water

ETHICS: MEPs will vote today on whether or not to ban “innovative” electric ‘pulse fishing’; “Reduces fuel consumption by 46%” says industry…

Continue reading ETHICS: MEPs will vote today on whether or not to ban “innovative” electric ‘pulse fishing’; “Reduces fuel consumption by 46%” says industry…

IRISH & Welsh scientists team up to investigate the potential impact of climate change on aquaculture in the Irish Sea – Bluefish project

Continue reading IRISH & Welsh scientists team up to investigate the potential impact of climate change on aquaculture in the Irish Sea – Bluefish project

UK AQUACULTURE:  Workshop towards collaborative research & collaboration on “Aquaculture & natural capital“, climate change impacts etc…

Continue reading UK AQUACULTURE:  Workshop towards collaborative research & collaboration on “Aquaculture & natural capital“, climate change impacts etc…

“PACIFIC Island countries could lose 50-80% of fish in local waters under climate change” – Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program study

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ACIDIFICATION: Future climate change “may not adversely affect seafood quality”; Oysters should not lose their sensory qualities – University of Plymouth research

Continue reading ACIDIFICATION: Future climate change “may not adversely affect seafood quality”; Oysters should not lose their sensory qualities – University of Plymouth research

NEW ANALYSIS re. Atl. Salmon, seabream & cobia: ‘Climate change, population growth may lead to open ocean aquaculture” – OSU

  • “A key unresolved question is how large the industry and individual farms can become before they begin to negatively impact surrounding ecosystems”
  • “Offshore aquaculture will continue to be a small segment of the industry in the near-term, but there is only so much you can do on land and there are not enough wild fish to feed the world’s population. Assessing the potential is the first step toward reducing some of the uncertainties for the future.”

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SHIPPING pollution: “Despite multiple claims, the industry’s attitude to the environment remains poor” – NABU 2017 Cruise Ship Rankings: “Still Dirty”

Continue reading SHIPPING pollution: “Despite multiple claims, the industry’s attitude to the environment remains poor” – NABU 2017 Cruise Ship Rankings: “Still Dirty”

FUZZY logic: ‘Certain marine species will fare much worse than others as they become more vulnerable to the effects of climate change’ –  UBC study

Continue reading FUZZY logic: ‘Certain marine species will fare much worse than others as they become more vulnerable to the effects of climate change’ –  UBC study

AQUAPONICS: World’s largest (720 acres) facility opens: 2 million lbs of fish & vegetables p.a. & first indoor RAS Atl. salmon farm in USA

Continue reading AQUAPONICS: World’s largest (720 acres) facility opens: 2 million lbs of fish & vegetables p.a. & first indoor RAS Atl. salmon farm in USA

SCOTTISH & World first: Loch Fyne Oysters becomes first mussel farm certified under ASC bivalve standard: “ethically grown & environmentally friendly mussels”

Continue reading SCOTTISH & World first: Loch Fyne Oysters becomes first mussel farm certified under ASC bivalve standard: “ethically grown & environmentally friendly mussels”