Category Archives: Water Issues & Quality

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

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“LOWER densities allow the farm to achieve better fish health, water quality and food digestion” – Invermar

Continue reading “LOWER densities allow the farm to achieve better fish health, water quality and food digestion” – Invermar

MSC Study: “Seafood consumers want less pollution and more fish in the sea”

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PBDEs: Accumulation in farmed salmon; Univ. of Pittsburgh researchers develop dynamic model over a full sea-cage salmon production cycle

Continue reading PBDEs: Accumulation in farmed salmon; Univ. of Pittsburgh researchers develop dynamic model over a full sea-cage salmon production cycle

Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

Continue reading Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

UN Global Compact launching today the Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business; Norwegian Gov’t & Cermaq are partners

Continue reading UN Global Compact launching today the Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business; Norwegian Gov’t & Cermaq are partners

“INVESTORS need ESG data and transparency….” New food index launched in New York; Salmon Aquaculture firms in the lead (MHG #1, lowest risk)

Continue reading “INVESTORS need ESG data and transparency….” New food index launched in New York; Salmon Aquaculture firms in the lead (MHG #1, lowest risk)

TRADEOFFS…. Hydropower in Cambodia could threaten food security of entire Mekong River region

Continue reading TRADEOFFS…. Hydropower in Cambodia could threaten food security of entire Mekong River region

AMR: “even weak selective pressures can cause evolution of high-level [antibiotics] resistance”

Continue reading AMR: “even weak selective pressures can cause evolution of high-level [antibiotics] resistance”

NEW SFP approach to evaluating (strengths & weaknesses) sustainable aquaculture management in 10 major production regions for Shrimp, Pangaius & Salmon

Continue reading NEW SFP approach to evaluating (strengths & weaknesses) sustainable aquaculture management in 10 major production regions for Shrimp, Pangaius & Salmon

MICROPLASTICS: Ireland commits to introduce national legislation by end 2018 to prohibit sale & manufacture of certain products containing microbeads

Continue reading MICROPLASTICS: Ireland commits to introduce national legislation by end 2018 to prohibit sale & manufacture of certain products containing microbeads

COOKE fined $8,000 penalty for violating state law re. water quality at Bainbridge Island net pen facility; Not related to the net pen collapse

Continue reading COOKE fined $8,000 penalty for violating state law re. water quality at Bainbridge Island net pen facility; Not related to the net pen collapse

PROCESSING plant wastewater: BCSFA Director ‘understand[s] why people are concerned… [but] water being discharged is treated’

Continue reading PROCESSING plant wastewater: BCSFA Director ‘understand[s] why people are concerned… [but] water being discharged is treated’

MERCURY levels too high for safe human consumption in over half of Swedish lakes freshwater fishes; But some wind evasion…

Continue reading MERCURY levels too high for safe human consumption in over half of Swedish lakes freshwater fishes; But some wind evasion…

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…

AQUATIC pollution; fully stocked mussels raft would clean ~3 million gallons of water & remove ~350 pounds of particulate matter

Continue reading AQUATIC pollution; fully stocked mussels raft would clean ~3 million gallons of water & remove ~350 pounds of particulate matter

FLOATING closed containment system: Cermaq applies for 13 development licenses for FlexiFarm, ‘addresses multi-stakeholder concerns’

Continue reading FLOATING closed containment system: Cermaq applies for 13 development licenses for FlexiFarm, ‘addresses multi-stakeholder concerns’