Category Archives: Arctic

OCEAN energy sector will play a key role towards achieving a carbon-free Europe by 2050 – Blue Economy report

The European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella opened on May 16, 2019, the 2019 European Maritime Day conference in Lisbon whose main focus was boosting a “blue” economy. The EC also launched the second edition of its Blue Economy Report.

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€566 billion & growing… the EU blue economy is thriving; ‘living resources’ (fisheries, aquaculture & processing) up by 22% between 2009-2016

Continue reading €566 billion & growing… the EU blue economy is thriving; ‘living resources’ (fisheries, aquaculture & processing) up by 22% between 2009-2016

REMOTE sensing & new real-time dataset: The global footprint of fisheries “so big it can be seen from space. Really” – Study

Continue reading REMOTE sensing & new real-time dataset: The global footprint of fisheries “so big it can be seen from space. Really” – Study

FISHERIES Act amendments: Canadian Government recognize that “decisions can be guided by principles of sustainability, precaution and ecosystem management”

Continue reading FISHERIES Act amendments: Canadian Government recognize that “decisions can be guided by principles of sustainability, precaution and ecosystem management”

PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

Continue reading PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

EU, Canada, China, Denmark, Iceland, Japan, Korea, Norway, Russia & USA agree to prevent unregulated fishing in Arctic high seas

Continue reading EU, Canada, China, Denmark, Iceland, Japan, Korea, Norway, Russia & USA agree to prevent unregulated fishing in Arctic high seas

CANADA announces two new marine refuges; Goal to protect 5% of its marine & coastal areas in 2017 & 10% by 2020

Continue reading CANADA announces two new marine refuges; Goal to protect 5% of its marine & coastal areas in 2017 & 10% by 2020

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

“CLEAR need to ensure the environmental protection & sustainable development of the Arctic”: High-level event on EU Arctic Policy in Oulu, 15-16 June

Continue reading “CLEAR need to ensure the environmental protection & sustainable development of the Arctic”: High-level event on EU Arctic Policy in Oulu, 15-16 June

‘‘HOLISTIC approach’ to address expected “strong growth in the fisheries & aquaculture sector”: Norway’s Institute of Marine Research & NIFES will merge

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BIODIVERSITY redistribution under climate change: From fish to forests, conflicts to coffee: Humans affected by species (incl. fish) on the move

Continue reading BIODIVERSITY redistribution under climate change: From fish to forests, conflicts to coffee: Humans affected by species (incl. fish) on the move

FOURTH round of international negotiations seeking binding measures to prevent unregulated fishing in Arctic high seas: ‘Good progress’ made on draft agreement

Continue reading FOURTH round of international negotiations seeking binding measures to prevent unregulated fishing in Arctic high seas: ‘Good progress’ made on draft agreement

OCEANA report exposes thousands of suspected vessel Rendezvous at sea; Transshipping hotspots, countries & ports of interest highlighted

Continue reading OCEANA report exposes thousands of suspected vessel Rendezvous at sea; Transshipping hotspots, countries & ports of interest highlighted

PROPOSAL for IWC to kick-start global efforts to reduce fisheries bycatch; ‘Kills at least 300,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises‘ p.a. – WWF

Continue reading PROPOSAL for IWC to kick-start global efforts to reduce fisheries bycatch; ‘Kills at least 300,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises‘ p.a. – WWF

“MORE retailers and brands are choosing to use the MSC label to communicate their commitment to sustainability” – MSC CEO

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‘ACIDIFICATION of oceans can double the mortality rate of newly hatched cod larvae’ – German & Norwegian research

Continue reading ‘ACIDIFICATION of oceans can double the mortality rate of newly hatched cod larvae’ – German & Norwegian research

“MOST comprehensive public study ever conducted on the state of Canada’s fish” released by Oceana Canada

Continue reading “MOST comprehensive public study ever conducted on the state of Canada’s fish” released by Oceana Canada

CLIMATE change is “increasingly challenging the sustainability of Canada’s $3.5-billion marine fisheries and aquaculture” – LoP

Continue reading CLIMATE change is “increasingly challenging the sustainability of Canada’s $3.5-billion marine fisheries and aquaculture” – LoP