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With €5 billion sales and profits doubled, EU aquaculture has fully recovered from downturn

Continue reading With €5 billion sales and profits doubled, EU aquaculture has fully recovered from downturn

“FINALLY turning the tide on decades of overfishing and mismanagement”: Mediterranean countries launch new plan to transform small-scale fisheries

Continue reading “FINALLY turning the tide on decades of overfishing and mismanagement”: Mediterranean countries launch new plan to transform small-scale fisheries

Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards & guarantee recovery trend in eastern bluefin tuna stock; “Constant surveillance” needed

Continue reading Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards & guarantee recovery trend in eastern bluefin tuna stock; “Constant surveillance” needed

WWF report maps contribution of Mediterranean Sea to the region “in new ways”; Finds that overall value of Med’s natural assets is “at least US$5.6 trillion”

Continue reading WWF report maps contribution of Mediterranean Sea to the region “in new ways”; Finds that overall value of Med’s natural assets is “at least US$5.6 trillion”

“SMOOTH running of 2017 Bluefin tuna season” – EC: First time for all EU operators to use electronic catch documentation system

Continue reading “SMOOTH running of 2017 Bluefin tuna season” – EC: First time for all EU operators to use electronic catch documentation system

OVER-exploitation of fish stocks in the Mediterranean risk the very future of hundreds of thousands of people… need to act – EU Commissioner Vella

Continue reading OVER-exploitation of fish stocks in the Mediterranean risk the very future of hundreds of thousands of people… need to act – EU Commissioner Vella

‘SMOOTH’ 2016 Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishing season: Inspections “didn’t reveal any systemic overfishing or illegal fishing”

Continue reading ‘SMOOTH’ 2016 Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishing season: Inspections “didn’t reveal any systemic overfishing or illegal fishing”

BLUEFIN tuna 2016 fishing season kicks-in today in Mediterranran & E. Atlantic: “Strict control & inspection programme in place to prevent overfishing’ says EC

Continue reading BLUEFIN tuna 2016 fishing season kicks-in today in Mediterranran & E. Atlantic: “Strict control & inspection programme in place to prevent overfishing’ says EC

NEW Economics Foundation (NEF) issues 2016 Update on EU’s reliance on fish imports: “fish dependence day is now 13 July”

Continue reading NEW Economics Foundation (NEF) issues 2016 Update on EU’s reliance on fish imports: “fish dependence day is now 13 July”

OCEANA calls for emergency closures of heavily overfished stocks in the Mediterranean; “We don’t want Mare Nostrum to become Mare Mortuum”…

Continue reading OCEANA calls for emergency closures of heavily overfished stocks in the Mediterranean; “We don’t want Mare Nostrum to become Mare Mortuum”…

MedTrends WWF report: “The Mediterranean Sea won’t sustain our economy if we don’t turn the tide now”; Analyses & maps 10 key maritime economic sectors (incl. fisheries & aquaculture)

Continue reading MedTrends WWF report: “The Mediterranean Sea won’t sustain our economy if we don’t turn the tide now”; Analyses & maps 10 key maritime economic sectors (incl. fisheries & aquaculture)

BLUEFIN tuna fishing season 2015 opens: “EU benefits from recovery of the stock… marked increase in the quota”

Continue reading BLUEFIN tuna fishing season 2015 opens: “EU benefits from recovery of the stock… marked increase in the quota”

EUROPEAN Court found that “at EU level, measures to support the sustainable development of aquaculture have not been well designed and monitored”; “insufficient comparability of data”, etc…

Continue reading EUROPEAN Court found that “at EU level, measures to support the sustainable development of aquaculture have not been well designed and monitored”; “insufficient comparability of data”, etc…

97% of food samples evaluated by the EFSA contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits: EU-27 + Iceland & Norway results…

More than 97% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits, with just under 55% of samples free of detectable traces of these chemicals. The findings published this morning (March 12, 2015) are part of EFSA’s 2013 annual report on pesticide residues in food, which includes the results for almost 81,000 food samples from 27 EU Member States, Iceland and Norway. NB Ed: None of the food tested apparently included seafoods. Continue reading 97% of food samples evaluated by the EFSA contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits: EU-27 + Iceland & Norway results…

“THE BULK of the future fish supply will have to come from aquaculture… We need to cooperate” – FAO’s Árni Matthias Mathiesen

Continue reading “THE BULK of the future fish supply will have to come from aquaculture… We need to cooperate” – FAO’s Árni Matthias Mathiesen

MEDITERRANEAN aquaculture trends: “The target for the near-future is to be 100% sustainable” – FAO/ GFCM posts ‘Could aquaculture be sustainable?’ video

Continue reading MEDITERRANEAN aquaculture trends: “The target for the near-future is to be 100% sustainable” – FAO/ GFCM posts ‘Could aquaculture be sustainable?’ video

“THE QUESTION is not if aquaculture can be food for the future, it has to be” – Árni M. Mathiesen #FAO DG Fisheries & Aquaculture

The question is not if aquaculture can be food for the future, it has to be. There are very bright prospects for the region since aquaculture in the Mediterranean is at a very advanced stage,’’ commented Árni M. Mathiesen, Assistant Director-General of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of FAO, speaking this week (December 9-11, 2014) at the Regional Conference on “Blue Growth in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea: developing sustainable aquaculture for food security”, in Bari, Italy.

Continue reading “THE QUESTION is not if aquaculture can be food for the future, it has to be” – Árni M. Mathiesen #FAO DG Fisheries & Aquaculture