Category Archives: Barents Sea

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

EU industry denounces “hostile approach”: ‘Norwegian authorities refuse to recognise legitimate right of EU snow crab vessels to sustainably & legally operate in Barents Sea / Svalbard’

Continue reading EU industry denounces “hostile approach”: ‘Norwegian authorities refuse to recognise legitimate right of EU snow crab vessels to sustainably & legally operate in Barents Sea / Svalbard’

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

FISHING world catch reached 96.9 million tonnes in 2014; Most of fish caught in Asian territories, then Americas; Europe comes third

Continue reading FISHING world catch reached 96.9 million tonnes in 2014; Most of fish caught in Asian territories, then Americas; Europe comes third

WORLD Maritime Day: EU maritime economy represents 5.4 million (3.2m tourism-related) jobs & €500bn per year

Continue reading WORLD Maritime Day: EU maritime economy represents 5.4 million (3.2m tourism-related) jobs & €500bn per year

NEW classification system for status of salmon stock by end 2017 & “State of the Salmon” 2018 report; “International Year of the Salmon” in 2019 – NASCO

Continue reading NEW classification system for status of salmon stock by end 2017 & “State of the Salmon” 2018 report; “International Year of the Salmon” in 2019 – NASCO

EC’s Vella highlights role of science in managing marine ecosystems sustainably “But we cannot delegate to scientists our task of drawing the policy conclusions from their findings”

Continue reading EC’s Vella highlights role of science in managing marine ecosystems sustainably “But we cannot delegate to scientists our task of drawing the policy conclusions from their findings”

“WHITE fish market considerably underdeveloped compared to salmon… Ownership & access to raw material is key factor”; Lerøy takesover majority stake in Havfisk & Norway Seafoods

Continue reading “WHITE fish market considerably underdeveloped compared to salmon… Ownership & access to raw material is key factor”; Lerøy takesover majority stake in Havfisk & Norway Seafoods

MSC hails “bold and historic” Barents Sea move; “finding a sound balance between socio-economic benefits, and environmental sustainability…”

Continue reading MSC hails “bold and historic” Barents Sea move; “finding a sound balance between socio-economic benefits, and environmental sustainability…”

McDONALD’s, Tesco, Iglo, Young’s, Espersen & some Norwegian, Russian fishers make Greenpeace-brokered move for Arctic protection: “No” to further Barents Sea cod fishing expansion

Continue reading McDONALD’s, Tesco, Iglo, Young’s, Espersen & some Norwegian, Russian fishers make Greenpeace-brokered move for Arctic protection: “No” to further Barents Sea cod fishing expansion

“We would like all farmed salmon companies to join the GSI and become ASC certified, making sustainability a pre-competitive issue” – WWF

Continue reading “We would like all farmed salmon companies to join the GSI and become ASC certified, making sustainability a pre-competitive issue” – WWF

BARENTS Sea cod buyers risk of being held responsible of ‘Arctic destruction’? “This is a peculiar statement from Greenpeace” says SeaFish

Continue reading BARENTS Sea cod buyers risk of being held responsible of ‘Arctic destruction’? “This is a peculiar statement from Greenpeace” says SeaFish

“Sustainable” fish from major consumer brands linked to Arctic destruction; Greenpeace report looks at bottom-trawling in Barents Sea

Fishing fleets that supply major consumer brands are using giant trawlers in an area known as the ‘Arctic Galapagos’, according to a new Greenpeace investigation communicated-upon today (March 2, 2016). The research implicates the suppliers of well-known brands Birdseye, Findus and Iglo, as well as fish restaurants across Europe. Many of these brands proudly display their commitment to sustainability on their packaging. Continue reading “Sustainable” fish from major consumer brands linked to Arctic destruction; Greenpeace report looks at bottom-trawling in Barents Sea

SCRIPPS study finds toxic pollutants (POPs) in fish across world’s oceans; “POPs can be anywhere and in any species of marine fish”

Continue reading SCRIPPS study finds toxic pollutants (POPs) in fish across world’s oceans; “POPs can be anywhere and in any species of marine fish”

How ethical, transparent & environmentally-conscious are the world’s ‘Top 100’ seafood firms?

Continue reading How ethical, transparent & environmentally-conscious are the world’s ‘Top 100’ seafood firms?

Historical data hold secrets of one of UK’s favorite fish; Cod responses to changing temperatures in yesteryears

Continue reading Historical data hold secrets of one of UK’s favorite fish; Cod responses to changing temperatures in yesteryears