Category Archives: North Sea

SCOTTISH salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments – SEPA releases draft Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan

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“€566 billion and growing: the EU blue economy is thriving” – DG Mare publishes 2018 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

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FISHING gear accounts for 27% of all beach litter: New European Commission proposal will tackle marine litter and “ghost fishing”

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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

SEA LICE & Mortalities: “We have absolutely no problem whatsoever in being completely open and transparent with that data” – SSPO at Scotland’s Parliament Inquiry

Continue reading SEA LICE & Mortalities: “We have absolutely no problem whatsoever in being completely open and transparent with that data” – SSPO at Scotland’s Parliament Inquiry

EUROPEAN Commission calls on regions to embrace aquaculture; “A recovering industry and a valuable source of healthy food”

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SCOTTISH Parliament inquiry: Views sought on Review of Environmental Impact of Salmon Farming SAMS report content

Continue reading SCOTTISH Parliament inquiry: Views sought on Review of Environmental Impact of Salmon Farming SAMS report content

‘BLOOD water’ in Scotland: BBC echoes call from Staniford urging SSPO to expel Cooke Aquaculture due to breaches of industry’s code of practice

Continue reading ‘BLOOD water’ in Scotland: BBC echoes call from Staniford urging SSPO to expel Cooke Aquaculture due to breaches of industry’s code of practice

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…

FIRST brown shrimp fishery to achieve “MSC certificate for sustainability”; North Sea fishery operating in Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands

Continue reading FIRST brown shrimp fishery to achieve “MSC certificate for sustainability”; North Sea fishery operating in Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands

‘Our Fish’ Charshly criticises Norway-EU fishing agreement on fishing limits for shared stocks in 2018: “allowance of continued overfishing in the North Sea and Skagerrak”

Continue reading ‘Our Fish’ Charshly criticises Norway-EU fishing agreement on fishing limits for shared stocks in 2018: “allowance of continued overfishing in the North Sea and Skagerrak”

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…

ECONOMIC impact of Brexit across UK fishing fleets… “Brexit almost certain to hit fishing communities hard” – NEF Report

Continue reading ECONOMIC impact of Brexit across UK fishing fleets… “Brexit almost certain to hit fishing communities hard” – NEF Report

EU coastal states representatives emphasise importance of fisheries in Brexit negotiations: “Futures of British and EU fishermen are inextricably linked”

Continue reading EU coastal states representatives emphasise importance of fisheries in Brexit negotiations: “Futures of British and EU fishermen are inextricably linked”

EUROPECHE showcases “sustainably caught seafood” in the European Parliament & hails “significant progress in achieving sustainable fisheries in the EU”

Continue reading EUROPECHE showcases “sustainably caught seafood” in the European Parliament & hails “significant progress in achieving sustainable fisheries in the EU”

EU fishing industry makes significant commitments to preserve and sustainably use ‘Our Oceans’

Continue reading EU fishing industry makes significant commitments to preserve and sustainably use ‘Our Oceans’