Category Archives: Research Institutions

ALTERNATIVE feed sources… “Making sensible changes in aquaculture and agriculture production” would avoid depletion of forage fish populations – Study

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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

BIODIVERSITY: ‘Corporate control & global governance of marine genetic resources’ paper; “~half of Earth’s surface is left with no regulations”

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UNIVERSITY of Stirling nets £22 million for international research hubs; incl. £17m for new Institute of Aquaculture and Global Aquatic Food Security facility

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UK hosts one of world’s first field trials of a genome-edited (GE) plant crop with “superior levels” of “fish oils” [LC-PUFAs] EPA & DHA…

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“CLEAR that there are no conflicts of interest” – BC Government’s Review of Animal Health Centre

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PLANNING: Where should fish farms be built to keep ocean currents from carrying disease to farmed salmon? Norwegian researchers using computer modelling

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NEGATIVE press coverage has impact on German consumers’ farmed salmon health & sustainability perceptions

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SPANISH-led research finds that “Long-term consumption of sunflower and fish oils damages the liver” & highlights benefits of virgin olive oil

Continue reading SPANISH-led research finds that “Long-term consumption of sunflower and fish oils damages the liver” & highlights benefits of virgin olive oil

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

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

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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

IMPACTS of sea lice on wild salmon & sea trout, S&TC Scotland-commissionned Nina report; Call on Scottish Gov. to review its position re. salmon farming

Continue reading IMPACTS of sea lice on wild salmon & sea trout, S&TC Scotland-commissionned Nina report; Call on Scottish Gov. to review its position re. salmon farming

‘LISTENING to the Harbour’: Macquarie Harbour environmental monitoring and aquaculture-linked challenges described by IMAS scientist

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‘FALSE’ claims: Salmon losses at Connemara Fish Farms was caused by Jellyfish and not Cardiomyopathy Syndrome – Irish Marine Institute

Continue reading ‘FALSE’ claims: Salmon losses at Connemara Fish Farms was caused by Jellyfish and not Cardiomyopathy Syndrome – Irish Marine Institute

THREE-years UK, French & Norwegian research will investigate “possible use of gene editing technology to increase resistance against ISA”

Continue reading THREE-years UK, French & Norwegian research will investigate “possible use of gene editing technology to increase resistance against ISA”

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