ASC achieves full ISEAL Membership ; “Third-party acknowledgement of all the work that goes into ensuring our standards are robust and credible”

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has been accepted as a full member of the ISEAL Alliance. This means that ASC is in full compliance with ISEAL’s Standard-Setting Code, the ASC announced today (April 28, 2015). Continue reading ASC achieves full ISEAL Membership ; “Third-party acknowledgement of all the work that goes into ensuring our standards are robust and credible”

OVERSIGHT of aquaculture “to be stronger, more transparent” in Nova Scotia; Building “trust between the public, government and the industry”

Changes to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act last week (April 21, 2015) signal a more transparent and rigorous approach to regulating aquaculture in Nova Scotia, the provincial government says.  Continue reading OVERSIGHT of aquaculture “to be stronger, more transparent” in Nova Scotia; Building “trust between the public, government and the industry”

“NORWEGIAN seafood exporters should cultivate their relationships with their Russian customer” even during trade ban – Nofima on social differences

Continue reading “NORWEGIAN seafood exporters should cultivate their relationships with their Russian customer” even during trade ban – Nofima on social differences

COMBINING ecology and human needs, researchers assess sustainability of Baja fisheries

Continue reading COMBINING ecology and human needs, researchers assess sustainability of Baja fisheries

“BOOM-Bust cycle is not a new scenario for Pacific sardines; researchers, managers  and industry saw this coming,” says NOAA

Continue reading “BOOM-Bust cycle is not a new scenario for Pacific sardines; researchers, managers  and industry saw this coming,” says NOAA

“BY NO MEANS is ASC’s work done. The ASC programme mustn’t remain static – it has to evolve and develop” – ASC CEO Chris Ninnes

Continue reading “BY NO MEANS is ASC’s work done. The ASC programme mustn’t remain static – it has to evolve and develop” – ASC CEO Chris Ninnes

CHILEAN seafood exports to Europe  grew by 17% in 2014; Salmon (+20% in value), mussels and fish oil consolidating, new opportunities for specialties

Continue reading CHILEAN seafood exports to Europe  grew by 17% in 2014; Salmon (+20% in value), mussels and fish oil consolidating, new opportunities for specialties

MARINE Harvest re. Calbuco: “Volcanic material & landslides affected operations adversely” but “stocking plans and expected harvest volumes for 2015 & 2016 will not be affected”

Continue reading MARINE Harvest re. Calbuco: “Volcanic material & landslides affected operations adversely” but “stocking plans and expected harvest volumes for 2015 & 2016 will not be affected”

WESTERN Australia’s rock lobster fishery recognised for “leading the world in sustainability certification”; Was the 1st MSC-certified… 15 years ago

Continue reading WESTERN Australia’s rock lobster fishery recognised for “leading the world in sustainability certification”; Was the 1st MSC-certified… 15 years ago

“FIRST of its kind globally recognized” feed LCA guidelines officially released by FAO-led Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership

Continue reading “FIRST of its kind globally recognized” feed LCA guidelines officially released by FAO-led Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership

SCOTTISH & Norwegian Fisheries Ministers met in Brussels; “Shared interests in aquaculture… will increase co-operation”

Continue reading SCOTTISH & Norwegian Fisheries Ministers met in Brussels; “Shared interests in aquaculture… will increase co-operation”

GREENPEACE warns against “investing in unsustainable EU fishing… risky business” – Briefing

 

Continue reading GREENPEACE warns against “investing in unsustainable EU fishing… risky business” – Briefing