COOKE Aquaculture Scotland increases salmon farming capacity in UK; Acquires shares in Thompson Bros. Salmon United

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YOUNG’s Seafood announces changes to Company’s leadership & governance structures; Absorbing frozen business unit into ‘One Young’s’

Continue reading YOUNG’s Seafood announces changes to Company’s leadership & governance structures; Absorbing frozen business unit into ‘One Young’s’

Government of Canada Congratulates the Government of Nunavut on “Important Step to Securing Access to European Markets for Seal Products”

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NEGATIVE effects of climate change (CO2 & water temperature increase) on Antarctic fish; survival and metabolism of the dragonfish embryo

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YOUNG’s update on consultation re. Fraserburgh and Spey Valley sites; Details of ‘alternative option under consideration’

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TRANSPARENCY: FIVE European companies tackle seafood transparency; New Ocean Disclosure Project: “real leadership in corporate reporting”

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SFP publishes annual sustainability overview of reduction fisheries; “lack of publicly available fisheries data has been a major problem” – SFP

Continue reading SFP publishes annual sustainability overview of reduction fisheries; “lack of publicly available fisheries data has been a major problem” – SFP

REDUCTION Fisheries – “need for more ecosystem based fishery management” – ” SFP raises valid points” – IFFO

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“THOROUGH investigation and action is the blueprint for governments and industry” – NFI responds to U.S. State Department TIP report

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ETHICS: “Investigative journalists can continue to assist by shining the spotlight […] on abuses in the seafood and other industries” – John Kerry; TIP report 2015

TIP report 2015

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IRISH Information Commission annuls Minister’s refusal to release accident report re. Feb. 2014 Bantry Bay incident leading to 230,000 salmon escape

Continue reading IRISH Information Commission annuls Minister’s refusal to release accident report re. Feb. 2014 Bantry Bay incident leading to 230,000 salmon escape

COULD Southland’s Stewart Island become “New Zealand’s Norway” for Salmon? Each surface Ha of seawater space generates payroll of $5m p.a.

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“ADDICTED to antibiotics, Chile’s salmon flops at Costco, grocers” – Reuters; Some media use wrong species’ images to create negative industrial impression

Addicted to antibiotics, Chile's salmon flops at Costco, grocers - Reuters 23.07.2015 headline

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BIOMAR launches Tri-X, specialist feed for triploid salmon; Has been developing “since as far back as 2011”

Continue reading BIOMAR launches Tri-X, specialist feed for triploid salmon; Has been developing “since as far back as 2011”

YOUNG’s Seafood crisis in Fraserburgh and Spey Valley; Ministers, Unions & other stakeholders meet tomorrow to look at ways of protecting ~900 at-risk jobs

Scottish Business Minister Fergus Ewing and Food Secretary Richard Lochhead will tomorrow [July 23, 2015) chair a new Group to look at ways of protecting at-risk jobs in Young’s Seafood sites at Fraserburgh and Spey Valley. Continue reading YOUNG’s Seafood crisis in Fraserburgh and Spey Valley; Ministers, Unions & other stakeholders meet tomorrow to look at ways of protecting ~900 at-risk jobs

SIX conservation groups call on DFO to modify their fisheries in the face of “extreme conditions for salmon”

MArine Conservation Caucus - BC eNGO logo

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GUARDIAN’s Modern Day Slavery in Focus series publishes more damning revelations about Thailan’s fishing industry & human rights abuses – #SeafoodEthics

The Guardian (UK) published Monday (July 20, 2015) more articles about the abuse of human rights in SE Asia’s seafood industry (Thailand’s in particular) – in its Modern Day Slavery in Focus series: Continue reading GUARDIAN’s Modern Day Slavery in Focus series publishes more damning revelations about Thailan’s fishing industry & human rights abuses – #SeafoodEthics