GSI & NFI Crab Council recognized by United Nations’ Global Compact for their sustainability work

The U.S.  National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Crab Council and the CEO-headed Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) are being recognized by the U.N. Global Compact in its latest report for their industry-led sustainability programs. Continue reading GSI & NFI Crab Council recognized by United Nations’ Global Compact for their sustainability work

OF salmon farming’s “bad reputation”: “I think it was unfair in that most agricultural livestock production is brought up in much more damaging ways.” – WWF’s Piers Hart

Continue reading OF salmon farming’s “bad reputation”: “I think it was unfair in that most agricultural livestock production is brought up in much more damaging ways.” – WWF’s Piers Hart

MONTEREY Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch releases final draft document for its “Standard for Aquaculture Multi Stakeholder Group (MSG)”

Continue reading MONTEREY Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch releases final draft document for its “Standard for Aquaculture Multi Stakeholder Group (MSG)”

‘KILL licence’ restrictions envisaged for wild salmon in Scotland; “marked decline in wild salmon stocks warrants a serious response”

Continue reading ‘KILL licence’ restrictions envisaged for wild salmon in Scotland; “marked decline in wild salmon stocks warrants a serious response”

“A closed containment facility is going to be a whole lot easier to attain than, for instance, if you are going to set up an ocean pen-fish operation” – Canadian / N.S. Minister

Continue reading “A closed containment facility is going to be a whole lot easier to attain than, for instance, if you are going to set up an ocean pen-fish operation” – Canadian / N.S. Minister

ANTHROPOGENIC debris: 25-28% of fish sold at markets in Indonesia & California contain man-made debris; Of plastics & fibers

Continue reading ANTHROPOGENIC debris: 25-28% of fish sold at markets in Indonesia & California contain man-made debris; Of plastics & fibers

GLOBAL fisheries scientists join new CFOOD initiative; Aims to “ensur[e] seafood sustainability discussions in the media reflect ground-truth science”

Continue reading GLOBAL fisheries scientists join new CFOOD initiative; Aims to “ensur[e] seafood sustainability discussions in the media reflect ground-truth science”

NEARLY half of the U.S. seafood supply is wasted: “it is critical and urgent to reduce waste of seafood” – CLF

Continue reading NEARLY half of the U.S. seafood supply is wasted: “it is critical and urgent to reduce waste of seafood” – CLF

UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development & 17 SDGs include goal to “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.”

The United Nations was set to adopt Friday (September 25, 2015) the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, setting out a global framework to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development by 2030. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals also include a goal to “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.” Continue reading UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development & 17 SDGs include goal to “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.”

SALMAR used (il)legally formaldehyde to treat sea lice in three Norwegian farms; Regulation circumvented by treating on wellboat in closed/controlled environment?

Continue reading SALMAR used (il)legally formaldehyde to treat sea lice in three Norwegian farms; Regulation circumvented by treating on wellboat in closed/controlled environment?

“EU and other public bodies could play a role in ecolabelling”; Results of EC fisheries & aquaculture ecolabel consultation now online

Continue reading “EU and other public bodies could play a role in ecolabelling”; Results of EC fisheries & aquaculture ecolabel consultation now online

STATE of the World’s Antibiotics, 2015, Chile’s salmon industry usage highlighted; “Lack of reliable information on global use”

What is the current state of antibiotic use and resistance in humans and animals around the globe? In low- and middle-income countries? What national-level strategies can help countries combat antibiotic resistance? These are the questions which the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) attempted to answer with the launch this week (September 18, 2015), of two major projects: “The State of the World’s Antibiotics, 2015” — a comprehensive report on the status of antibiotic use and resistance around the world— and an expanded, updated and redesigned version of CDDEP’s ResistanceMap. Continue reading STATE of the World’s Antibiotics, 2015, Chile’s salmon industry usage highlighted; “Lack of reliable information on global use”

“COD – out of the red – but only just”, says MCS; Scottish fishermen “believe North Sea cod should never have been classed as a fish to avoid in the first place”

Continue reading “COD – out of the red – but only just”, says MCS; Scottish fishermen “believe North Sea cod should never have been classed as a fish to avoid in the first place”

CAN we achieve sustainability and shared prosperity within the ecological limits of the planet? High-Level UN SDGs Summit in New York

Continue reading CAN we achieve sustainability and shared prosperity within the ecological limits of the planet? High-Level UN SDGs Summit in New York

“It is unacceptable that an organisation such as WWF can be allowed to distort information which has a huge impact on the fishing sector’s reputation” – EuroPêche MD

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Continue reading “It is unacceptable that an organisation such as WWF can be allowed to distort information which has a huge impact on the fishing sector’s reputation” – EuroPêche MD

CHILE & Norway: Governments of countries representing 80% of global farmed salmon production sign MoU to improve aquatic health collaboration

Continue reading CHILE & Norway: Governments of countries representing 80% of global farmed salmon production sign MoU to improve aquatic health collaboration

SCOTTISH governement convenes to support Young’s workers and mitigate impacts of hundreds of job losses; Plants will not close, but workforce reduced by 650

Continue reading SCOTTISH governement convenes to support Young’s workers and mitigate impacts of hundreds of job losses; Plants will not close, but workforce reduced by 650

“EU Member States have a clear responsibility to combat fisheries crime”: Norwegian Minister for a stronger European leadership IUU fishing fight

Continue reading “EU Member States have a clear responsibility to combat fisheries crime”: Norwegian Minister for a stronger European leadership IUU fishing fight