COALITION of U.S. fishing, consumer, environmental groupsfiles lawsuit challenging FDA’s approval of genetically engineered salmon

Continue reading COALITION of U.S. fishing, consumer, environmental groupsfiles lawsuit challenging FDA’s approval of genetically engineered salmon

“Italian market is less developed, in terms of sustainability, than other European markets”; Carrefour Italy to stock MSC-labelled seafood

Continue reading “Italian market is less developed, in terms of sustainability, than other European markets”; Carrefour Italy to stock MSC-labelled seafood

HATS OFF! French Intermarché Group says it will phase out all deep-sea trawling & sales of deep-sea fish by 2025; Petition signed by ~900,000 people

Continue reading HATS OFF! French Intermarché Group says it will phase out all deep-sea trawling & sales of deep-sea fish by 2025; Petition signed by ~900,000 people

COHO salmon less aggressive in tanks with darker backgrounds; Fish prefer dark grey, black over light grey, light blue tank backgrounds

Continue reading COHO salmon less aggressive in tanks with darker backgrounds; Fish prefer dark grey, black over light grey, light blue tank backgrounds

GRI predicts new formats for sustainability reporting & real-time stakeholder interaction; “The powerful work in unlocking the value of sustainability data has just begun”

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) released on March 16, 2016, a digital publication that maps out the future of sustainability reporting and disclosure: “The Next Era of Corporate Disclosure: Digital, Responsible, Interactive”. Continue reading GRI predicts new formats for sustainability reporting & real-time stakeholder interaction; “The powerful work in unlocking the value of sustainability data has just begun”

ANIMAL Welfare & ill-treatment scandal: French Minister orders inspections of ALL abattoirs; Could this happen in the aquaculture/fishing industry?

Continue reading ANIMAL Welfare & ill-treatment scandal: French Minister orders inspections of ALL abattoirs; Could this happen in the aquaculture/fishing industry?

CHANGING ocean conditions affect quality of prey for Atlantic salmon & other species

Continue reading CHANGING ocean conditions affect quality of prey for Atlantic salmon & other species

BIOMAR updates its purpose statement: “We are innovators dedicated to an efficient and sustainable global aquaculture”

Continue reading BIOMAR updates its purpose statement: “We are innovators dedicated to an efficient and sustainable global aquaculture”

GLOBAL fish populations could double by 2050 with better fishing practice… “If reforms were implemented today…” – PNAS study

Continue reading GLOBAL fish populations could double by 2050 with better fishing practice… “If reforms were implemented today…” – PNAS study

“STEEL louse skirts at a depth of ten metres will make sea lice history”; Havfarm offshore salmon farm would become “world’s longest ship”

Continue reading “STEEL louse skirts at a depth of ten metres will make sea lice history”; Havfarm offshore salmon farm would become “world’s longest ship”

OF “Bootleggers and Baptists”: OpEd in The Hill discusses [+/- GM, farmed] ‘salmon’s upstream battle in Congress’

Continue reading OF “Bootleggers and Baptists”: OpEd in The Hill discusses [+/- GM, farmed] ‘salmon’s upstream battle in Congress’

LAND-based: Conservation Fund partners with Wegmans Food Markets to promote “local, sustainable salmon”… “without use of antibiotics, GMOs…”

Continue reading LAND-based: Conservation Fund partners with Wegmans Food Markets to promote “local, sustainable salmon”… “without use of antibiotics, GMOs…”

‘RISKY’ proposed rule would “gut observer coverage levels in New England groundfish fishery”: Will “weaken chances of recovery” argues Oceana

Continue reading ‘RISKY’ proposed rule would “gut observer coverage levels in New England groundfish fishery”: Will “weaken chances of recovery” argues Oceana

IUU Fishing: Argentine coastguards chase & sink Chinese boat illegally fishing after latter tried to ram it

Continue reading IUU Fishing: Argentine coastguards chase & sink Chinese boat illegally fishing after latter tried to ram it

NOVA Scotia’s seafood exports up 33% in 2015; Lobster exports to China have increased 14 times since 2010…

Continue reading NOVA Scotia’s seafood exports up 33% in 2015; Lobster exports to China have increased 14 times since 2010…