1-YEAR Anniversary of the Canadian Government/DFO’s Response to the Cohen Commission Recommendations – Update

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TASMANIA Finfish Bill passes Upper House: “Strong new laws on salmon farming given the tick of approval by the Legislative Council”

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BRITISH Columbia salmon farming industry harvested & processed 92,800MT in 2016; Contributed over $1.5-billion towards the B.C. economy – Report

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“QUANTITY & value increase again”: Value of fish landed by Scottish registered vessels in 2016 increased by 25% in real terms; Mackerel #1

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FUZZY logic: ‘Certain marine species will fare much worse than others as they become more vulnerable to the effects of climate change’ –  UBC study

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UK: Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme marks certification milestones with 100th certified RFS vessel + 1st entire fleet under RFS

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TASSAL, Petuna & TSGA respond to Environment Tasmania: “We see little benefit in creating another guide that duplicates globally established standards”

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“Community activism is an increasing risk – however it is not unique to aquaculture and is part of doing business in many industries” – Tassal

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AQUAPONICS: World’s largest (720 acres) facility opens: 2 million lbs of fish & vegetables p.a. & first indoor RAS Atl. salmon farm in USA

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SALT: Walton Family Foundation/USAID-funded Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability to be launched/operated by FishWise in October

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SCOTTISH & World first: Loch Fyne Oysters becomes first mussel farm certified under ASC bivalve standard: “ethically grown & environmentally friendly mussels”

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“TRANSPARENCY is coming to the fore”: Expanding sustainable [sea]food market bringing fraud risks; Organic & eco-labelled foods at high risk

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ENHANCED or truly wild salmon? Of Japan vs. Western perceptions of ‘seafood sustainability’…

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WWF report maps contribution of Mediterranean Sea to the region “in new ways”; Finds that overall value of Med’s natural assets is “at least US$5.6 trillion”

Continue reading WWF report maps contribution of Mediterranean Sea to the region “in new ways”; Finds that overall value of Med’s natural assets is “at least US$5.6 trillion”

WARM Northwest waters draw spawning fish north; Sardine, anchovies & hake spawning earlier, longer off Pacific Northwest

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POLISH & Lithuanian workers in Norway’s salmon processing industry: NNN on strike for Collective Bargaining recognition at fish processor Norse Production

Continue reading POLISH & Lithuanian workers in Norway’s salmon processing industry: NNN on strike for Collective Bargaining recognition at fish processor Norse Production