Category Archives: UK

“€566 billion and growing: the EU blue economy is thriving” – DG Mare publishes 2018 report

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€566 billion & growing… the EU blue economy is thriving; ‘living resources’ (fisheries, aquaculture & processing) up by 22% between 2009-2016

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THE Marine Harvest 2018 Salmon Industry Handbook has been published

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SCOTTISH Government announces new initiative to improve health of wild salmon

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STIRLING’s links-up with Ningbo University in China; Joint lab to “support the sustainable development of the aquaculture industry”

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BREXIT: “EU markets access ‘essential’ for Scotland’s seafood industries; Farmed salmon is UK’s most valuable food export”… – Scot Gov’t

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EXPANSION: Marine Harvest Scotland opens new salmon hatchery at Inchmore & new feed plant in Kyleakin to start production in Autumn

Continue reading EXPANSION: Marine Harvest Scotland opens new salmon hatchery at Inchmore & new feed plant in Kyleakin to start production in Autumn

“AQUACULTURE is the world’s fastest growing food producing sector”; 10 Year Farmed Fish Health Framework launched in Scotland

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UNIVERSITY of Stirling nets £22 million for international research hubs; incl. £17m for new Institute of Aquaculture and Global Aquatic Food Security facility

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UK hosts one of world’s first field trials of a genome-edited (GE) plant crop with “superior levels” of “fish oils” [LC-PUFAs] EPA & DHA…

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WORLD’s biggest fisheries supported by seagrass meadows; ‘The chasm between coastal habitat conservation & fisheries management needs to be filled’

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SEAFISH raises the profile of aquaculture with new web tool for seafood buyers; ‘One stop shop’ on aquaculture?

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42,000+ signatures: Petition at Scottish Parliament calls for “wastewater testing at salmon farming operations to save wild [salmon]”

Continue reading 42,000+ signatures: Petition at Scottish Parliament calls for “wastewater testing at salmon farming operations to save wild [salmon]”

TRANSPARENCY & traceability: Lidl UK becomes first UK-based discounter to join Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP)

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METABARCODING: ‘A few samples of seawater filtered for DNA fragments provided evidence for more sharks than observed during thousands of dive surveys’…

Continue reading METABARCODING: ‘A few samples of seawater filtered for DNA fragments provided evidence for more sharks than observed during thousands of dive surveys’…

GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

Continue reading GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

ILLEGALLY-labelled (Marine Harvest) salmon imported from Vietnam seized in China… just as PM Nicola Sturgeon on trade mission in China

Continue reading ILLEGALLY-labelled (Marine Harvest) salmon imported from Vietnam seized in China… just as PM Nicola Sturgeon on trade mission in China

New campaign launched by activist Don Staniford: ‘Scottish Salmon Watch’

Continue reading New campaign launched by activist Don Staniford: ‘Scottish Salmon Watch’