food security

10 Jun
2020

Source: New Food Magazine A recent FAO report has highlighted sustainable aquaculture development and effective fisheries management as crucial to ensuring future food and nutritional security. Worldwide per capita fish consumption has reached a new record of 20.5 kilograms per year and is poised to increase further in the decade ahead, according to the Food […]

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7 May
2020

Source: NewFood Alongside renewable energy, sustainable transportation and habitat restoration, the scientists have offered proposals to policymakers which include key points about how oceans can support food security and food systems. Debates around the Green New Deal have largely centred around climate change concerns on land, but a group of scientists are calling on policymakers […]

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27 Feb
2020

Source: The University of British Columbia More than eight million to 14 million tonnes of unreported fish catches are traded illicitly every year, costing the legitimate market between $9 billion and $17 billion in trade each year, according to new UBC research. In a paper published in Science Advances, researchers from the Fisheries Economics Research Unit and the Sea […]

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9 Jul
2019

Source: The Maritime Executive July 9 is European Fish Dependence Day, the moment when the E.U. has used up all its own seafood resources and must rely entirely on imports for the rest of the year to meet demand.  This year it falls about a whole month earlier than in 2000. Illegal fishing and over-fishing […]

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