Sustainable fisheries

21 Nov
2019

Source: Seafood Source The number of overfished stocks has been growing for years, but the commonly cited statistic that 90 percent of stocks are in peril doesn’t accurately reflect the health of the world’s oceans. Manual Barange, the policy and resource director at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s Fisheries and Aquaculture division, carefully […]

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20 Nov
2019

Source: Seafood Source The Tokyo Seafood Sustainability Symposium continues to encourage dialogue around seafood sustainability issues in Japan and beyond. This year’s symposium, hosted by Seafood Legacy, Co., Ltd. and Nikkei ESG, and co-hosted by The Walton Family Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, took place 7 and 8 November. A major topic […]

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14 Nov
2019

Source: Seafood Source The fifth annual Tokyo Seafood Sustainability Symposium, which took place 7 and 8 November, was the largest ever, with 100 speakers and 1,000 attendees, making it Asia’s biggest event focused on seafood sustainability. The robust attendance shows sustainability has firmly entered the mainstream conversation when it comes to seafood in Japan, according […]

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18 Oct
2019

Source: Seafood Source In a midnight deal this week in Luxembourg, European Union fisheries ministers finalized catch limits for Baltic Sea species – and set some limits that are above the recommended scientific advice. Eastern Baltic cod and Western Baltic herring are severely depleted and close to collapse, according to the International Council for the […]

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17 Sep
2019

Source: Fisheries Secretariat Baltic pelagic fisheries has massively misreported official catches, with sprat catches regularly recorded as herring – and the false reporting is not an isolated event, reports SR Kaliber, an investigative programme on Swedish national radio. During the first quarter of 2019 Swedish vessels underwent controls by Danish authorities on 19 occasions. The pelagic […]

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18 Jul
2019

Source: European Commission The European Union and Canada signed an ocean partnership agreement on 18 July. The partnerships confirms the two sides’ belief that ocean governance is a shared challenge and responsibility. Only international cooperation can ensure the conservation and sustainable use of oceans, their resources and ecosystems. The partnership agreement includes clear commitments to […]

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11 Jun
2019

Source: Forbes Author: Ana Garcia Valdivia Every 8 of June since 2008 we celebrate the World Oceans Day to remind the major role that oceans have in everyday life and create awareness about the impact of human actions on the seas. This year, the fight against plastic pollution and marine litter has occupied a central […]

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