Fish firmly on the Danish menu
Danes can look to the blue larder for a healthy, climate-friendly diet

Fish firmly on the Danish menu

Seafood features prominently in the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration’s new climate-friendly dietary advice – which is welcomed by the Danish Fish Producers Association. The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and…

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Thai Union urges global co-operation to tackle climate change
Dr. Darian McBain, Thai Union Global Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability. Image: Thai Union

Thai Union urges global co-operation to tackle climate change

Fishing and processing giant Thai Union took the opportunity on United Nations day last week to call for greater global cooperation to protect the planet from the impacts of climate…

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Iceland aims for higher values, lower emissions
Ministers and industry leaders met to sign the accord aiming to reduce the seafood industry’s emissions. Image: Government of Iceland

Iceland aims for higher values, lower emissions

Iceland’s government and industry have pledged to work towards co-operation aimed at increasing demand for Icelandic seafood, while reducing the industry’s emissions footprint, with a new agreement signed by minister…

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42% emissions reduction with new technology
The LNG-powered, Skipsteknisk-designed Selvåg Senior is expected to make significant reductions in emissions compared to a conventional fishing vessel. Image: Skipsteknisk

42% emissions reduction with new technology

A new pelagic vessel for Norwegian owners is predicted to be placed in the lead in minimising emissions when it is delivered to owners Selvåg Senior AS in 2023. The…

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Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) appoints new chair
Dr. Valeria Merino becomes chair of FiTI for an initial term of three years, starting on the 1st January, and taking over from founding chair Dr. Peter Eigen. Image: FiTI

Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) appoints new chair

The International Board of the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) has appointed Dr. Valeria Merino as the 2nd Chair of the FiTI. She will serve for an initial term of three…

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Ocean sustainability calls for more money and brains
FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu speaking at the Our Ocean Conference in Oslo

Ocean sustainability calls for more money and brains

At the Our Ocean Conference, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu has urged reversing a ‘dangerous sustainability divide’ in fisheries management. Serious investments in ocean sustainability will increase the amount of fish…

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Europêche: Fishing industry losing grounds
Europêche warns that the expansion of windfarms is putting the marine environment and fish as a key food source at significant risk. Image: ©Frans Lemmens via Hollandse Hoogte

Europêche: Fishing industry losing grounds

With governments and emerging industries increasingly looking to the seas as sources of minerals and energy, the result is that the competition for maritime space is becoming increasingly tough. One…

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Calls for moratorium on deep-sea mining
GSF Explorer was used for an ultimately unsuccessful deep-sea mining venture in the Pacific in the 1980s. Image: US Government

Calls for moratorium on deep-sea mining

Concerns have been raised over the prospect of deep-sea mining and consequent inevitable losses of biodiversity, with the Long-Distance Advisory Council (LDAC) and a number of NGOs in agreement on…

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