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Antarctic ecosystem protection hindered by nations’ tensions

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Efforts to protect marine ecosystem Antarctica’s Ross Sea could be hindered by tensions between some Antarctic nations, according to the secretary of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources.


International help to boost aquaculture development
East Timor | 02:40 | Two agreements that will promote aquaculture as a means to improve nutrition and reduce poverty were recently signed in Timor-Leste as part of a celebration of World Food Day. Full Story
Baja California chamber rejects sardine fishing draft bill
Mexico | 01:50 | Fishing leaders of Baja California fear that the draft amendment of a rule on sardine fishing in national waters may have a negative impact on the fishing industry in this state. Full Story
SHV offers EUR 2.7 billion for Nutreco
Netherlands | 01:10 | SHV and Nutreco have reached a conditional agreement on a recommended full public offer presented by the former of EUR 40 in cash per issued and outstanding ordinary share of the firm manufacturing fish feed and animal nutrition. Full Story
Chicken of the Sea Leverages its Salmon Leadership with New Flavoured Salmon Pouches
Chicken of the Sea is launching a new line of Flavored Salmon Pouches specially formulated to offer a healthy, convenient and tasty lunch alternative to traditional midday salads, sandwiches and rice bowls.
Alaska Winter King and Snow Crab Season Opens
This week marks the opening of Alaska’s 2014-2015 winter king and snow crab season and the crab fishermen will take to Alaska’s icy waters to bring delicious and succulent Alaska king and snow crab to markets around the world.
Sun Shrimp from American Mariculture Will Revolutionize the US Shrimp Industry
Culturing a fresh, healthy, sustainable shrimp in the US has been challenging the seafood industry for many years. Now Sun Shrimp answer many of the toughest challenges facing US seafood supply today.
Media Indirectly Recognizes FIS's Global Leadership
Just over a week ago Undercurrent News announced: "Advertisers take note: We are the fastest-growing website for the seafood industry with double and triple the traffic of our closest Competitors".
Seafood labelling campaign raises controversial views
Australia Several conservationists, scientists, fishermen and fish-lovers have teamed up to urge Australian authorities to follow the EU on seafood labelling laws whereas certain caterers and importers question the move.
DiCaprio Foundation donates USD 2 million to combat overfishing, ocean conservation
United States The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation provided USD 2 million to Oceans 5, an international funders’ collaborative dedicated to stopping overfishing and establishing marine reserves in the world’s five oceans.
First federal offshore mussel aquaculture project to get underway
United States The first shellfish aquaculture project permitted in federal waters off the US east coast is expected to begin operating next spring.
Conservationists condemn Malta’s request to raise bluefin tuna quota
Malta Malta's government’s intention to be granted bluefin tuna quota increase has not been welcomed by conservation organization WWF and by the coalition of Maltese NGOs Fish4tomorrow.