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Funding boost for Pacific coast's fisheries conservation, research

CANADA
Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 03:10 (GMT + 9)

Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea has announced investments from the Government totalling over CAD 57 million (USD 46.4 million) in science facilities, marine protection and Pacific salmon research. Together, the Center for Aquaculture & Environmental Research in West Vancouver, the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney and the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo will receive up to CAD 18 million (USD 14.6 million) for various upgrades and repairs, including improvements to the existing wharves and related infrastructure. Minister Shea also highlighted the Government’s commitment to work with partners such as the Vancouver Aquarium and the Pacific Salmon Foundation on a more collaborative use of the West Vancouver Lab. Canada currently has eight MPAs under the Oceans Act and the designation of an additional eight areas is in various stages of com... FULL STORY

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Wrasse project aims to increase farmed salmon productivity
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The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has kicked off a GBP 4 million (USD 6.2 million) applied res... FULL STORY
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Bluefin tuna traps register record catches
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The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA) considers the development of the bluefin tuna fish... FULL STORY
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The Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SUBPESCA) entered through the Chamber of Deputies a bill go... FULL STORY

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Newfoundland and Labrador feels outraged due to halibut allocation quotas
May 26, 02:40
Newfoundland and Labrador Government deems the decision taken by the Federal Government to allocate Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) quota... FULL STORY

Italy
Scientists and NGOs advocate for fisheries management plan in the Strait of Sicily
May 26, 02:20
The conservation organization Oceana and more than 50 scientists have urged the Mediterranean States to establish a management plan in the Strait ... FULL STORY

India
Whiteleg shrimp farming programme advances in Kerala
May 26, 01:40
Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) advances in the implementation of a project intended to widen vannamei shrimp farming in this... FULL STORY
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