USA.- U.S. Geological Survey scientists teamed up with government, nonprofit, and university partners in South Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve to hold a scientific scavenger hunt for nonnative and invasive freshwater fish species.
Madison, USA.- Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) is proud to announce the introduction of the High Quality Salmon Science Award supporting research in salmon health and welfare by tomorrow’s industry leaders. Starting this year, Merck Animal Health will award one recent graduate in veterinary or animal science the opportunity to present their research to an impressive number of industry specialists at an upcoming Merck Animal Health High Quality Salmon meeting in Scotland, UK.
Cotabato, Philippine (PIA).– A company based in Bongao Tawi-Tawi is pouring in P32-million worth of investment for a marine resources venture, according to ARMM’s Regional Board of Investments (RBOI).
Belgium.- European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA) published “Smoked salmon in France: Price structure in the supply chain”.
Spain.- Overfishing is one among many environmental problems that scientists expect to be exacerbated by climate change. A new study by the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) published today in Nature Communications confirms that climate change poses a major threat for the global fishery, but shows that the continual improvement of fishing technology could pose an even greater threat.
The economics team at Seafish conducts annual financial surveys of UK fish processors. In addition to these surveys, the team carries out a census of all UK fish processing businesses every two years.
Scotland.- The first set of policy guidelines for the commercial cultivation of seaweed in Scotland were published today. This development will create opportunities to grow Scotland’s seaweed industry by providing clarity over where seaweed may be grown, along with what kinds of developments will be approved.
Vancouver.- The province’s seafood sector is providing British Columbians with wild and farm-raised fresh seafood, with flavours unique to the west coast and known all over the world.
Australia.- A UNSW-led fish farming research project in the remote Papua New Guinea (PNG) highlands not only provides a valuable source of protein and income for local people, as highlighted in a new video, it also helps reduce crime and tribal warfare.
Germany.- For almost a decade, researchers from Bochum have been developing biotechnological methods for hydrogen production. Green algae might be the key.