From the Association of Extractive Fishing Meat Processing Units of Galicia, AFRIPEX, they want convey our total rejection and disagreement with the drastic measure adopted by the European Commission to veto bottom fishing in 87 areas of Community waters, which is scheduled to come into force on October 9.
“The adoption of such measures without prior analysis and consideration of the socioeconomic impact that may derive from them, as well as the apparent absence of a scientific basis that justifies their implementation
The Chilean Salmon Council, a guild made up of AquaChile, Australis, Cermaq, Mowi and Salmones Aysén, says the number of workers they employed in Q2 2022 has increased by nearly 6 percent, or 918 people, over Q2 2021.
“The different figures in the report show an improvement in the generation of employment by salmon farming, compatible with the rise in exports of Chilean salmon to the world,” says Joanna Davidovich, executive director of the Salmon Council.
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Should the appeal be successful it would grant permission for an additional fish pen to be installed together with an increase in the farms production capacity by 10 percent.
“After careful consideration we have concluded there are strong evidence-based grounds to contest the reasons for refusal and, in accordance with the statutory provision, we intend to appeal against the decision,” said Stephen MacIntyre, head of environment at Mowi Scotland, in a press release.
Scottish Sea Farms has been awarded ASC (Aquaculture Stewardship Council) certification for the first time in Orkney, after recently gaining its first farm accreditation, for its Summer Isles sites on the west coast of Scotland.
Lober Rock, at the south-easterly corner of Scapa Flow, underwent a series of audits to meet the ASC criteria
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According to a news release from the WWF, the project will demonstrate leadership in line with a new vision to transition to nature-positive business operations and sustainable blue finance solutions. The two organisations are developing and piloting a holistic place-based approach that hopes to improve key seafood practices within a specific geography.
What is natural capital and how is its value quantified in a piece of land? The answer to this question is part of the project that Salmones Camanchaca is leading in the province of Llanquihue, an environmental initiative whose main objective is to offset the carbon footprint and maximize the ecological co-benefits derived from said capture, a project which, according to experts, is located in a unique terrain in the world due to its rich ecosystem and climatic characteristics.
The Conxemar-FAO Congress, which will take place on October 3 as a prelude to the International Fair of Frozen Seafood, has already exceeded 300 registrations and is very close to completing the capacity of the Afundación Auditorium in Vigo. The event, which this year celebrates its tenth edition, will analyze the present and future challenges of the seafood sector.
In this tenth edition, as highlighted by the organization, the congress will try to break the traditional aesthetic by launching a more dynamic and modern format.