The fisheries sector -which includes all activities related to extractive fishing, shellfish and aquaculture- remains one of the first agents of the Galician economy. According to the Instituto Galego de Estatística (IGE), in 2004 the turnover of this sector exceeded the barrier of 1,000 million euros.
In addition to direct billing, this activity stimulates the functioning of many other operators in Galicia. In fact, the Galician fisheries sector depends not only 25,700 more sailors, fish and shellfish usually fishing activities but also as workers in the canning industry, caterers or trade.
Synthethic Genomics, ExxonMobil to develop algae biofuels United States
Synthetic Genomics Inc announced a new co-funded research agreement with ExxonMobil to develop algae biofuels from strains with significantly improved production characteristics by employing synthetic genomic science and technology.
Cesium findings in eel coverup reported Japan
A scientist has admitted having detected radioactive cesium in eels caught in a boundary river between the Tokyo and Chiba prefectures but claims local governments took no action for nearly two months despite having informed authorities promptly.
Fish exports may generate USD 500mln by 2015 Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is working on increasing its deep sea fishing efforts and doubling fish exports between now and 2015 and to achieve this goal, it will be using new vessels from Japan and China,
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