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Antarctic ecosystem protection hindered by nations’ tensions

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 04:30 (GMT + 9)

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 (CCAMLR). In the CCAMLR annual meeting to be held this week in Tasmania, its 25 member nations, including Australia, China, Russia, the United States and the European Union (EU) will consider two separate proposals for the creation of protected marine areas. One of the proposals, from Australia, France and the EU, intends to protect one million square kilometres of East Antarctic waters and will allow commercial fishing and the research if operators consider conservation values, The Australian informed. The other joint proposal, from the United States and New Zealand, includes the protection of 1.32 million square kilometres in the Ross Sea, an ... FULL STORY

Mexico
Baja California chamber rejects sardine fishing draft bill
Oct 21, 01:50
Fishing leaders of Baja California fear that the draft amendment of a rule on sardine fishing in national wate... FULL STORY
Netherlands
SHV offers EUR 2.7 billion for Nutreco
Oct 21, 01:10
Dutch investment group SHV and Nutreco have reached a conditional agreement on a recommended full public ... FULL STORY
United States
DiCaprio Foundation donates USD 2 million to combat overfishing, ocean conservation
Oct 20, 23:50
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation provided USD 2 million to Oceans 5, an international funders’ collabor... FULL STORY
Chile
PescaChile would be taken over by Friosur for USD 45 million
Oct 20, 23:30
PescaChile’s creditors approved a deal to sell the firm to Friosur for about USD 45 million. Out of that... FULL STORY

Spain
Agreement between Moroccan and Spanish fishermen to fish in Gibraltar
Oct 21, 03:50
The Spanish and Moroccan fleets have finally reached an agreement in Tangier, Morocco, to divide the fishing days in the waters of the Strait of Gibra... FULL STORY

Australia
New levy proposed to combat oyster disease
Oct 21, 03:10
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a draft determination proposing to allow Australian Seafood Industries (ASI) to c... FULL STORY

East Timor
International help to boost aquaculture development
Oct 21, 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 celeb... FULL STORY
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Canada
Oct 20, 22:40 (GMT + 9):
Large scale commercial fisheries restricted in Beaufort Sea
Spain
Oct 20, 22:10 (GMT + 9):
Spanish crew sanctioned for illegal foreign fishing vessel
Norway
Oct 20, 21:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - MHG - Presentation of the Q3 2014 results 22 October at 08:00 (CET)
Netherlands
Oct 20, 21:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - SHV and Nutreco announce a recommended cash offer of EUR 40 per share for all shares of Nutreco
United States
Oct 20, 21:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Continual Improvement And Best Practices For IUU Vessel Listing Measures In Tuna RFMOs
Netherlands
Oct 20, 21:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Nutreco trading update Q3 2014
Portugal
Oct 20, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
Fishermen to be compensated for sardine fishery closure
Malta
Oct 20, 02:40 (GMT + 9):
Conservationists condemn Malta’s request to raise bluefin tuna quota
Argentina
Oct 20, 01:30 (GMT + 9):
Equipment and processes developed to add value to pacu
Australia
Oct 20, 00:40 (GMT + 9):
Rapid shellfish toxins test may be soon available
Australia
Oct 17, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Seafood labelling campaign raises controversial views
Chile
Oct 17, 23:30 (GMT + 9):
Bill subsidizing seaweed farming reactivated
 

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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.
 
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