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  • Ohio State Partners to Create New Agricultural and Food Law Consortium

    Ohio State University Extension’s Agricultural and Resource Law program has partnered with a group of universities in the creation of a new Agricultural and Food Law Consortium that will work to research regional and national agricultural law issues. The consortium is part of and led by the National Agricultural Law Center, which is a unit of the University of Arkansas System Division of ...


    By Ohio State University

  • USSEC Works with Philippines’ Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources on its Aquaculture Development Plan

    USSEC recently met with the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) in Diliman, Quezon City to learn their plans and program for the country’s aquaculture sector over the next five years. The head of the Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Division presented the newly approved “Comprehensive National Fisheries Industry ...

  • New jobs created by stronger rules, say BC’s salmon farmers

    Better rules would mean better opportunity for BC’s salmon farmers, a senate committee was told today by representatives of the sector. While BC’s salmon farming community currently contributes $800-million to the provincial economy, it could grow to $1.4 billion by 2020, resulting in 8,000 total jobs. By 2035, it could reach $3.5 billion and 20,000 jobs. All the sector ...


    By Salmon Farmers Association

  • US fish farms tap former coal mines for water

    In the Appalachian mountains of the United States, growing numbers of fish farmers are raising trout, catfish, and even salmon throughout the valleys of the state of West Virginia. What they'd rather not tell you, however, is that the source of their water is deserted coal mines. Worry not, seafood lovers. According to independent experts from within West Virginia and outside the state, the ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • AgriMarine Appoints Chief Operating Officer to Lead Expansion in China

    AgriMarine Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FSH)(OTCQX: AGMHF)(FRANKFURT: A2G) (the "Company" or "AgriMarine"), the leader in floating closed containment clean technology for sustainable aquaculture and commercial salmon producer in Canada and China, is pleased to announce the appointments of Ms. Lily Gao as Chief Operating Officer (China) and Mr. Josh McKibben (Hong Kong) as General Manager of Farm ...


    By Marketwire

  • Peru wavers on ten-year halt to GM imports

    A ten-year moratorium on the entry of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), approved by Peru's Congress last month, has been thrown into question by a decision by the country's Executive to return the bill for further debate. The outgoing president, Alan García, and his ministers, who make up the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • World`s most comprehensive assessment of mangroves reveals threats & opportunities to global economy & the planet

    The first global assessment of mangroves in over a decade reveals that rare and critically important mangrove forests continue to be lost at a rate three to four times higher than land-based global forests, despite positive restoration efforts by some countries. About one fifth of all mangroves are thought to have been lost since 1980. Although losses are slowing at 0.7 per cent a year, the ...

  • Countries Crack Down on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

    Countries took a major step forward in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing today as they endorsed a set of international guidelines that will hold states more accountable for the activities of fishing vessels flying their flags. The FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Flag State Performance spell out a range of actions that countries can take to ensure that vessels ...

  • Questions and Answers on the reformed Common Fisheries Policy

    The overall objective of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is to make fishing sustainable - environmentally, economically and socially. The new policy will bring fish stocks back to sustainable levels and will stop wasteful fishing practices. It will provide EU citizens with a stable, secure and healthy food supply for the long term. It seeks to bring new prosperity to the fishing ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • HR BioPetroleum Makes Changes to Name, Board, and Leadership

    HR BioPetroleum, Inc. (HRBP), a leading developer of algae-based biofuels and bioproducts, announced today that the company has changed its name to Cellana, Inc., promoted Martin Sabarsky to president and chief executive officer, and that Mike May was elected to the board of directors. Former CEO Ed Shonsey ( ...


    By Marketwire

  • Commission aims to draw attention to deteriorating oceans

    The Global Ocean Commission, a new independent body of politicians, businessmen, development experts and scientists, will meet for the first time next month, in Cape Town, South Africa, to start work on proposing the sustainable use of the oceans' natural resources. The commission will analyse the major threats to the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • AgriMarine Signs Share Purchase Agreement for Transaction with West Coast Fishculture

    Further to its news release dated September 6, 2013, AgriMarine Holdings Inc. (the “Company” or “AgriMarine”) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, AgriMarine Industries Inc., has executed a definitive Share Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”) with the shareholders of West Coast Fishculture (Lois Lake) Ltd. and West Coast Fishculture Ltd. (collectively, ...


    By AgriMarine Holdings Inc.

  • Extending responsible fisheries management to the ocean deeps

    On the first-ever UN World Oceans Day FAO has published a set of technical guidelines aimed at helping the fisheries sector reduce its impacts on fragile deep-sea fish species and ecosystems. The guidelines provide a framework that countries can use, individually and in the context of regional fisheries management organizations, to manage deep sea fisheries (DSF) in high-seas areas outside of ...

  • "Lillian's Healthy Gourmet" Meals "Certified Gluten Free"

    HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HQSM) ("HQS" or the "Company"), a leader in the production and marketing of health products derived from marine based raw materials as well as Tilapia resulting from vertically integrated operations, today announced that its "Lillian's Healthy Gourmet" seafood meals are the first Seafood meals to be certified gluten free by "GFCO," the only ...


    By Marketwire

  • HQ Sustainable Receives NYSE Amex Delisting Notification

    HQ Sustainable, a leader in the production and marketing of health products derived from marine based raw materials as well as Tilapia resulting from vertically integrated operations, announced today it received a notice from the NYSE Amex LLC (the "Exchange") stating that the Exchange staff has determined that the Company's previously submitted plan of compliance, as amended and supplemented, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. Receives Additional Deficiency Letter

    HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HQS) ("HQS" or the "Company"), a leading producer and marketer of health products derived from marine based raw materials as well as Tilapia resulting from vertically integrated operations, announced today it received a continued listing deficiency notice from the NYSE Amex LLC (the "Exchange") relating to the Company's inability to timely ...


    By Marketwire

  • AgriMarine Holdings Inc. Announces Closing of First Tranche of Private Placement

    AgriMarine Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FSH)(OTCQX: AGMHF)(FRANKFURT: A2G) (the "Company" or "AgriMarine") is pleased to announce that it has closed the first, non-brokered, tranche of a private placement consisting of 6,763,644 units (each a "Unit'), at a subscription price of $0.35 per Unit for gross proceeds of $2,367,275 (the "Offering"). Each Unit is comprised of one common share (each a ...


    By Marketwire

  • Questions and answers on the new proposal for a regulation on preventing and managing invasive alien species

    What are invasive alien species (IAS)? Alien species are plants, animals, fungi and micro-organisms that have been transported across ecological barriers such as mountain ranges, or oceans as a result of human intervention, and have become established in an area outside their natural range. About a quarter of these species are brought into Europe intentionally, for their beauty, ...

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