clam harvesting News

  • India`s Ashtamudi Estuary short-neck clam fishery enters MSC assessment

    India’s short-neck clam fishery in the Ashtamudi Estuary, Kerala’s second largest estuarine system, has entered into MSC assessment. If successful it will be the first Indian fishery and, significantly, one of a growing number of artisanal fisheries seeking certification as a sustainable and well managed fishery. The fishery will be assessed against the ...

  • Fisheries certification update: July 2013

    In the period since March, new fisheries of all sizes from around the globe have been newly certified to the MSC standard for sustainability. Spanish cooperative's artisanal shellfish fisheries certified Fisheries managed by the 400 member ...

  • UK Shellfish are cleaner thanks to sewerage infrastructure improvements

    Shellfish harvesting areas in the UK are cleaner, thanks to sewerage improvement schemes over the last decade which have lowered average levels of Escherichia coli in oysters, mussels and other commercially-important species and boosted the shellfish industry’s economic value. Addressing the additional pollution risks from agriculture could further reduce contamination and human health ...

  • Ocean Wise makes waves in seafood sustainability

    The Vancouver Aquarium is well recognized as an international tourist destination, but another equally important offering of ours focuses on impactful conservation, research, and education programs. One such initiative is the Aquarium's Ocean Wise program, a Canada-wide initiative that aims to enhance education about seafood sustainability and advance an ocean-friendly approach to seafood ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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