The efforts of thousands of marine managers and scientists, fishermen and NGOs have significantly improved the welfare of fisheries in much of the developed world, but little is known of the vast swathes of oceans that are believed to be still being overfished.
Norway’s Olympic Seafood-owned krill phospholipid and omega-3 supplier Rimfrost is under assessment from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - a €300,000 process it expects to complete by the “middle of next year”.
An Australian seafood is hoping to receive a world first with Marine Stewardship Council certification for its mahi mahi, while also becoming Australia’s first tuna fishery to enter assessment to the MSC sustainable fisheries standard.
Philippine fishers face immense damage to the fisheries and aquaculture sectors in regions affected by Typhoon Haiyan, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization has said, calling for prompt and sustainable actions to help rebuild livelihoods.
Wholesale fish prices in India have risen by a huge 131% over the last five years on the back of rapidly growing demand. And, according to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), this growth has been damaging the domestic...