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2011-06-23 15:26:02

Banning fisheries discards in the North Sea will promote fish stock recovery and increase fishermen's incomes, according to new research by scientists at the University of York.

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2011-06-10 11:08:21

ESA’s new Aquaculture project will support sustainable aquaculture by developing an information service based on state-of-the-art remote sensing.

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2011-02-05 07:15:00

Researchers at the University of British Columbia, reporting in a new study, found that the amount of fish caught in the Arctic has been severely under-reported for more than 50 years, making the northern ocean environment appear far more pristine than it really is.

2011-02-04 12:14:52

University of British Columbia researchers estimate that fisheries catches in the Arctic totaled 950,000 tons from 1950 to 2006, almost 75 times the amount reported to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) during this period.

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2011-01-31 14:50:00

Experts at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a report on Monday that fish consumption has reached record levels and world stocks need to be urgently rebuilt.

2011-01-27 23:59:53

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have completed a new study on the geography of commercial fisheries in Northwest Mexico and the results could have far-ranging implications for the sustainable future of marine wildlife in the area.

2011-01-06 03:31:46

Encouraging new evidence suggests that the bulk of the world's fisheries – including small-scale, often non-industrialized fisheries on which millions of people depend for food – could be sustained using community-based co-management.

2010-12-03 13:24:34

The Earth has run out of room to expand fisheries.

2010-11-22 12:30:11

A new oyster farming initiative has launched in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

2010-10-06 14:57:20

Some fisheries in the United States are poised to undergo major changes in the regulations used to protect fish stocks, and Iowa State University researchers have estimated that the new system will be an economic boon to the fishing industry.


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