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2011-09-07 13:14:16

A team of leading marine scientists from around the world is recommending an end to most commercial fishing in the deep sea, the Earth's largest ecosystem.

2011-07-20 08:40:00

PITTSBURGH, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-format food and fuel retailer, Giant Eagle and the international nonprofit organization, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), today announced a partnership to develop a comprehensive sustainable seafood procurement strategy.

2011-06-08 07:00:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of World Oceans Day, West Marine (Nasdaq: WMAR), the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, today announced the recipients of their annual Marine Conservation Grants program.

2011-04-28 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the first round of grant awards from its Fisheries Innovation Fund, a program launched in 2010 to support sustainable fisheries in the U.S.

2011-04-19 13:38:52

HÃ¥kan Eggert's studies from Iceland and the Gullmar fjord on the Swedish west coast, reveal that when commercial fishermen are given fishing rights they voluntarily choose more sustainable fishing methods and earn far more.

2011-03-21 15:05:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, in partnership with CleanFish, a sustainable seafood procurement expert, announced today one of the largest initiatives of its kind designed to significantly increase the quantity and availability of sustainable fresh fish options in the United States.

2011-03-17 16:35:00

Well-known seafood company launches new brand, logo and website ST. JOHN'S, NL, March 17 /PRNewswire/ - Ocean Choice International (OCI) today launched a fresh new corporate brand focusing on the Company's three pillars: customer service, product quality and sustainability.

2011-02-25 12:00:00

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2011-02-19 06:05:00

Over-fishing by humans has led to fewer big, predatory fish in the world’s oceans, leaving smaller fish to thrive and double their numbers over the past century, scientists reported on Friday.

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2011-01-22 09:02:30

Catalan researchers have studied the marine trophic network in Mauritania, on the north west coast of Africa, which is an extremely heavily exploited fishing area, as well as being home to two of the world's most threatened species of marine mammal – the monk seal and the Atlantic hump-backed dolphin.


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