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LISD students practice sustainability through aquaponics donation - Austin American-Statesman

LISD students practice sustainability through aquaponics donation
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Texas State University senior Rebekah Rutledge donated two 300-gallon aquaponics systems, one each to Leander and Cedar Park high school.
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Don overcomes poll violence effects to export fingerlings

Don overcomes poll violence effects to export fingerlings | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
“I saw an unexploited gold mine and, on making enquiries, was told the owner of the eight-and-a-half acres was desperate to sell it, since most of it was marshy and unfit for any gainful agricultural activity,” Ngugi said.
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Goodbye, herring? Biotech bait gives lobstermen alternative

Goodbye, herring? Biotech bait gives lobstermen alternative | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Lobster and crab fishermen have baited traps with dead herring for generations, but an effort to find a synthetic substitute for forage fish is nearing fruition just as the little fish are in short supply, threatening livelihoods in a lucrative...
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Building resilience through Needs Assessments in FAO Emergency operation

To address the impact of humanitarian crises on lives and livelihoods, and improve the efficiency of humanitarian interventions, it is key to understan
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High seas fisheries management could recoup losses due to climate change

High seas fisheries management could recoup losses due to climate change | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Closing the high seas to fishing could increase fish catches in coastal waters by 10 per cent, helping people, especially the most vulnerable, cope with the expected losses of fish due to climate change, new UBC researc...
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Alexandra Cousteau to visit the Philippines to support sustainable fisheries reforms | Negosentro

Alexandra Cousteau to visit the Philippines to support sustainable fisheries reforms | Negosentro | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Conservation advocate Alexandra Cousteau, senior adviser to Oceana, is visiting the Philippines from Aug. 29 to Sept. 11 to promote awareness on sustainable
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Why did millions of fish turn up dead in Indonesia’s giant Lake Toba?

Why did millions of fish turn up dead in Indonesia’s giant Lake Toba? | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A village of aquafarmers grapples with the aftermath of a mass fish death that nearly killed the local economy. Is it too late to prevent a repeat of the catastrophe from occurring?
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Sealord to make significant investment in fishing fleet | Aquaculture Directory

Sealord to make significant investment in fishing fleet | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
New Zealand deep sea fishing company Sealord is to make a $70 million investment in its fishing fleet with the purchase of a new state-of-the-art vessel. 

Chief Executive Officer Steve Yung says Sealord’s shareholders, Maori-owned Moana New Zealand (Aotearoa Fisheries Limited) and Japanese company Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd (Nissui), have committed to the vessel purchase, which they will part-fund.
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Salmon feed innovations set to boost Scotland’s biggest food export market | Aquaculture Directory

Salmon feed innovations set to boost Scotland’s biggest food export market | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) last night announced over £140,000 support for two projects aimed at improving salmon feed formulations, amplified by over a quarter of a million pounds of funding from industry and academic partners.
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First case of whirling disease in Canada | Aquaculture Directory

First case of whirling disease in Canada | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of Whirling Disease in fish in Johnson Lake in Banff National Park. This is the first case of whirling disease in Canada. 

Whirling disease is a federally reportable disease under the Health of Animals Act and the CFIA is working closely with Parks Canada and Alberta Environment and Parks to ensure a coordinated response to the disease.
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One of the World's Biggest Fisheries Is on The Verge of Collapse

One of the World's Biggest Fisheries Is on The Verge of Collapse | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Major disputes in the South China Sea are putting critical habitat—and the food supply of millions—at risk.
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Fishmaster - new concept for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture

Kongsberg Maritime launched a new concept for sustainable fisheries & aquaculture at Nor-Fishing in Trondheim. Learn more about the concept
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Synthetic prawns: a bid to make ‘seafood’ that’s sustainable and slavery-free

Synthetic prawns: a bid to make ‘seafood’ that’s sustainable and slavery-free | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A California biotech company receives funding to commercialise algae-based prawns, in an attempt to get people switching to more sustainable diets
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Obama establishes world's largest marine reserve

Obama establishes world's largest marine reserve | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The area now measure 582,578 sq miles - about four times the size of California. It is home to hundreds of unique creatures including the world's oldest living organism.
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RCMP Arrest Four Indigenous Protesters For Fish Farm Demonstration

RCMP Arrest Four Indigenous Protesters For Fish Farm Demonstration | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Protesters were at Dixon Bay fish farm north of Tofino CBC News Posted: Aug 25, 2016 Four members of the Yaakswiis Warriors — whose members are part of the Ahousaht First Nation — were arrested this week after...
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A Stinky Artificial Bait Could Protect Millions of Tiny Fish

A Stinky Artificial Bait Could Protect Millions of Tiny Fish | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Crabs and lobsters are drawn to a totally synthetic bait, which could reduce the large take of live baitfish from the sea
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The Tiny Amazonian City That Supplies Aquarium Fish to the World

The Tiny Amazonian City That Supplies Aquarium Fish to the World | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Once a rubber boomtown, remote Barcelos is now at the center of the tropical fish trade.
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Greenpeace takes aim at not-so-sustainable seafood

Greenpeace takes aim at not-so-sustainable seafood | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Sodexo and Aramark lead off a less-than-glowing analysis of the state of sustainable seafood.
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Majestic 22-Pound Lobster Dies After Being Released Into the Wild by Clueless Humans

Majestic 22-Pound Lobster Dies After Being Released Into the Wild by Clueless Humans | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
First, death came for Larry, the 15-pound, 100-year-old lobster who died on his way to freedom. Now it’s come for Big Lobi, a 22-pound monster who died shortly after he was released into the wild in Chatham, Massachusetts.
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Seafood industry recognises its “stars” | Aquaculture Directory

Seafood industry recognises its “stars” | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
New Zealand seafood industry members who have made a significant contribution to the industry have been recognised in Wellington tonight in the inaugural Seafood Stars Awards. 

The awards are part of the industry’s celebrations to mark the 30th anniversary of the fisheries Quota Management System with awards for excellence and innovation within the industry.
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Seafood industry continues steady growth path | Aquaculture Directory

Seafood industry continues steady growth path | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The seafood industry continues to show strong growth with export earnings reaching $1.78 billion in the year to June, Seafood New Zealand’s Executive Chairman George Clement said. 

Speaking at the seafood industry’s annual conference, George Clement said the June result was an increase of $201 million on the same time last year, ”further demonstrating that we continue to make a significant contribution to the economy as one of the country’s main export earners,” he said.
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Creed announces commencement of fisheries local development strategies | Aquaculture Directory

Creed announces commencement of fisheries local development strategies | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD met representatives of the seven new Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs) at the National Seafood Centre in Clonakilty. 

€12m is available to the FLAGS under Ireland’s Operational Programme for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
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Exports down, revenue shrinks - News VietNamNet

Exports down, revenue shrinks - News VietNamNet | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Vietnam’s export growth rate was modest at 5.7 percent in the first half of 2016, the lowest in the last five years. This has raised concerns that the 6.7 percent GDP growth rate may be unattainable, while state budget revenue will shrink.
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Fish farm monitoring in Vietnam by controlling water quality in ponds and tanks | Libelium

Fish farm monitoring in Vietnam by controlling water quality in ponds and tanks | Libelium | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
PHA Distribution, one of the leading IOT & ICT distributors in Vietnam market, has deployed a wireless sensor network in a Vietnamese fish farm, next to Mekong river, with Libelium’s Waspmote Plug & Sense!
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UCC leads EU project on symbiotic sea businesses

UCC leads EU  project on symbiotic sea businesses | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Plan includes ventures where aquaculture and wave energies co-operate, share costs
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Maximum sustainable yield frameworks need to be adaptive, Myfish concludes

Maximum sustainable yield frameworks need to be adaptive, Myfish concludes | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Maximum sustainable yield is not the same for every country and adaptable frameworks are therefore key for fisheries to meet CFP goals, the four-year Myfish project concluded.
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