Wednesday 01 August 2012
MMO announces second English area for marine planningfishupdate.com | 01 Aug 2012
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has today (1 August) announced that the coast and seas from Dover to the River Dart in Devon will be the second area in England to benefit from marine planning.
Iceland claim their mackerel has different genetic footprintfishupdate.com | 01 Aug 2012
Iceland is claiming that some of the mackerel caught around its shores has a different genetic footprint to the general European stock which is at the centre of a major dispute with the European Union and Norway.
Govt's EEZ regime too weak - commissionerNew Zealand Herald | 01 Aug 2012
The parliament's independent environmental watchdog says the Government's proposed law governing the vast ocean resources covered by New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone are too weak.
Mangrove CO2 storage 'economic'BBC | 01 Aug 2012
Protecting mangroves to lock carbon away in trees may be an economic way to curb climate change, research suggests.
UK sub surveys deep ocean floorBBC | 01 Aug 2012
A British robotic sub has photographed a vast tract of deep ocean floor some 560km southwest of Lands End in great detail.
Réunion Island revokes order to hunt sharksGuardian Unlimited | 01 Aug 2012
The mayor of a town on Réunion Island has been forced to back down from a decision to pay fishermen to hunt and kill sharks because it contravenes French conservation law.
Sustainable fish on Olympic menuWorld Fishing | 01 Aug 2012
During the Olympic and Paralympic games, it is estimated that 82 tonnes of seafood will be served, and organisers have chosen to only use sustainable fish, showing it can be affordable, achievable and delicious.
Fourth Mexican fishery MSC certifiedWorld Fishing | 01 Aug 2012
Lobsters from the small-scale, artisanal fishery within the Sian Ka'an and Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserves, in the Mexican portion of the Mesoamerican Reef, have been MSC certified.
South Coast next marine planning areaWorld Fishing | 01 Aug 2012
The coast and seas from Dover to the River Dart in Devon has been announced as the second area in England for marine planning.
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