Friday 04 May 2012
Transatlantic alliance in marine research and educationEurekAlert | 04 May 2012
International cooperation is important not only for research but also, increasingly, for training of the marine scientists of the future. The Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the University of Kiel together with Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, and the Halifax Marine Research Institute have an ambitious plan to join forces across the Atlantic Ocean in training the next generation of marine scientists.
Explore Earth's ocean floor with NOAA's new online data viewer [What's New]NOAA's National Ocean Service | 04 May 2012
NOAA has made sea floor maps and other data on the world's coasts, continental shelves, and deep ocean available for easy viewing online. Anyone with Internet access can now explore undersea features and obtain detailed depictions of the sea floor and coasts, including deep canyons, ripples, landslides, and likely fish habitat.
IMO and SPC focus on safe transportation of dangerous goods and bulk cargoes by seaSecretariat of the Pacific Community | 04 May 2012
The London-based International Maritime Organization (IMO), in partnership with SPC, is running a workshop this week in Suva to assist Pacific Island member governments to meet their obligations with regard to national regulations concerning the safe transportation of dangerous goods and bulk cargoes by sea.
The role of aquaculture in global food securityfishupdate.com | 04 May 2012
With demand for food growing at nearly twice supply in recent years, aquaculture will have a vital role in addressing future global food security concerns, a specialist in science communication told delegates at the Australasian Aquaculture Conference 2012 in Melbourne yesterday, May 3.
Senegal revokes licences of foreign fishing trawlersGuardian Unlimited | 04 May 2012
The new government of Senegal has cancelled the licences of 29 foreign fishing trawlers, demanding that they offload their catches in the capital Dakar before leaving the west African country's territorial waters. The dramatic move on Tuesday by fisheries minister Pape Diouf follows growing resentment at overfishing and alleged corruption of the previous government's licencing system.
EU funds could secure seafood supplyWorld Fishing | 04 May 2012
The future of seafood supply was at the centre of a debate held last week at the European Seafood Exposition in Brussels.
Recirculating technology aquaculture keyWorld Fishing | 04 May 2012
Technology that reduces water consumption by around 98% is a key feature of new recirculating systems now available to the global aquaculture industry.
Crab pot trials to help sustainabilityWorld Fishing | 04 May 2012
Fisheries Queensland observers are helping commercial mud crabbers trial a new device that aims to reduce bycatch of under-sized mud crabs and potentially increase catch rates of legal-sized mud crabs.
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