Seafood News - Environment & Sustainability


The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has granted its certification to BMR Seafood Group, making it the first Indian shrimp farm to receive that distinction.

Andhra Pradesh-based BMR owns and operates 12 hatcheries and shrimp farms with 300 ponds, as well as a 6,000-square-meter shrimp processing facility.

“We are incredibly humbled to have been awarded such an incredible certification. We have always taken a multi-dimensional approach to our business, with our commitment to providing fresh...

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U.S. President Barack Obama and his administration have released a proposal addressing the chronic overfishing of dusky sharks in U.S. waters. But suggested rule comes up short on its objective, according to marine conservation group Oceana.

Oceana, which sued the federal government in 2015 in a challenge to its policies on dusky sharks,  has deemed the proposed rule as “grossly inadequate,” and charged that that the National Marine Fisheries Service fails to offer measurable means...

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Conservation groups are pushing for the creation of marine protected areas that would limit krill fishing in the Southern Ocean at the annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), taking place 17 to 28 October in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

CCAMLR is an international commission composed of 25 members - 24 countries and the European Union - created in 1982 in response to increasing commercial fishing of Antarctic krill and other marine...

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A pole-and-line caught skipjack and albacore tuna fishery in Japan has achieved Marine Stewardship Council certification for sustainability.

Meiho Fishery, established in 2012 in Shiogama-city, Miyagi Prefecture, became only the third fishery in Japan to achieve MSC certification on Monday, 17 October (the previous two MSC-certified Japanese fisheries are Kyoto flathead flounder and Hokkaido scallops).

“This milestone marks a new chapter for fisheries in the Tohoku region, and signals that...

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[Editor’s note: Read SeafoodSource’s exclusive interview with MSC CEO Rupert Howes here]

Nearly 10 percent of seafood caught in the wild in the past 12 months – more than 9.3 million metric tons in total – was certified by the Marine Stewardship Council, according to the organization’s annual report, which it released Wednesday, 12 October.

MSC’s 2015-2016 annual report, “From sustainable fishers to seafood lovers” said MSC-certified catch has increased by six percent since two years ago...

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