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University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences Professor Ray Hilborn is considered one of the foremost fisheries researchers in the world. In this webinar, Hilborn will discuss his latest study, which disputes previous findings on the impact of human and natural predation on forage fish such as anchovies, sardines, and herring.
Forage fish are some of the most abundant exploited species in the sea and provide vital food security… Read More
Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing has been recently brought to a new level of public awareness, with retailers and seafood buyers realizing their purchasing power to influence policies that ensure the fish they trade in is legally sourced. In this webinar, Huw Thomas, a senior officer with the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Ending Illegal Fishing Project, will discuss how policy implementation, like the Food and Agriculture… Read More
Long a revered culinary tradition in Japan, sushi is now a global phenomenon. Sushi-focused restaurants can now be found in every corner of the United States and Europe, and most urban areas around the world, from Buenos Aires to Brisbane to Beijing. But sushi’s very popularity may be endangering its future, as some of the fish species sushi is best known for featuring – including bluefin tuna, grouper, and snapper – are… Read More
The ability to track and trace products throughout the entire supply chain has become of paramount importance to the seafood industry, as consumers have become increasingly interested in transparency, authentication, food safety, and sustainability. In this webinar, Michele Southall, industry engagement director for GS1 US, a nonprofit organization that develops and maintains global standards for business communication, will discuss how supply… Read More
Social issues in the tuna supply chain are at the forefront of discussions about sustainability in the seafood industry, and increasing attention is being paid to working conditions both in tuna processing and within the purse-seiner fleet. In this webinar, Marcelo Hidalgo, founder of Seafoodmatter, a Netherlands-based independent advisory company specialized in integrated quality and supply chain management, will review the status of… Read More
Aquaculture is a critical part of the answer of how we will feed our world in the future. But when it comes to consumers, talking about aquaculture sometimes feels like swimming against the current, according to Jacqueline Claudia, co-founder of LoveTheWild, a Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.-based start-up that makes and sells cook-from-frozen fish kits. In this webinar, Claudia will discuss the ins and outs of building her company’s brand… Read More
Keeping track of all the latest changes, updates and legal interpretations of the rules governing the U.S. seafood industry can be a tricky, nigh on impossible task. The maze of federal agencies with oversight over the catch, import and distribution of seafood in the United States include the Department of Justice, NOAA, the FDA and USDA. Robert Becerra, principal at Miami-based Becerra Law, will provide an overview of the criminal statutes most… Read More
Aquaculture is projected to represent 62 percent of human seafood consumption by 2030, which means that an additional 40 million metric tons of farmed seafood must be produced to quench the world’s appetite for fish. However, aquaculture faces some major challenges if it's to grow in a responsible manner. For this webinar, the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Steven Hedlund and Molly Jacques will discuss how to tackle the three biggest… Read More
Small-scale fisheries account for 95 percent of the world’s fishing fleet, but currently suffer from inadequate monitoring. Silicon Valley-based Pelagic Data Systems (PDS) has created a lightweight monitoring system for small vessels that can be used to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and the exploitation of global fish stocks. Join PDS CEO Dave Solomon and the company’s chief scientific officer, Melissa… Read More
The seafood industry in Asia is undergoing a sea change as the continent gains in international prominence. Traditional seafood powers China and Thailand are losing grip on their dominant positions in the marketplace and upstarts including India, Vietnam and Indonesia are gaining market share. Meanwhile, a host of challenges have arisen that threaten to derail the continent’s rise. Join SeafoodSource contributing editors Mark Godfrey, who… Read More