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EU adopts Baltic Sea fishing proposal for 2022

The Baltic Sea fishing proposal, which will define sustainable sea-use in the region, has been adopted by the European Commission for 2022.
overfishing marine protected areas, edge effect

Study finds overfishing still happens in Marine Protected Areas

A new study, published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, found that overfishing was still an issue on the little-investigated borders of a Marine Protected Area (MPA).
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Starfish & discard from cod fish: A source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids?

Prof Charlotte Jacobsen, Professor and Head of Research Group for Bioactives – Analysis and Application at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, discusses how starfish and discard from different types of cod fish can be a potential source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
mercury levels in fish, mercury pollution

Study says rising mercury levels in fish linked to climate change

A new study in Finland found that rising mercury levels in fish can be linked to climate change and increasing land use.
aquaculture sector, bioeconomy

The aquaculture sector towards the bioeconomy

Sergio Ponsá Salas, Director, BETA Technological Center (UVic-UCC), describes boosting the transition of the aquaculture sector towards the bioeconomy, with discussion ranging from aquaculture industry by-products to bio-based fertilizers.
fishing deal with norway, uk fisheries

UK unable to make post-Brexit fishing deal with Norway

The UK failed to maintain British fishing-rights in Norwegian waters, after taking over negotiations from the EU for the first time in 40 years.
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Natural refrigerant heat pumps for residential buildings

Daniel Carbonell, TRI-HP Project Coordinator, explains solar ice-slurry systems and supercoolers, and reports on the latest innovations in natural refrigerant heat pumps for multi-family residential buildings.
going circular

Going circular is now more important than ever

Open Access Government charts the recent policy priorities of Virginijus Sinkevičius, the European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, as Europe works towards a circular economy.
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Taiwan: High-resolution seabed geophysical survey research

Gwo-shyh Song, Associate Professor at the National Taiwan University and Global Aqua Survey Ltd, walks us through his high-resolution seabed geophysical survey research around offshore areas in Taiwan.
Digital asset management

Digital Asset Management Solutions within the NHS and the Public Sector

Chris Haden, CEO of Engeneum Limited, tells us about an NHS Trust and a Local Authority where Engeneum’s Digital Asset Management Solution is used to improve efficiency and support homeworking.
intensive fish farming

Intensive fish farming: A call to reform the industry

Sophie Peutrill, Global Campaign Manager – Fish Welfare at Compassion in World Farming, argues that intensive fish farming is unsustainable and unethical and we must do more to reform this growing industry.
aquaculture sector

Technology solutions for the aquaculture sector

Carlos Mazorra, Director of Innovation and Enrique Amaré, CEO of SMARTWATER PLANET share with us their thoughts on affordable technology solutions for the aquaculture sector.
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Nature needs legal rights to really protect biodiversity

Professor Dr Tineke Lambooy discusses why granting legal personhood to entities of nature could enable society to protect biodiversity for future generations.
small hydropower dams in brazil, food security

Small hydropower dams in Brazil threaten marine biodiversity

The University of Washington found that small hydropower dams in Brazil are potentially damaging river connectivity and marine biodiversity - what's going on?
antarctic penguins

Network of marine protected areas could help safeguard Antarctic penguins

New research highlights how a network of marine protected areas could help defend essential breeding areas for Antarctic penguins.
seafood side-streams

Developing new solutions for better utilisation of seafood side-streams

Charlotte Jacobsen, Professor and Head of Research Group at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, explains how the WaSeaBi project will ensure sounder exploitation of aquatic resources.
fish side streams

Nutritional and health benefits of dietary products made from fish side streams

Katerina Kousoulaki, Christos Tsatsanis, Tone-Kari K. Østbye and Francisco J. Barba of the AQUABIOPRO-FIT project discuss the health benefits of dietary products made from fish side streams.
blue aquaculture

Can blue aquaculture be the green protein of the future?

Dawn Purchase, Aquaculture Programme Manager at the Marine Conservation Society considers if blue aquaculture can be the green protein of the future.
supertrawlers

Why supertrawlers have no place in the UK’s marine protected areas

Chris Thorne, Oceans Campaigner at Greenpeace UK explains why supertrawlers have no place in the UK’s marine protected areas.
offshore wind power, COVID-19

PM Johnson: “Offshore wind power in every home by 2030”

Is this really a push for renewable power, or hot air from Boris Johnson? Here, we discuss the literal possibilities of offshore wind power in the UK.

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