EU to ban “greenwashing” and improve consumer information

    Only sustainability labels based on approved certification schemes or established by public authorities will be allowed, under new EU rules.

    Historic High Seas treaty ratified by almost 70 countries

    The "High Seas" treaty, Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ), comes into force 120 days after formal ratification.

    Police investigation opened in Iceland into Arctic Fish escape

    Requested by the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority, if the charges turn out to be serious, fines and even prison sentences could be requested for those responsible for Arctic Fish according to the Fish Farming Law.

    Iceland’s Arctic Fish reports escape in one of its pens

    The company, which is already working to fix it, has informed the authorities and offered to pay for measures to ensure that escaped salmon entering the rivers do not mix with wild salmon.

    Half of UK’s key fish stocks “critical”, says Oceana report

    The UK's cod stocks are critically low, while mackerel is overfished.

    Marine heatwaves are here to stay, say scientists

    Better monitoring is urgently needed to counteract the "new normal" of extreme ocean tempreatures, according to research published this week in the journal Nature.

    Demersal fisheries unaffected by marine heat waves, new research says

    Researchers found no lasting effects on commercially-important demersal fish species such as flounder, pollock, haddock, redfish and halibut.

    Court upholds Kingfish Maine and confirms permits for the yellowtail land-based farm

    "Kingfish Maine remains a fully permitted project," the company says after the Maine Superior Court denied the latest appeal by opponents of The Kingfish Company's U.S. project.

    NAFO’s Greenland Halibut 3L Campaign sets sail for scientific exploration

    The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Black Feltan 3L operation in the Flemish Pass area, Division 3L.

    50,000 Maine salmon lost to hungry seals, says Cooke Aquaculture

    Cooke says that the missing fish appear to have been eaten by predatory seals, and is assessing how to prevent future incidents.

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