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2021-2030 Norway’s Climate Action Plan: Reduce aquaculture production emissions

The Norweigan government has published its Climate Action Plan for 2021–2030 which promotes the development of low- and zero-emission solutions in the aquaculture industry. Thereby, the Government will introduce requirements where possible. For example, there will be lower emissions from more and more of the vessels and trucks that transport fish from fish farms to…

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First Nations and Canadian government advance in water management negotiations

Under the Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw Nations Transition to Stage 5 Memorandum of Understanding The governments of First Nations Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw, Canada, and British Columbia have signed a new agreement that will further advance reconciliation and treaty negotiations over the management of land, water, and natural resources. Thus, Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw Nation Leaders, Hereditary Chiefs; the Honourable Marc Miller, federal…

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Norway develops satellite tracking technology to uncover illegal fishing

Focus on developing countries and small island states Norway has developed a tool for satellite tracking and inter-agency cooperation to uncover illegal fishing. The main challenge is developing countries and particularly small island states where they present lack tools to monitor their waters. The Norwegian government has confirmed these data satellites can make a…

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The new Ibero-American Artisanal Fisheries Network is now a reality

In collaboration with WWF Spain The Ibero-American Artisanal Fisheries Network (RIPAPA, in Spanish) is an initiative led by the Conil de la Frontera Fishermen Producers Organization (OPP72) in collaboration with WWF Spain and the Society for the Development of Coastal Communities. As well as various sector entities from almost every Iberoamerican country. This network aims…

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RFVS certification for a cold-water prawn fishing vessel for first time

Under the Global Seafood Alliance’s Best Seafood Practices Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) has certified a cold-water prawn fishing vessel for the first time in the certification’s history. The RFVS certification is a part of the Global Seafood Alliance’s Best Seafood Practices (BSP). The certified vessel, Merike, is a 70-meter trawler and it targets cold-water…

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