Fisheries

The “VicinAqua” project, supported by the European Union, aims to develop an efficient, flexible and robust system for wastewater treatment and reuse in aquaculture.

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Global warming could cause pacific islands to lose up to 80 per cent of fisheries. <br/> Photo: flickr/Ryan McMinds
Fisheries

Pacific island countries could lose up to 80 per cent of fisheries, a recent study has found. Countries in the Pacific heavily depend on fish as an important source of food and income.

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Fisheries

The Global Programme for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture is part of the German government’s special initiative ‘One World – No Hunger’ (SEWOH). The programme supports local people in African countries in getting…

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A composite of satellite images of East Kalimantan taken in 1996, 2007, and 2010 The red areas have largely changed from mangrove forest in 1996 to aquaculture by 2007. <br/> Photo: GMW
Fisheries

Expanding aquaculture in South-East Asia over the last two decades has been the main driver of mangrove loss in the world, says a study by Global Magrove Watch.

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Harvesting tilapia fish for sale from a pond on Jafi Enterprises fish farm, western Kenya (April 2017). <br/> Photo: ©FAO/Tony Karumba
Fisheries

Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV), a highly contagious disease, is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world's most important fish for human consumption, warns FAO.

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Fisheries

A report on the future of global fish supply entitled “Fishing for proteins – How marine fisheries impact on global food security up to 2050” has been published by WWF. The authors fear that because of limited fish…

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Fisheries

Fishery experts at the fishery research unit of the Baden-Württemberg Agricultural Centre (LAZBW) in southern Germany have developed a feed additive from cork which is very suitable for production in aquaculture and is…

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A new project, funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the European Commission (EC) and led by WorldFish, aims to use selective breeding to make improved fish strains more accessible to…

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Fisheries

Despite notable progress in some areas, the state of the world's marine resources has not improved over the last decade. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s new State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report…

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A new study by FAO found that there is higher fish consumption in Africa‘s dryland areas than reported in official figures. This indicates an important role for small fish in local food security.

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