Tag Archives: seafood

Chinese shark fin soup ban

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This video says about itself: 3 July 2012 China announces plans to ban shark fin soup at official functions, delighting environmentalists. Ramy Inocencio reports. From AFP news agency: China bans shark fin soup…

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Bycatch: 1 for the price of 10

Originally posted on A Perspective Study:
Bycatch is a real and growing problem. We are catching more fish unintentionally than ever before thanks the to large-scale implementation of bottom trawling, a fishing technique in which ships as big as supertankers…

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EU shark finning ban comes into effect

Originally posted on The Coastal House:
News article from fishupdate.com: All sharks caught in European waters or by European vessels will have to be landed with their fins still naturally attached. Celebrating the arrival of the long-awaited, strict EU ban…

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Mislabeling damages consumer trust in seafood

Originally posted on The Coastal House:
seafoodsource.com reports: The deliberate mislabelling of seafood has the potential to damage an industry valued for its quality and sustainability. Recent press coverage of this issue in the U.K. has raised concerns that weakly…

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EU Agrees To Tighten Its Ban On Shark Finning

Originally posted on Ann Novek( Luure)–With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors:
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union agreed on Thursday to tighten an existing ban on “shark finning”, or slicing fins off sharks often while…

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Historic fisheries deal secured by UK government

We’ve waited years for Europe’s Common Fisheries Policy to get its much-needed makeover. Yesterday, the reform was approved. You can read more under my ‘fishery’ tag and you can hear the Fat Lady singing.

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World Oceans Day 2013

Originally posted on LEARN FROM NATURE:
World Oceans Day, which had been unofficially celebrated every 8 June since its original proposal in 1992 by Canada at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,[1] was officially recognized by the United Nations in 2008.[2] Since then…

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