Quick Dips
Curated topical articles on the Blue Economy

Consumer Need For Trusted Certification Labels Revealed by ASC Research

ASC Aqua Fisheries & Aquaculture

It's important to have an easy visual prompt in store (such as a certification label) on Seafood

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Mission Oceans Helix - Accelerating Marine Innovation in Europe

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

A new hub that has been designed to accelerate innovation throughout the EU's blue economy has been launched this week.

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Emerging Blue Economy Builds a Workforce

Sarah Pilla, Spectrum News Energy Solutions Fisheries & Aquaculture

Industry and academic leaders will collaborate for workforce development in the emerging blue economy through a consortia of 13 colleges in Los Angeles.

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How Marine Conservation Startups Are Saving Our Oceans

DOMINIQUE ROBERTS, TechRound Fisheries & Aquaculture

Coral reefs play a vital role in sustaining ocean life, supporting fishing industries, and generating billions of pounds in revenue each year.

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Why protecting the ocean floor matters for climate change

William Austin, World Economic Forum Fisheries & Aquaculture

Human activities, such as deepsea mining and bottom-trawling fishing practices, pose a threat to the ocean floor.

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Why protecting the ocean floor matters for climate change

William Austin, World Economic Forum Fisheries & Aquaculture

Human activities, such as deepsea mining and bottom-trawling fishing practices, pose a threat to the ocean floor.

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Ocean corporate pilot underway

Science Based Targets Network Fisheries & Aquaculture

Over the next few months, this new initiative will be piloting draft guidance for the first science-based targets covering seafood value chains.

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We must invest in our Ocean to preserve nature and secure the wellbeing of coastal communities

ORRAA Fisheries & Aquaculture

We need to rebuild ocean ecosystems and marine biodiversity if we are to ensure the wellbeing of the billions of people who live along the coast

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Human Rights Issues in the Farmed Seafood Industry and the Role of Certification

Chris Ninnes, ASC Aqua Fisheries & Aquaculture

An overview of the challenges faced by the seafood sector and what can be done to improve the social performance of seafood supply chains.

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Biden-Harris Administration invests $2.7 million to improve ocean observations with new robotic floats

Alison Gillespie, NOAA Fisheries & Aquaculture

The Argo array is made up of a fleet of robotic instruments that measure temperature and salinity in the global ocean

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From reserves to revenue: How marine protected areas can drive economic growth

Mark John Costello, World Economic Forum Fisheries & Aquaculture

Marine protected areas provide benefits beyond fisheries, creating jobs and boosting local economies.

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Aquatic animal welfare as a key intervention to achieve sustainability

Catalina Lopez, Economist Fisheries & Aquaculture

It is essential to recognise that aquatic animal welfare extends beyond ethical considerations.

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The Caribbean Is Drowning In Seaweed, But Entrepreneurs Are Saving It

Ken Silverstein, Forbes Fisheries & Aquaculture

Caribbean ingenuity is helping reduce carbon emissions by 8 million metric tons by harvesting sargassum seaweed and turning it into fertilizer and paper pulp.

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Aqua-Spark CEO: Institutional capital key to growing aquaculture

Danielle Rossingh, Impact Investor Fisheries & Aquaculture

Lissy Smit, CEO of sustainable aquaculture investment fund Aqua-Spark talks to Impact Investor about fundraising, the sector’s first unicorn and why it is launching a new Africa fund.

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Boosting global food security with blue food

Songlin Wang and Lebin Liu, Impact Economist Fisheries & Aquaculture

Experts have observed the importance of recognizing and incentivizing the contribution of small-scale aquaculture operations in China.

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Saving Biology With Blue Biotechnology

ABHAY H. PANDE AND J. ANAKHA, Maritime Executive Fisheries & Aquaculture

The primary focus of Blue Biotech is to enhance accessibility of marine resources and how we can benefit from them.

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Hatch celebrates raising €75 million for Blue Revolution Fund

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

Hatch Blue has announced that is has now raised €75 million for its Blue Revolution Fund.

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Women in the blue economy: 40% of seaweed startups are female-led

Impact Economist Fisheries & Aquaculture

40% of all the startups in the seaweed sector are now led by women.

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Risk assessment tool launched for aquafeed accountability

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

A new tool is in its first iteration and will be used to collect insights into aquaculture supply chains.

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World’s largest tropical seaweed farm begins operations

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

Marking an important step towards the mass cultivation of seaweeds, Sea6 Energy has launched the world’s largest mechanised tropical seaweed farm off the coast of Lombok, Indonesia.
 

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