Kidney function improved in type-1 diabetics with the highest average intake of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) versus those who consumed the lower fatty acids intakes, according to the latest issue of the journal Diabetes Care.
The Joint Technical Commission for the Argentine-Uruguay Maritime Front (CTMFM) established an autumn ban for the common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) fishery in the Common Fishing Zone (ZCP), shared by Argentina and Uruguay. The measure became effective 7 April to 30 June 2010.
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband announced last week the creation of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT). The move doubles the total officially protected area of the world's oceans.
Fishing production in Chile’s central south BioBio region (Region VIII) is still reeling in the aftermath of the Feb. 27 earthquake and tsunami.
Latest official data from Argentina’s Fisheries and Aquaculture Sub-secretariat indicates that 41.163 tons of hake (Merluccius hubbsi) were landed in Argentine ports between 1 January and 29 March. This is 33.5% less than in the same quarter of 2009 when 61.886 tons were unloaded.
The head of the Argentine Fisheries Subsecretariat, Norberto Yauhar, assures that the assessment of his recent trip to China was very positive, and that “the objective of the trade mission was reached and, in many cases, surpassed expectations.”
Norberto Yahuar, Argentina’s Fisheries Under Secretary is currently in China to advance on a fisheries cooperation agreement which would open Argentine ports to Chinese trawlers and jiggers while Beijing would lower tariffs to Argentine produce.
Falklands’ fishery catches have returned to a more normal level in 2010, confirmed Director of Fisheries John Barton on Thursday.
Argentina could lose 40% of its fish market if hake (Merluccius hubbsi) captures do not follow new requirements imposed by the European Union (EU) to import fish and shellfish, warned the Wild Life Foundation Argentina, (FVSA).
A proposal to ban international trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna, which is a sushi mainstay in Japan, has been rejected by a UN wildlife meeting. Thursday's decision occurred after Japan, Canada and many poor nations opposed the measure on the grounds it would devastate fishing economies.