A diplomatic row over fish has broken out between the UK and US in response to provocations from Russia. The feud could lead to an import ban on Patagonian toothfish, also known as Chilean sea bass, which US officials claim is being caught illegally near Antarctica, according to an information from Associated Press.
The Galicia fishing lobby from Puerto Marin, Opromar, is complaining it is suffering the impact of sustained increase in fuel prices and is demanding action from the Spanish government.
After two decades of discussions, the World Trade Organization, WTO, finally reached a deal aimed at curbing overfishing which was hailed by conservation groups as a major turning point, even if it was the result of compromises to seal the long-sought agreement.
The Sunday Times couldn't be absent of an event such as the fortieth anniversary of the Falklands War and this weekend published an interesting, informative long piece, under the title of “What is life like on the Falklands Islands today?”. The article by Josh Glancy emphasizes on how much the once withering sheep farming Islands have advanced since Liberation from the Argentine invasion, and prospects for an even more self sufficient dynamic community.
A toothfish workshop in the framework of an ambitious Fisheries Improvement Project sponsored by Argentina's National Fisheries Research and Development Institute, INIDEP, took place with the participation of a Chilean expert, Professor Christian Canales who teaches at the Valparaiso University.
Scottish Sea Farms, now the country’s second-largest producer of farmed salmon, has committed to paying above the real Living Wage in a bid to help those of its employees and their families hit hardest by the soaring cost of living.
Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise will be open to the public Sunday after mooring Thursday in the port of Buenos Aires. The vessel from the environmental organization returned to land from a mission to survey fishing exploitation in Atlantic Ocean international waters near the Argentine Sea.
The Chilean Fisheries Department, Sernapesca has confirmed the appearance of garbage on the beaches of Riesco Island, which have been identified as belonging to nearby salmon farms. The companies reported are, Austral S.A, Australis; Blumar; and Magallanes SpA, and have been notified and have ten days to clear the beaches.
Fishing organizations from 14 European Union countries, representing a community of 22.000 fishing people and 7,000 vessels launched last week in the European Parliament the European Bottom Fishing Alliance, EBFA.
The European Commission activated a crisis mechanism to compensate for the rise in diesel prices, a situation linked to the war in Ukraine and that is having a significant impact on the European fisheries sector.