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.
A first release on Argentina's fisheries exports for 2021, shows an improvement over 2020, and even 2019. However the significant information is that prices for a majority of species during last year were down, even when in the first weeks of 2022, according to the Argentine Chamber of fishing vessels, CAPECA, most prices tend to recover except for Illex squid.
Sanctions on Russia for the invasion of Ukraine are intensifying and biting, with consequences for the Argentine fishing industry, mainly because Russian importers are rejecting shipments as the Rubble, last week, had devalued almost 75%.
Antarctic fish have adapted over millennia to survive in the freezing temperatures of the Southern Ocean but in doing so have lost their ability to grow at rates seen in their warmer water cousins. Researchers have now discovered the cellular causes of this crucial difference between Antarctic and warm water fish.