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Researcher hopes work on invasive species will make a difference
Scott Caines, an instructional assistant at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, speaks at a Coastal Matters presentation on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Culinary school proposed for vacant Hall of Fame
One of the biggest questions in downtown development during the past five years has been: What will become of the former College Football Hall of Fame? A local group named the for short.
Invasive species, garbage threaten coastal waters: DFO
Cynthia McKenzie and Laura Park, two officials with the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans , were in the Coast of Bays recently to talk to interested parties on the serious topics of aquatic invasive species and marine debris.
Inland Bays, Atlantic Ocean, Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Milton, Dewey Beach, USA
The Lewes Board of PubA lic Works will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, at city hall.
Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth opens in The Hague
That is a key message of an international summit that opens today in The Hague, the Netherlands.Ministers and senior representatives from governments, the fishing industry, coastal communities, science and civil society are coming together at the Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth which aims to bring global attention and ... (more)
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Auburn College of Agriculture Honors Exceptional Alumni
From left, Bill Batchelor, dean AU College of Agriculture, with honored alumni R. Dewey Lee, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences; Jimmy Parnell, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology; Randall Ennis, Department of Poultry Science; Valentin Abe, School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences; Billy Powell, ... (more)
Asian carp DNA shows threat to native fish
The Muskingum River, in the area of Ellis Dam and Lock 11, contains the environmental DNA of Bighead Carp, an invasive species of voracious filter-feeding fish which threaten to decimate native species, according to a water analysis conducted by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District.
Is The Future Of Farming In The Middle Of The Ocean?
Don Kent, President of the Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute, was standing in the seafood aisle of a Whole Foods in the affluent San Diego neighborhood of La Jolla recently when he took out his phone and snapped a photo of a fresh-looking branzino.
Cheers & Jeers
Jeers: to the parties we've all missed. Too bad more people weren't able to take in the Seafood Expo North America in Boston this year - the bills are in for the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture's seafood industry reception, and the event resulted in a $27,666.65 bill from the Boston Back Bay Hilton.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Miami Herald
Measures by Wildlife Commission target invasive lionfish
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, meeting last week near Tallahassee, stepped up the battle against the spread of invasive lionfish.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Washington Post
Is land-farmed salmon the answer?
Still have farmed salmon crossed off your short list of eco-friendly fish? A local version that's available for a limited time in the Washington area could temporarily rewrite your rules.
Fish Farming Explores Deeper, Cleaner Waters
Norwegian fish farmer SalMar has been working two years on creating oil-rig-like structures that can harvest salmon in more free-flowing waters, reducing disease and pollution concerns.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Maryland, Virginia Team Up to Halt Internet Oyster Operation
A Princess Anne man was charged Thursday, April 17, with selling oysters without a license after an investigation by Maryland and Virginia natural resources police officers.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Aquaculture New Zealand welcomes Supreme Court decision
Aquaculture New Zealand has welcomed the long awaited Supreme Court decision clearing the way for three new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds.
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THS ag department receives $5000 grant
The Tuscola Agriculture Department recently received a $5000 grant from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund to install an aquaculture lab at the school.
New coastal research centre agreement signed
A statement of intent to establish a new coastal biotechnology research centre with bases in both Tauranga and China has been signed by the University of Waikato and Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
The Miami Herald
Aquaponic company produces organic vegetables year-round
The former Hamm's brewery in St. Paul, built over artesian wells that led to the company's iconic motto, has been repurposed as an aquaponic facility that uses the water to grow fish and vegetables.
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Port Committee has high hopes for future of Shelburne wharf
The town wharf has been receiving attention from companies like Shell and Cooke Aquaculture and members of the port committee want the facility to be ready.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Rothamsted granted permission for GM trial
Rothamsted Research submitted an application in late January 2014 to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for permission to carry out a GM field trial on the Rothamsted Farm in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association hoping purchase of hatchery will revitalize fishery
Pink salmon fishing in Lower Cook Inlet could soon be revitalized as the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association finalized its purchase of the Port Graham Hatchery on Monday after nearly two years of planning, permitting and logistics.