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Farm and protect

Protecting cage and pen fisheries from invasive species is a big challenge. According to the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, invasive species are considered to be one of the greatest threats to marine and coastal biodiversity worldwide, second only to habitat loss.

NOAA Fisheries announces initiative to end illegal labour practices in seafood industry

NOAA Fisheries has announced a new public-private initiative; the Collaborative Accelerator for Lawful Maritime Conditions in Seafood, which will promote legal and safe working conditions, including combating forced labour in the fishing and seafood industry.

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership appoints two program directors

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership announced the appointment of Aisla Jones and Heather Sadusky as partnership program directors.
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Backtrack: Reflecting on B.C. farm closures mandate

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Aquasend selected for Xylem Innovation Incubator Program

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Eluceda develops hydrogen peroxide test in water

Eluceda has launched a quantitative and portable test for hydrogen peroxide in water, with results given in 60 seconds. » Read more

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