Tag Archives: France

Another fishing industry bashing article – this time it’s fuel subsidy

Here are some excerpts from the recent Guardian’s fuel subsidy article: “Fuel subsidies ‘drive fishing industry’s plunder of the high seas’ Spain, France, UK, US and Japan among countries giving generous fuel subsidies enabling industrial fishing far offshore, says Global Ocean Commission Read more here 10:06

Computer Model Predictions: Major Reductions in Seafloor Marine Life from Climate Change by 2100

An international team of scientists predict seafloor dwelling marine life will decline by up to 38 per cent in the North Atlantic and over five per cent globally over the next century. These changes will be driven by a reduction in the plants and animals that live at the surface of the oceans that feed deep-sea communities. As a result, ecosystem services such as fishing will be threatened. Read more@sciencedaily  11:13

Shea extols trade agreement with EU at P.E.I. oyster conference

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2WOODSTOCK – Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea told an oyster conference Friday  that Canada has some of the most rigorous standards in the world to ensure that its aquaculture industry is safe, healthy and sustainable. more@theguardian  14:26