Tag Archives: Maria Damanaki

Do any of these issues, and notions bother you? Or is it only me?!!

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is gathering leaders in science, activism, media and the seafood industry at its home-base in Monterey, California for two days of in-depth discussions on sustainable food — especially seafood — this week. The event, “Sustainable Foods Institute”. Issues: Consultant: Thai slave labor reports are real – Whiskas maker to get into aquaculture by 2020 – Paleo diet days numbered, says panelist – Atlantic bluefin tuna stock down 96% on management failure – Damanaki floats idea of US-EU-Japan collaboration on global fisheries protection – Stakeholders relay ‘blood and guts’ story of West Coast groundfish climb to sustainability – Aquarium pumping expertise into ASEAN sustainability efforts Read the rest here 14:43

NFFO – MARIA Damanaki’s impact as the EU Fisheries Commissioner is not as impressive as she believes

damanaki,lubchencoWith the Commissioner coming to the end of her tenure, two facts are important in judging the Commissioner’s legacy, the NFFO argues.,,”The other principal claim to posterity made by the Commissioner’s self-promotion machine is that she is ‘the woman who ended the scandal of discards in Europe.’ “The facts point to a different conclusion. Read the rest here 07:51

Industry Killer Maria Damanaki will head Natural Conservancy’s ocean division to continue the carnage

Greece’s Maria Damanaki, former EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is heading to The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to lead the organization’s oceans division, it was announced Thursday. Read the rest here 13:29