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 Greenpeace Issues Report On Retailer Progress On Sustainable Seafood
by Greenpeace
Posted: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 3:39PM EDT

The 10th edition of Greenpeace’s Carting Away the Oceans report found that grocery retailers across the United States have vastly improved on providing sustainable seafood, while failing to take significant action on the growing problem of single-use plastics. Overall, 90 percent of the retailers profiled received passing scores, ten years after every single retailer failed the first assessment. Whole Foods, Hy-Vee, ALDI, and Target ranked as the top four retailers this year, while Trader Joe’s dropped the furthest, seven spots since Greenpeace’s last report.

 Sea Lice 'Breakthrough' For Salmon Farmers
by Kevin Keane, BBC
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:13PM EDT

Two of Scotland's biggest salmon producers say they have made a breakthrough in the rearing of so-called cleaner-fish to tackle sea lice.

 BCSFA Appoints New Executive Director
by BC Salmon Farmers Association
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:13PM EDT

The BC Salmon Farmers Association has appointed John Paul Fraser as its new Executive Director, effective immediately.

 Seafood Consumers Want Less Pollution And More Fish In The Sea
by Marine Stewardship Council
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:13PM EDT

The Marine Stewardship Council has commissioned, for the second time, a comprehensive study into seafood consumers globally. Leading research agency GlobeScan surveyed more than 25,000 consumers in 22 countries and found that seafood consumers (18,909 of those surveyed) are increasingly demanding independent verification of sustainability claims in supermarkets (72% this year compared to 68% in 2016). 70% of seafood consumers worldwide say that they would like to hear more from companies about the sustainability of their seafood.

 Lobster Anglers In Florida Keys Fear Trade War
by As­so­ci­ated Press
Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 3:59PM EDT

Just as they prepare for a crucial harvest in the wake of Hurricane Irma, lobster fisherman in the Florida Keys fear a trade war with China could undermine storm recovery in the island chain.

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