fisheries

  • Welsh FPV Lady Megan damaged by fire

    Welsh FPV Lady Megan damaged by fire

    25th September 2023

    Shortly before 6pm on 9 September, the calm over Conwy marina was disturbed by the sound of an exploding gas cylinder. This was rapidly followed by a column of dense black smoke and flames leaping 6m into the air. Viewed…

  • Fisheries management exchange programme open for applications

    Fisheries management exchange programme open for applications

    4th September 2023

    An international exchange programme that aims to advance the global sharing of knowledge around the management of fisheries and the ocean has opened for applications. The initiative, by The Fishmongers’ Company’s Fisheries Charitable Trust and Fisheries Innovation and Sustainability (FIS),…

  • £45.6m awarded from UK Seafood Fund

    £45.6m awarded from UK Seafood Fund

    25th July 2023

    Major round of funding for infrastructure projects and fisheries research The second round of awards from the £100m UK Seafood Fund has seen a total of £45.6m awarded to a range of projects aimed at improving infrastructure and furthering fisheries…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Fisheries Technician Rose Finneran

    A Day In The Life Of: Fisheries Technician Rose Finneran

    16th June 2023

    Share a day in the life of Cefas fisheries technician, Rose Finneran “I love what I do,” Centre for Environment, Fishers and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) fisheries technical Rose Finneran told Fishing News. “Everyone says that I’m the Cefas poster girl…

  • A Day In The Life Of Fisheries Scientist Richard Buck

    A Day In The Life Of Fisheries Scientist Richard Buck

    5th May 2023

    Share a day in the life of a Cefas fisheries scientist “I had a late night,” said Cefas offshore fisheries observer Rich Buck, at the beginning of our interview. “I was sampling on Brixham market last night. I was there…

  • The dangers of pooling data?

    The dangers of pooling data?

    8th March 2023

    Andy Read takes a look at a well-written scientific report that has recently been quoted, and potentially misquoted, by many concerned fishermen and environmentalists, in many different places. Reading the small print, he suggests, is important before jumping to conclusions…

  • Knowing your worth: Tools for assessing value

    Knowing your worth: Tools for assessing value

    2nd March 2023

    How do you measure the true worth of small-scale fisheries? New tools developed by the CABFishMan project will enable fishing communities to do just that, explains Elle Sibthorpe As part of its work to develop tools for the collaborative management…

  • EU seeks ‘pact for fisheries and oceans’

    EU seeks ‘pact for fisheries and oceans’

    1st March 2023

    The European Union commissioner for environment, oceans and fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius says the EU is seeking to achieve a ‘pact’ between fisheries and the marine environment – but neither industry organisations nor environmental NGOs are happy about it, reports Lorna…

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