Seafood Champions Finalists Announced at Seafood Summit

SeaWeb’s Seafood Champions finalists were announced today during the opening session of Seafood Summit 2011. The Seafood Summit is internationally recognized as a key forum that inspires productive dialogue designed to help today’s global business leaders, policymakers, producers, scientists and partners in the environmental movement to critically examine the factors influencing progress toward a sustainable seafood market.

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Struggling with salmon farming and sustainability – Science Matters

The past few weeks have marked an interesting time for salmon and salmon farming in B.C. The first commercial-scale ocean-based closed-containment salmon farm tanks are being installed near Campbell River, B.C., and the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) closed its public comment period on draft certification standards for salmon farms. Meanwhile, a survey commissioned by the Pacific Salmon Foundation and the Fraser Basin Council showed that most British Columbians support making wild Pacific salmon the province’s official fish.

SeaChoice launches seafood guide app

Halifax – SeaChoice is bringing sustainable seafood advice to several new mobile platforms with the launch of its latest application for the i-family of devices.