Australian fisheries seeking sustainability certification largely driven by social responsibility

Ensuring their businesses are sustainable and therefore seen as more socially acceptable to local communities, are the two leading factors driving Western Australian commercial fisheries to seek MSC certification – according to new research by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Commonwealth Scientific and…

FAO highlights the great potential of genetic improvements in aquaculture for better food security

Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products with relatively little extra feed, land, water and other inputs, according to…

Australian seafood industry steps up to the plate in war against plastic

Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak body representing the Australian seafood industry, has taken Plastic-Free July as an opportunity to highlight the innovative ways seafood businesses are fighting the war against plastic by finding replacements, implementing change and protecting the marine environment.