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Pacific Island fish migrating to cooler seas

Pacific Island fish migrating to cooler seas

Many Pacific Island countries and territories will lose 50 to 80 percent of marine species by the end of the 21st century if climate change and global warming continue unchecked, reports a new study published in the November issue of Marine Policy.
Magali Reinert, SciDev.Net, Published 8th Dec 2017
A deadly herpes virus is threatening oysters around the world

A deadly herpes virus is threatening oysters around the world

Oysters filter seawater to feed, in the process improving water quality and the surrounding ecosystem. But what happens when the water these oysters live in is infested with disease-causing microorganisms that can harm both oysters and humans- such as the deadly OsHV1 herpes virus threatening Pacific oyster beds around the world?
Colleen Burge, University of Maryland, Baltimore County., Published 19th Sep 2017
New wave of extinctions predicted for vital food species

New wave of extinctions predicted for vital food species

A WWF study has found that one quarter of UNESCO World Heritage sites are threatened by illegal species trade, fuelling poaching, illegal fishing and deforestation.
Emiliano Rodríguez Mega, SciDev.Net, Published 10th Aug 2017
CoOL change: companies pioneer new food labelling rules

CoOL change: companies pioneer new food labelling rules

From 1 July 2018, Australian businesses will be required by law to affix new, detailed country of origin labelling to all 'priority' foods, with the government ramping up efforts to promote the new CoOL system to producers and consumers ahead of the mandatory adoption date.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 24th Jul 2017
New device cuts wild-prawn-fishing bycatch by 35 percent

New device cuts wild-prawn-fishing bycatch by 35 percent

A breakthrough bycatch reduction device developed by net-maker Kon Triantopoulos promises to boost the sustainability of fishing operations across Australia’s Northern Prawn Fishery Industry.
AgInnovators, Published 23rd Mar 2017
Forward-thinking fish farm owner named NSW Farmer of the Year

Forward-thinking fish farm owner named NSW Farmer of the Year

Nick Arena, owner of NSW’s largest barramundi farm and a flotilla of sustainable support industries, including a hydroponic herb and leafy greens facility and an onsite restaurant, has become 2015 NSW Farmer of the Year.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 11th Dec 2016
China and New Zealand seal deal on organic standards

China and New Zealand seal deal on organic standards

In mid-November 2016, New Zealand and China signed a landmark agreement to recognise each other’s standards on organic produce- which could give Australian exporters of organic produce a run for their money.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 4th Dec 2016
Nuffield Australia: 23 new scholarships awarded

Nuffield Australia: 23 new scholarships awarded

Nuffield Australia's annual farming scholarships recognise young farmers helping to advance their chosen agricultural sectors, opening doors to a global community of likeminded scholars and experts in the field.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 23rd Nov 2016
11 ways aquatic slime could help save the world, and 10 reasons to start farming it

11 ways aquatic slime could help save the world, and 10 reasons to start farming it

Not everyone’s fond of algae – whether it’s clogging up waterways or wrapped around sushi. But as yet more cool uses for aquatic vegetables surface, even the slime-averse might become algalytes.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 20th Nov 2016
12 winning innovations set to shrink farming’s water footprint

12 winning innovations set to shrink farming’s water footprint

Securing Water for Food is a new model of foreign assistance that employs a competitive process to identify and invest in a portfolio of global water-saving solutions. Whet your appetites for water-saving with a look at SWFF’s latest winning innovations, then submit your own solution to the recently-launched Round 4 competition.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 16th Aug 2016

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