Warming up relations in cold waters
Back in 1867, President Andrew Johnson's Secretary of State William Seward went shopping and returned home with a bargain: the whole and only Russian territory on the American continent - Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, which since 1859 was put on sale by the Russian Empire.
MSC certified seafood recommended by Monterey Bay
A new report by Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program has found that the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) chain of custody standard is the only wild capture certification programme to meet Seafood Watch criteria for environmental sustainability.
Call to bar Faroese companies from BFFF
The Scottish Pelagic Processors Association (SPPA) is calling on the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) to bar Faroese seafood companies from its membership.
Chinook salmon bycatch rule implemented
A new rule implemented by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council has put a limit on the number of Chinook salmon that can be killed as bycatch in the Central and Western Gulf of Alaska bottom trawl fisheries.