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SeaWeb Seafood Summit Registration Now Open

NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 3, 2015) Diversified Communications and SeaWeb announced that global representatives from the seafood industry, conservation community, academia, government and the media can now register to attend their co-produced conference, the SeaWeb Seafood Summit. The Seafood Summit will be held 9-11 February 2015 in New Orleans, LA, United States and provides a forum for industry leaders to facilitate education and action on today's most pressing seafood sustainability issues.

Aimed at advancing solutions to seafood sustainability by integrating science, policy and market forces, the conference will feature a program based around interactive workshops, panel discussions, and keynote presentations on critical seafood topics.


Seafood Champion Award Finalists Unveiled at the 5th Edition of Seafood Expo Asia

Wanchai, Hong Kong (3 September 2014) – The finalists for the Seafood Champion Awards were announced this morning at the fifth edition of Seafood Expo Asia in Hong Kong. Following specific criteria, judges of this acclaimed award selected sixteen finalists in four categories: Leadership, Innovation, Vision and Advocacy. The winners will be unveiled at an awards ceremony during the 11th SeaWeb Seafood Summit, which will be held 9-11 February 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.






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Fish swim by an afflicted coral

The coral pictured here suffers from white-band disease. First identified in 1977 when it struck a reef in the Caribbean, this lethal coral disease primarily targets Elkhorn and Staghorn species.

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European Union Moves to Close Shark Finning Loopholes

The European Parliament voted to close loopholes which had permitted some forms of shark finning to occur. The EU had previously banned shark finning but special permits allowed some finning to continue. Parliament’s vote, with almost 90% in favor, closes loopholes in the existing law and ends special permits. The details of implementation will now be considered by EU ministers.

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