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Dates for the 2015 SeaWeb Seafood Summit Unveiled at Seafood Expo North America

Boston, USA (March 17, 2014) – Diversified Communications and SeaWeb just announced the dates for the forthcoming SeaWeb Seafood Summit, the world's premier conference on sustainable seafood. The event will take place February 9-11, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The announcement was made jointly by Mary Larkin, Vice President, Seafood Group at Diversified Communications and Dawn M. Martin, SeaWeb President, during a SeaWeb Seafood Summit forum held at the annual Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America event in Boston, MA. The forum provided an opportunity for attendees to share their ideas and priorities for the upcoming Summit.

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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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