Thursday, August 1, 2019

August 1, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Researchers Launch Alaska Salmon and People Website
Fishermen's New - July 31, 2019
A new website produced by the state of Alaska’s Salmon and People (SASAP) is now live. It offers access to a vast amount of data and research to help people better understand the evolution and interdependence of salmon and people.

Wild Pollock Market Value Chain and Forecast 2018 to 2028
Pioneer Reporter - August 1, 2019
Unique Marketing Strategies Take Center Stage in Wild Pollock Market
Amid the growing rigorous competition in wild Pollock market, stakeholders have shifted their focus towards deploying various growth strategies to gain an extra edge in the market. Growing favorable funding by organizations and associations backed by rising fish prices continue to help several companies in wild Pollock market to expand their business growth. For instance, the US-based GAPP (Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers) has provided funding to True North Seafood and Trident Seafoods brands for projects focused on promoting new wild Alaska Pollock products. Unique marketing strategies coupled with the growing awareness about the benefits of eating fish continues to fuel growth in the wild Pollock market.

Robotics May Aid in Successful Rebuilding of Fish Stocks
Fishermen's New - July 31, 2019
A California university study suggests that current approaches to rebuild fisheries based on maximizing harvest and stock size are insufficient, and more rigorous and computationally intensive approaches could facilitate conservation planning and resource management.

Leading Pacific Northwest shipbuilder acquired by East Coast investor
Seattle Times by Katherine Khashimova Long - July 25, 2019
The Pacific Northwest shipbuilding and defense engineering firm Vigor Industrial, which employs 2,300 including 410 workers in Seattle, will be acquired by East Coast investment firm Carlyle Group and merged with a Virginia maritime company, Carlyle announced Thursday.

Could tiny pieces of plastic in fish become a big problem for humans?
WECT News by Tony Castleberry - July 30, 2019
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Most of us would agree that plastic waste is a problem.
The sheer amount of plastic thrown away by humans is staggering and easy to see on roadsides, in landfills and oceans.


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