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New Edition of Newsletter e-MARES is published

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New Edition of Newsletter e-MARES is published A new edition of Newsletter e-MARES is published. Our e-newsletter is free and available to all those interested in our research and activities.  

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TripleP@Sea: sustainable Profit of the Planet for People

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Smart use of marine ecosystem services providing sustainable Profit of the Planet for People; TripleP@Sea

TripleP@Sea: sustainable Profit of the Planet for People TripleP@Sea aims at developing an ecosystem services and marine communities approach in three marine environments that strongly differ in climatological conditions and social context. On April 4th, a kick off meeting will...

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White fish from the North Sea is equally climate friendly as farmed fish

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White fish from the North Sea is equally climate friendly as farmed fish The environmental impact of plaice and cod caught wild in the North Sea is similar to that of imported farmed fish like salmon, tilapia and pangasius. This was the conclusion arrived at by LEI, part of Wageningen UR, in a study published last week. It is expected that there will be a considerable reduction in the environmental...

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Under-ice habitat important for Antarctic krill

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The importance of the under-ice habitat for Antarctic krill was probably under-estimated in the past and emphasise the susceptibility of this ecological key species to changes in the sea ice habitat induced by climate warming. This was the main conclusion of Antarctic research of IMARES, published on 23rd February 2012 in the...

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Better late than never: marine reserves

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After nearly three years of negotiations between government, fisheries and nature conservationists, marine reserves are going to be established in the North Sea, and restrictions will be imposed on fishing within them. A good thing, says IMARES, part of Wageningen UR, researcher Han Lindeboom.

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IMARES active at the Arctic Frontiers conference

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In January 2012 Chris Karman and Bas Bolman of IMARES travelled to Tromsø, Norway to participate in the annual Arctic Frontiers conference. The event brings together a variety of international industries, governments, NGOs and research institutes to discuss Arctic Developments in an ecological, social and economic context.

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Aquaculture helps solve the problem of world food demand

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Aquaculture helps solve the problem of world food demand Africa’s population is growing and needs to be fed. But the yield of fish from seas, rivers and lakes is falling. Skills and knowledge can be exported from the Netherlands to build a productive aquaculture sector in Africa. There are opportunities for Dutch businesses here, and it can help solve the problem of food demand.

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Herring, sole and turbot on your mobile

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Quadrupling the number of different fish species you can check with the iPhone app “How fresh is your fish?”

You can now use the app, which enables you to evaluate how fresh fish is, to check herring, brill, pollock, redfish, haddock, turbot, sole, deepwater shrimps, fjord shrimps and peeled shrimps. The first version could test...

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Trust and New Modes of Fisheries Governance

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Trust and New Modes of Fisheries Governance On 4 November, at Wageningen University, Birgit de Vos successfully defended her thesis Trust and New Modes of Fisheries Governance.

It is a commonplace today that many of the world’s commercial fisheries are in a state of crisis. As a response to the state of fisheries management, a large array of governance innovations has b...

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PhD vacancies for new BESTTuna project

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The research programme BESTTuna has 7 vacancies for PhD students.


BESTTuna is a major research programme funded by the Interdisciplinary Research and Education Fund (INREF) that supports cooperative research between research groups at Wageningen University (The Netherlands), Bogor University (Indonesia), the University of the...

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