Entries by Cuna del Mar

Fourth Release of Totoaba in Baja

  July 5, 2018 / Business Wire / — This afternoon SEMARNAT, CONAPESCA and the office of the Governor of Baja California Sur joined forces with Earth Ocean Farms to release 40,000 juvenile totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi) in the Sea of Cortez with the goal of re-populating this species which is at risk of extinction due to overfishing […]

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2018 Seafood Champion Award winners revealed

  June 19, 2018 / Madelyn Kearns, Seafood Source / — Selected from a pool of 17 finalists, the 2018 Champions “reflect a seafood marketplace striving for even greater environmental, social, and economic sustainability,” said Diversified Communications, an organizer of the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in partnership with SeaWeb. Read more >

Is the United States Ready for Offshore Aquaculture

PHOTO COURTESY OF: OPEN BLUE  By: Virginia Gewin April 20, 2017 — Editor’s note: This story was produced in collaboration with the Food & Environment Reporting Network, a non-profit investigative news organization. Harlon Pearce walks muck-booted past processors gutting wild drum and red snapper to showcase a half-full new 5,000-square-foot (500-square-meter) freezer he hopes will someday […]

Mexico, Earth Ocean Farms Take Steps to Aid Recovery of Totoaba

SEAFOODSOURCE.COM By Cliff White, Editor Published on Thursday, September 01, 2016 A collaboration between Mexican governmental agencies and marine aquaculture firm Earth Ocean Farms is aiming to improve the plight of the totoaba, an endangered fish valued in Asia for its supposed medicinal properties. Officials from Mexico’s Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) and […]

Feds Endorse Gulf of Mexico Fish Farms

THE ST. AUGUSTINE RECORD By KEVIN WADLOW Florida Keys Keynoter Offshore fish farms could soon be raising native species in Gulf of Mexico waters. Beginning in early February, commercial marine farmers can begin seeking permits from the National Marine Fisheries Service, an agency of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. A rule issued Jan. 11 […]