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Undercurrent News, 19 Jul 2013: Fishermen, NGOs question Ireland’s aquaculture expansion

Undercurrent News, 19 Jul 2013: Fishermen, NGOs question Ireland’s aquaculture expansion

Fishermen, NGOs question Ireland’s aquaculture expansion July 19, 2013, 8:34 am Undercurrent News Irish Seafood Board plans to expand the country’s aquaculture output and raise sales of seafood to €1bn are unsustainable, said groups including the government agency, Inland Fisheries Ireland. Yesterday the Irish Seafood Board [BIM] announced that aquaculture will be central to its … Continue reading

Save Bantry Bay Press Release: BIM’S 5 Year Plan Environmentally and Economically Unsustainable

Save Bantry Bay Press Release: BIM’S 5 Year Plan Environmentally and Economically Unsustainable

Save Bantry Bay Press Release: BIM’S 5 Year Plan Environmentally and Economically Unsustainable 18 July 2013 Yesterday BIM announced that aquaculture will be central to its new five-year plan for Ireland’s seafood sector that it hopes will deliver €1billion of seafood sales. To achieve this, BIM’s Chief Executive, Jason Whooley, is proposing a necklace of … Continue reading