In the heart of Romania, entrepreneur Marilena Maereanu has been working on preserving sturgeon populations and developing sustainable aquaculture practices since the 1990s.
The Fisheries Tourism Network is an online platform that offers tourists unique opportunities to visit and learn more about the cultural heritage of fisheries areas in Romania.
Have you ever wondered what whales and dolphins hear in the depths of the ocean? Does it change with the seasons? These are just some of the questions behind an EU-funded underwater noise study led by Marine Scotland Science off the west coast of Scotland.
At the foot of the Rhodope Montains, in Bulgaria, an aquaculture family business had to cope with its fish getting eaten away by cunning birds. But in this Natura 2000 Protected Area, fighting back and attacking the birds was out of question – on account of the bird killing ban put in place
Founded in 1989 in the central Croatian city of Karlovac, Meduza started as a small family-run company with a big dream: to revolutionise the trade in fish and fishery products in Croatia and beyond. Thanks to EU funding, Meduza has achieved its dream. The company now has a modern processing
Much to the fishers’ dismay, cod populations in the Baltic Sea have been decreasing since the 1990s. The reasons are many, including habitat degradation. The same decade also saw the start of a potential solution to habitat loss.
In many countries around the EU, small-town coastal communities are struggling to retain young people in the aquaculture sector. This is also the case on Ireland’s west coast, where local oyster producers are looking for new and innovative ways to promote this culturally and historically significant
Starting a business is not always easy. This is certainly the case in the world of fisheries, where there is so much to know. In France, to help young people enter this old and important trade, the Finistère regional Fisheries and Marine Aquaculture Committee created the EU-funded Pathways to
With a little less than 50 km of coastline, fishers in Slovenia often need to be able to diversify. This is why the maritime school of Portorož partnered with local fishers and Istra fisheries local action group to launch an EU-funded training programme “Be a fisher!”,
Re-routing shipping lanes is one way to reduce the effects of underwater noise on the marine environment. Until now, ocean scientists have not been able to study how large-scale diversions of this kind might affect noise levels or marine life.