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News announcement22 December 2020Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

Euronews OCEAN Season 2 episode 11 – sustainable aquaculture

As the European Commission prepares its new guidelines on sustainable aquaculture to be released in February, this episode of Ocean tells the success stories of two very different family-run aquaculture companies — one farming organic mussels in an isolated area of the Atlantic coast of Ireland, another growing trout at a popular touristic destination in landlocked Hungary.

For decades, both were improving their production methods to offer fresh, local and healthy seafood to consumers while reducing their environmental impact, expanding production and overcoming obstacles — from negative consumer perception of aquaculture products to the ongoing crisis in Europe’s restaurant sector.

Tune in to Euronews from 22 December @ 20:50 CET – on any platform.

OCEAN is a Euronews magazine in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MARE). Season 2 features monthly 8-minute videos where we highlight fascinating projects and developments related to the ocean and coastal communities.

The first season featured episodes on marine protected areas, small-scale fisheries, ocean energy, aquaculture, IUU fishing, sustainable fisheries and more. Missed one? Check them out on Euronews website! You will also find some nice extras about these topics.

Feel free to share on social media, tagging @EU_MARE and @euronews and using the hashtag #oceanEU.

Euronews Ocean: European producers are making pollution-free aquaculture a successful business



Publication date
22 December 2020
Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries