European Blue Economy report 2023: economic crisis takes a toll but doesn't stop the growth
The 2023 edition of the report highlights the evolution of the blue economy sectors since 2010. It shows that despite the negative impact of the COVID19 pandemic and the unprovoked Russian invasion of Ukraine, most of the analysed sectors increased their economic performances.
Farming for the future: Aquaculture Remote Classroom brings aquaculture awareness to the streets
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
Fisheries: agreement reached on sustainable management of bigeye tuna in the Indian Ocean
The 27th annual meeting of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), that took place from 8 to 12 May 2023 in Mauritius, delivered some important results for sustainable fisheries in the Indian Ocean and concluded in the adoption of 9 important conservation and management measures.
A path to a business in fisheries
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
EU Fishing Authorisations website launched
Today, the European Commission has launched a new website on EU Fishing Authorisations. Users can now search for data on fishing authorisations that have been granted during the last 10 years for EU vessels fishing outside EU waters and for non-EU vessels fishing in EU waters.
OCEAN CALLS Podcast – Season 3 Ep. 5: Are marine heatwaves changing the Mediterranean forever?
The Med is getting heatstroke. From May to August last year, nearly the entire surface of the Mediterranean was hit by marine heatwaves. Why are the heatwaves happening, what's the impact on corals and fish, and can we do anything about it?
EU Mission ‘Restore our Ocean and Waters’: launch of the Danube & Black Sea Lighthouse
The EU Mission ‘Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030’ officially launched a new “lighthouse” in the Danube and Black Sea. It will bring together community and sectoral stakeholders in the region to find solutions to restore the health of the water system.
Sea Rangers sail ahead thanks to BlueInvest
The mission of the Dutch startup Sea Ranger Service is to restore 1 million hectares of ocean biodiversity by the year 2040, while training 20,000 young people for a maritime career.
Euronews OCEAN Season 5, Episode 4 – Blue careers
On the occasion of the European Year of Skills, this episode of Ocean focuses on the importance of developing skills and generational renewal for the blue economy.
Training future seafarers
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!”,