Clean energy from water: GKinetic Energy Ltd raising funds thanks to BlueInvest
GKinetic is an irish startup operating in the sector of hydrokinetic turbines. Its ambition is to improve the existing hydro devices, exploiting tidal energy to offer clean, predictable energy from free-flowing water, with minimal impact on the natural environment.
Fish on every table: Revolutionising fish consumption, the Croatian way
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
When artificial is beneficial
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.
Euronews OCEAN Season 5, Episode 5 – Critical infrastructure
From powering our homes to connecting us with the world, marine infrastructure has become the backbone of our modern economy. Yet, last year's explosions on the Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea have led many to wonder: how secure are these vital systems?
Sustainable fisheries: agreement on revision of fisheries control system
The Commission welcomes the provisional political agreement reached today between the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union on the revision of the fisheries control system proposed by the European Commission exactly 5 years ago with a view to a better implementation of the common
OCEAN CALLS Podcast – Season 3 Ep. 6: Are underwater cables safe?
Most of our internet traffic – our WhatsApp chats, Netflix, TikToks, Zoom calls, and this podcast, are recorded through a handful of undersea cables that are only 25 mm in diameter.
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