ASC Festive Opening Times

Posted on December 20th 2019

ASC Festive Opening Times Season’s greetings, As we approach the festive season we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support in moving the aquaculture sector…

As UN Climate Change Conference Continues, Here’s How Aquaculture Can Make a Difference

Posted on December 10th 2019

Representatives of the worlds’ governments have been gathering this month in Spain for what is known as COP25 – the United Nations Climate Change Conference. But what does this involve?…

It’s World Soil Day – Why is Soil Important and How Can Aquaculture Help?

Posted on December 5th 2019

Did you know December 5 is UN World Soil Day? If your reaction to that is “why is soil so important, and what does that have to do with aquaculture?”…

Extreme Weather a Major Cause of ‘Ghost Gear’ from Aquaculture According to New ASC White Paper

Posted on November 28th 2019

A new white paper from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) published on 28 November has determined that extreme weather is currently one of the major causes of plastic ‘ghost gear’…

New Collaboration Encourages Responsible Development of Yellow Sea Region

Posted on November 15th 2019

This year’s China Fisheries & Seafood Expo, held in Qingdao, saw the launch of an ambitious new initiative supported by ASC to help contribute to the responsible development of the…

Korean Seaweed Farm Becomes First of its Kind to Achieve ASC-MSC Certification

Posted on November 7th 2019

A farm cultivating seaweed at sea in the Republic of Korea has become the first of its kind to be certified against the ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard. The farm is operated…

Japan Celebrates Responsible Seafood Production in Truly Unique Style

Posted on November 5th 2019

Celebrities, cooking classes, and a fish face competition: just some of the ingredients of another fun, educational and truly unique Sustainable Seafood Week in Japan, which took place in October.…

First ASC Labelled Seabream on Sale in Germany and Switzerland

Posted on October 31st 2019

It has only been a few months since farms could apply for certification against the ASC Seabass, Seabream, and Meagre Standard, and already the first ASC labelled products have hit…

ASC Response to Report on Feed Used in Aquaculture

Posted on October 15th 2019

ASC today responded to a report from the Changing Markets Foundation about the impacts of some feed used in aquaculture. ASC standards include requirements to minimise the environmental impacts of…

China’s Largest Abalone Producer First in Country to Achieve ASC Certification

Posted on October 2nd 2019

China’s largest abalone producer has also become the first in the country to achieve certification against the ASC Abalone Standard. Fujian China-Singapore Evervest Co., Ltd. (FCSE) celebrated the achievement with…

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