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GSI Members Join Louisiana Sea Grant Advisory Council

GSI Members Join Louisiana Sea Grant Advisory Council

by / Newsroom Ink on October 16, 2014

Two Louisiana Gulf Seafood Institute board members have been appointed to the Louisiana Sea Grant Advisory Council which each year reviews the organizations selected activities and provides counsel regarding program focus, development and operations.

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Worldwide Fishery Scientists to Gather in Gulf for Science and Sustainability Forum

Worldwide Fishery Scientists to Gather in Gulf for Science and Sustainability Forum

by / Newsroom Ink on October 15, 2014

Senior science and management representatives from leading fishing nations will head to the Gulf of Mexico to discuss the state of fisheries and the sustainability of seafood at the second annual Science and Sustainability Forum.

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GSI Responds to Criticism of Rubio’s Fisheries Act

GSI Responds to Criticism of Rubio’s Fisheries Act

by / Newsroom Ink on October 13, 2014

In response to an op-ed article in the Tampa Bay Times critical of new fishery legislation recently introduced by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on grounds it would hurt fishermen and jeopardize fishery sustainability, the Gulf Seafood Institute’s executive director Margaret Henderson applauded the Senator’s courage in taking a strong stand on key issues that must be addressed.

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Gulf Restoration Plan Announced by NOAA

Gulf Restoration Plan Announced by NOAA

by / Newsroom Ink on October 9, 2014

A formal Record of Decision to implement a Gulf restoration plan has been announced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill which occurred off the shores of Louisiana in 2010.

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Oyster Harvesting in Florida’s Apalachicola Bay May Shut Down

Oyster Harvesting in Florida’s Apalachicola Bay May Shut Down

by / Newsroom Ink on October 6, 2014

Oyster harvesting in Florida’s Apalachicola Bay may shut down entirely for an extended period of time resulting in an even further scarcity of Gulf oysters in the marketplace if new restrictions are put in place by a Florida state agency.

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GSI Leaders to Speak at Gulf Sustainable Seafood Symposium

GSI Leaders to Speak at Gulf Sustainable Seafood Symposium

by / Newsroom Ink on October 3, 2014

On the last day of National Seafood Month, two Gulf Seafood Institute board members will join other Gulf seafood industry experts, chefs and fishermen in addressing Gulf of Mexico sustainable seafood issues at a symposium to be held on Dauphin Island on All Hallow’s Eve.

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Biloxi’s Shrimp Industry is Brown, White and Pink

Biloxi’s Shrimp Industry is Brown, White and Pink

by / Newsroom Ink on September 24, 2014

At the turn of the nineteenth century, Biloxi was known as “The Seafood Capital of the World” – its factories were world leaders. Today, the seafood industry continues to play an important role in the diversity of city’s local economy.

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David Krebs is GSI’s Expert on International Panel Discussing Seafood Sustainability

David Krebs is GSI’s Expert on International Panel Discussing Seafood Sustainability

by / Newsroom Ink on September 21, 2014

Lack of funding of government agencies monitoring fish catches is one of the biggest challenges to sustainability of the seafood industry according to an international industry panel that included the Gulf Seafood Institute’s Florida board member David Krebs.

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