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New ISO standards for fish products

Two new ISO standards for traceability of fish products have been approved. These standards will provide consumers around the globe with access to more information about the seafood they eat.

Coffee and potatoes point the way for herring

The herring has much to learn from potatoes and coffee when it comes to marketing and developing new products.

Small creatures do great damage

A tiny animal has become a costly affair for fish farmers. Now scientists intend to make it hot for the little pest.

Why do you get the stomach flu?

Why is it so hard to avoid a virus that forces us into the bathroom and makes us stick our heads in the toilet bowl?

Acid salts and heat give better fish feed

Salmon and rainbow trout digest protein in plant-based feed better with inclusion of acid salts in combination with high temperature during extrusion.

Less pain for the physically active

Physically active individuals suffer less from chronic pain and enjoy better mental health. Cancer patients, too, benefit from exercise. Everyone can profit from getting up off the sofa.

Still a difference in opinion on gender equality

Most young people in the Nordic countries support gender equality, but there are still quite a few who believe that the man should be the head of the family.

Quota system for preventing whaling

American researchers propose a cap-and-trade system that would enable environmentalists to pay whaling countries for each whale it refrains from killing. Norwegian experts don’t think the idea will float.

Arctic plants face an uncertain future

A warmer climate will cause a substantial loss of habitat for most Arctic plants. Some species will cope, while others will experience an irrevocable loss of genetic diversity.

From biodiesel by-product to tilapia farming

Large amounts of rapeseed from the production of biodiesel can be used in feed for Nile tilapia, one of the most important fish species in global aquaculture.