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Study explores how Nigeria can achieve its fish production target

Researchers have analysed how Nigeria can achieve its target of producing 2.5 million tonnes of farmed fish annually, and believe their work could provide similar insights in other countries.

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New partnership to grow Ayrshire’s ‘blue economy’

The University of Stirling has joined forces with North Ayrshire Council to grow the ‘blue economy’ in the west of Scotland.

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Global call for a ‘blue food revolution’ to tackle climate change and malnutrition

New landmark assessment finds fish, shellfish and algae offer untapped potential for global development if the right policies and investments are put in place

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Stirling aquaculture expert awarded £1.5m to explore climate change

A University of Stirling scientist has been awarded £1.5 million for an innovative four-year data project that will enable marine aquaculture to respond to impacts from climate change.

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Aquaculture sustainability can be improved through collaboration with agriculture, experts say

A collaborative approach with the agriculture sector – specifically around plant biotechnology – is key to the sustainability of aquaculture, according to experts.

Salmon farm in the Highlands