Author name: Dimitri Sclabos

Financing Problems Stymying China’s Expansion into Antarctic Krill Fishery

  Dear Friends SeafoodSource’s contributing editor Mark Godfrey has done a remarkable work covering the South Antarctic krill fishery, and its players in particular. This time China was again covered on Mark’s November 25th article, as financial problems are slowing China’s planned expansion into Antarctica’s krill fishery. Please read here latest from SeafoodSource’s Mark Godfrey. …

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What Baby Milk Powder and Krill Meal Have in Common?

Hello friends As strange as it sounds, they do have a significant similarity, which is how they are packed and preserved. Either in 25-kilo or 1.2-ton bags, MASTERPACKGroup (and its sister company SOMSIX) have achieved a remarkable success with its MAP (Modified Atmosphere Packaging). Other food, minerals and feed categories as following this trend. When we …

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CCAMLR Latest Krill Fishery Resolution

Dear friends MONGABAY’s just reported on latest CCAMLR’s decision about the South Antarctic krill and other species fisheries, which can be read here. It basically follows past years’ CCMLR meetings outcome, with the krill fishery facing most of the scrutiny. None of the effort made by all the stakeholders involved in this fishery, science included, seems …

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World’s Most Competitive Packaging Contest Won by MASTERPACK GROUP

Dear friends We’re proud to announce that MASTERPACK GROUP won “De Gouden Noot” award with its sustainable packaging solution: Modified Atmosphere Technology! Since its inception in 1958, Packaging Innovation Contest De Gouden Noot (“The Golden Walnut”) has developed into the world’s most competitive packaging contest were entries are judged on their over-all innovativeness. With De …

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THAROS ranks 3rd on South Antarctic invention patents’ family members

Dear Friends A 2020 paper contributes to mapping the scientific and patent landscape for biodiversity and innovation in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. It reviewed 116 million patent documents and 64 million families from 134 countries. Europe and USA lead the list of invention patents holders, Tharos ranking 3rd regarding patents family members. When the data …

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Krill Hydrolysates ….. or Protein Hydrolysates?

  Dear friends Once again…..many thanks for your valuable drive to learn more about this wonderful species, krill.  Acknowledging your interest to go for the extra mile on krill hydrolysates, we bring here a short and summarized report on Tharos’ at-sea and on-land work with krill hydrolysates. Your questions has a merit…. is it worth …

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Why Some Want to Stop the South Antarctic Krill Fishery, And Why They are Wrong

    Dear Friends In the past few weeks several apocalyptic prophecies have made the headlines anticipating a collapse of the South Antarctic krill fishery. Coincidently, when CCAMLR’s October/November annual meeting is approaching, similar news abounds, historically. This time the heat has gone up to the level to ask for a full closure of the …

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Hydroacoustic Assessment of Krill – Area 58 (Indian Ocean)

  Dear friends We want to thank the Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAN), for their kindness sharing this past research in the krill fishery. The Institute of Oceanology was founded in 1983 in order to communicate the scientific understanding of the marine …

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