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Marina Bay Sands and the World Wide Fund for Nature: Working Together on Ocean Conservation Stewardship

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To raise sustainability standards within Asia’s hospitality industry, Marina Bay Sands has partnered with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Singapore. Together, they are focusing on seafood and ocean conservation with goals including positive initiatives in responsible seafood, aquaculture improvement projects (AIPs), and enhanced green meeting packages.

Marina Bay Sands: Turning the Tide in Asia

90% of global fish stocks are over-fished. If no action is taken, we might be the last generation to consume fish. Marina Bay Sands in Singapore is harnessing its buying power to move Asia's fishing industry towards a more sustainable future.
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Just below the surface of Malaysia's bright blue and green waters, fish nets bob up and down in the ocean's current, bustling with abundant sustainably raised snapper, grouper, and seabass. It wasn't always like this.

Mr. Lee Ya Qu, founder of Aqua Ceria fish farm, reflects, "I chose to give up fishing and started aquafarming because there were no fish left."

First Seriola Farms Certified to ASC Standard

SCS Congratulates First Certified Client under New Standard: Kurose Suisan
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Standard, which establishes strict environmental and social requirements for farmed fish, is quickly gaining traction within the industry.

Another Milestone Achieved in Drive for Highest 3rd Party Environmental Certification

CERMAQ CANADA NOW HAS 20% OF ITS FARMS CERTIFIED TO ASC STANDARD
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CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C., August 30, 2016 /3BL Media/– Salmon farming companies in British Columbia continue to put investment in world leading farming practices into action with two more farms achieving the ASC salmon standard.

B.C. Day Success Story: Homegrown Industry on Pace to Shatter Export Records, Creating Jobs in Coastal Communities and Opportunity for First Nations

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Recently released data from Stats Canada (January to May 2016) shows exports of farm-raised salmon to key Asian markets is on a record setting pace in 2016, with many markets already eclipsing previous annual volumes.

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Recently released data from Stats Canada (January to May 2016) shows exports of farm-raised salmon to key Asian markets is on a record setting pace in 2016, with many markets already eclipsing previous annual volumes.

Farm-Raised Salmon is British Columbia’s Top Agricultural Export

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Contributing over $1.1 billion annually to British Columbia’s Economy, salmon farming is the province’s #1 agricultural export with 70% of the product being exported to markets around the world. While the United States remains the largest export market, encouraging demand trends are emerging – especially in China, where exports have more than doubled since 2012 and the appetite for B.C. farm-raised salmon continues to grow.

Majority of Salmon in BC Farmed in Partnership with First Nations

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Salmon farming in British Columbia is worth more than one billion dollars to the provincial economy and results in over 5,000 well paying, year-round jobs. The majority of this economic impact is seen in rural coastal British Columbia, particularly in First Nations communities.

British Columbia Salmon Farmers are Committed to Growing the World’s Best Fish

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Salmon farmers in British Columbia are committed to growing the world's best fish and are continually improving their environmental practices.

B.C. Farmers Achieving Highest Level Sustainability Certification

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June 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Salmon farming companies in British Columbia are continuing to achieve the high sustainability commitments they have set. Cermaq Canada has announced that its Mussel Rock farm, located in Clayoquot Sound on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, has been certified to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) salmon standard. This is the company’s third farm to reach the standard.

Annual BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival Unites Local & International Participants

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Running from June 9-19, the 10th Annual BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival kicked off last week in the Comox Valley. As the largest of its kind in Western Canada, the festival offers attendees eleven days of chef demonstrations, gala dinners, educational seminars, aquaculture tours, and more - celebrating the B.C.'s seafood industry, producers and its bounty.

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