European Maritime Day 2015, Piraeus: Exploring the potential of ports and coasts for Maritime Growth
European Maritime Day 2015 will take place between 28 and 31 May 2015 in Piraeus, Greece. The event will bring together Europes maritime community around the theme of ports and coasts as engines for Blue Growth.
Better fish for farms
Tweaking breeding methods could allow European fish farming or aquaculture to produce more efficiently. An EU-funded project is studying how hi-tech breeding techniques can promote disease resistance and fast, efficient growth in six commonly farmed fish species, improving fish welfare, impacts on wildlife and farm productivity.
EU Bathing Water Quality report: Europeans continue enjoying high-quality waters
The Commission and the European Environment Agency published today the annual bathing water quality report, which compares the quality of bathing water sampled at more than 21 000 coastal and inland bathing sites across the EU in 2014.