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Enormous increase in exports of fresh fillets and fillet portions for the past 20 years. - 26.3.2015

One of the largest and most valuable change in exports in the last 10-20 years is the significant increase by the Icelandic seafood industry in the production of fresh fillets and fillet portions. Since 1997 the export of these products nearly quadrupled in tonnage from being about 9,000 tons to almost 34,000 tons in 2013. And of additional interest is the fact that this is happening to a great extent through shipments by sea rather than air.

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Green Days Lectures: Plastic in the Ocean - 24.3.2015

Ocean pollution is a massive problem, but around 80% of marine litter originates on land and the majority of it is plastic. Seabirds, whales, sea turtles and other marine life are eating marine plastics and are dying from choking, intestinal blockage and starvation.

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POLSHIFT: Poleward shifts in the pelagic complex, an effect of climate change? - 23.3.2015

Matís is a participant in the POLSHIFT conference taking place April 14-15. The conference is supported by the working group for fisheries (AG-FISK), funded in 2009 to implement the strategies established by EK-FJLS (Fisheries and Aquaculture) and the Nordic Council of Ministers, and to perform an advisory function towards EK-FJLS (Fisheries and Aquaculture) and the NCM.

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