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Uganda government sets date to lift fishing ban October 22, 2019   |  Source : Daily Monitor

The government of Uganda has tentatively set December as the date for re-opening Lake Kyoga for fishing, more than six months after enforcing the ban. Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) in April suspended activities on the lake to allow soldiers register ...

Morelia Film Festival highlights Mexican indigenous women filmmakers by JAMIE LANG October 22, 2019   |  Source : Variety  | Copyright : 2019 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC

This year’s Morelia Intl. Film Festival (FICM), with support from a FilmWatch scholarship awarded by the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will host a Mexican Indigenous Filmmakers: Identity and New Narratives forum for women directors. ...

Oil may restrict work of 144,000 fishing professionals in Brazil by João Pedro Pitombo and João Valadares October 22, 2019   |  Source : Folha de S. Paulo  | Copyright : The Folha Group

Oil slicks that have hit the northeastern coast since August 30 may restrict the work of up to 144,000 fishermen and shellfish farmers from the nine states in the region. This is the number of fishing professionals registered in the 77 cities whose coa...

Australia wraps up North Pacific sweep for illegal fishing October 22, 2019   |  Source : RNZ  | Copyright : Radio New Zealand 2019

Australian Air Force planes have finished a two week hunt for illegal fishing boats in the North Pacific. Two maritime surveillance aircraft left the region on Sunday. They patrolled waters around Palau, as well as Pohnpei and Chuuk in the Federated...

4th Intl. Fisheries Industry Exhibition kicks off in Tehran October 22, 2019   |  Source : MNA  | Copyright : 2017 Mehr News Agency. All rights reserved

The Fourth International Exhibition of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Related Industry (IFEX 2019) kicked off at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Monday. The exhibition was inaugurated today in the presence of head of Iranian Fisheries Organizat...

Thai government pledges to protect fisheries reforms October 21, 2019   |  Source : Marex  | Copyright : 2019 The Maritime Executive, LLC. All rights reserved.

Deputy Prime Minister, General Prawit Wongsuwan, has committed Thailand to protect and build on recent fisheries reforms during a meeting with the Environmental Justice Foundation’s Executive Director, Steve Trent. For the past five years, EJF has w...

Southern Africa at increased risk of climate change October 21, 2019   |  Source : The Herald  | Copyright : 2019 The Herald

A new report on The Global Climate has identified significant changes in climate in the last five years since 2015, including in Southern Africa, suggesting a renewed threat of climate change impacts and variability. The report by the World Meteorologi...

Japan has an illegal seafood problem by Jess Mackie October 21, 2019   |  Source : Hakai Magazine  | Copyright : Tula Foundation and Hakai Institute family

At 407,000 square meters, the world’s largest wholesale seafood market is in Tokyo, Japan. This comes as no surprise given that Japan is the world’s largest consumer of high-value fish, such as bluefin tuna, and the third largest seafood importer afte...

Liberia’s fisheries boss to speak at women in fisheries international conference October 21, 2019   |  Source : FPA  | Copyright : 2019 - FrontPageAfrica. All Rights Reserved.

The Director-General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, Mrs. Emma Metieh Glassco has been invited to serve as Speaker at the women in fisheries side event to be held on the margins of the Ministerial conference on fishing Vessel safety a...

Thailand’s sea slaves: Shackled, whipped and beheaded by Ian Urbina October 21, 2019   |  Source : The Irish Times  | Copyright : 2019 THE IRISH TIMES

While forced labour exists throughout the world, nowhere is the problem more rampant than in the South China Sea, and especially in the Thai fishing fleet. Tens of thousands of migrants from Cambodia and Myanmar are whispered into Thailand each year to ma...

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