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3rd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress begins; theme: "Transdisciplinarity and Transformation for the Future of Small-Scale Fisheries" October 22, 2018   |  Source : Too Big To Ignore

The 3rd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress (WSFC), which takes place during 22-26 October 2018 at Chiang Mai, Thailand, is a transdisciplinary forum for anyone interested in small-scale fisheries to participate in an interactive discussion about the fut...

UN report: revolution needed to prevent climate disaster by JAMES PLESTED October 22, 2018   |  Source : RedFlag

Only a revolution can save us. That’s the take home message of the latest report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released on 8 October. Based on emissions reduction commitments made under the 2015 Paris agreement, the w...

Iraq's fishermen are disappearing from the Tigris River's low, polluted waters October 21, 2018   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2018 Rudaw

The old profession of fishing is disappearing from the Tigris River in Iraq as low water levels and pollution have led to the decrease in populations of wild fish. As the most important river in Iraq, the Tigris connects several major cities of the cou...

Pakistan fishermen marching against Kalabagh dam to reach Karachi on Oct 25 October 20, 2018   |  Source : THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE`  | Copyright : 2018 The Express Tribune

The fishermen of Hyderabad in Pakistan, one of the key stakeholders of rivers and waterways, who embarked on a long march against the proposed construction of Kalabagh dam to Karachi earlier this month will reach the city on October 25 to stage a demonstr...

US scientist invents device to improve fishery operations by EDWIN B. SMITH October 18, 2018   |  Source : University of Mississippi  | Copyright : 2018 · The University of Mississippi

A University of Mississippi marine biologist has created a new device that could greatly improve shrimping operations and is putting the device to the test through partnerships with members of the Gulf of Mexico fishing industry. Glenn Parsons, profess...

Joining forces for fisheries: 300+ delegates to gather for 3rd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress October 18, 2018   |  Source : Too Big To Ignore  | Copyright : 2013 Too Big To Ignore. All Rights Reserved.

Over 300 researchers, practitioners, small-scale fishers, civil society organizations, environmental organizations, and government representatives will gather next week to discuss transdisciplinary strategies to sustain small-scale fisheries as a global f...

Transforming gender relations in the Caribbean to support SDGs October 18, 2018   |  Source : GAF  | Copyright : 2018 GAF CONFERENCE

Research into the participation and role of women in Caribbean small-scale fisheries, along with careful efforts to transform gender relations is crucial to the uptake of the UN/FAO Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines and to achieve the Sustainable Developme...

EU and the Republic of Korea join forces in fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing October 18, 2018   |  Source : European Commission

Today, the EU and the Republic of Korea have pledged to work closely together to fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. Today, the EU and the Republic of Korea have pledged to work closely together to fight against Illegal, Un...

China completes deep-sea research mission in Mariana Trench October 17, 2018   |  Source : CGTN  | Copyright : 2018 CGTN

A team comprising of 59 Chinese researchers returned Tuesday after completing a 54-day deep-sea research mission at Mariana Trench. During the expedition, researchers tested deep-sea equipment and conducted scientific research in disciplines such as ge...

World Food Day: Fish gone, people gone October 17, 2018   |  Source : WWF  | Copyright : Phys.org 2003 - 2018, Science X network

On World Food Day, WWF warns against the dramatic impact of overfished oceans on people around the globe. Currently, 33 percent of fish stocks are overfished (in the Mediterranean it is 85 percent) with a further 60 percent at maximum capacity with no pos...

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