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Drones driven by AI will track illegal fishing in African waters August 17, 2018   |  Source : CNN  | Copyright : CNN Sans ™ & © 2016 Cable News Network.

Across the African continent, drones are finding innovative uses -- from monitoring displaced populations, to delivering critical medical supplies. Moroccan technology startup ATLAN Space is developing artificial intelligence (AI) to guide autonomous dron...

Kenya fishermen decry harassment by Uganda police August 17, 2018   |  Source : N TV

Fishermen and fish traders are decrying harassment from Uganda police and are now calling the government to revisit regulation governing fish trade along the border. The fish traders say that the harassment and intimidation cases by Uganda police has a...

Asean, India: Protected areas needed in addressing S.D.G. August 17, 2018   |  Source : Business Mirror

Most, if not all, of the Asean member-states (AMS) have taken the necessary actions toward the achievement of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 on the conservation of protected areas, according to the second edition of the Asean Biodiversity Outlook (ABO 2) of...

Will trade tariffs cause the American fish industry to flop? by Maisie Ganzler August 17, 2018   |  Source : Forbes

An estimated $900 million worth of American-caught or -farmed seafood — from fish sticks to cod fillets — may get a lot more expensive thanks to the U.S.’s current trade war with China. How? Well, last month the Trump administration proposed a 10% d...

Illegal mining in Venezuela threatens to contaminate fish stocks in South America, Caribbean by Jewel Fraser August 17, 2018   |  Source : Seafood Source

Riverine communities along Venezuela's Orinoco River that rely on fish as a major source of food and additional income are losing out to an upsurge of mining activity that is in some cases controlled by illegal armed cartels. Among the armed cartels contr...

Malaysian govt reassures fishermen on continuing cost of living allowance by Bernama August 17, 2018   |  Source : The Edge Markets

The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry today reassured fishermen that the government will not stop the cost of living allowance for them, its Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub told Dewan Rakyat today. Besides the allowance, other incentives such as...

Caspian Sea deal an invaluable step towards easing regional tensions, says UN Chief August 14, 2018   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations 2018

António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, has welcomed the historic signing of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, which took place on Sunday, marked by a ceremony which brought together the leaders of the five countries ...

Last fishermen on Singapore’s east coast August 14, 2018   |  Source : The Straits Times  | Copyright : 2018 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.

Jurong and Senoko are well-known ports of call for Singapore's fish trade. But East Coast Park, too, is home to a small wharf that caters to customers with a taste for fresh fish. Located along the beach near carpark B1, it is the park's last boat s...

FAO ready to lend support to Barbados fisheries August 14, 2018   |  Source : NationNews  | Copyright : 1997 - 2018, Nation Publishing Co. Limited

The government of Barbados has been urged to outline its requests for assistance in dealing with matters within its fisheries sector, including the handling of Sargassum seaweed, and make a formal request to the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). ...

Namibia: Fisheries not an ATM, says Confederation by Adam Hartman August 14, 2018   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : 2018 AllAfrica

The chairman of the Confederation of Namibian Fishing Associations, Matti Amukwa, says the fishing industry cannot be used as an ATM, cash cow or get-rich-quick scheme because it is a serious sector which requires expert management for the sake of all Nam...

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