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Cambodia arrests sixteen Vietnamese fishermen on illegal trawling charges March 21, 2017   |  Source : VnExpress  | Copyright : 1997 VnExpress.net, All rights reserved

Trawling in shallow waters is a crime that can carry prison time under Cambodia's fisheries law. Cambodian authorities announced on Tuesday that marine police have arrested 16 Vietnamese nationals for trawling in shallow Cambodian waters. The announ...

Israeli Navy attacks fishermen off Gaza coast March 21, 2017   |  Source : IMEMCnews  | Copyright : 2016 IMEMC

Israeli occupation naval boats resumed, on Monday, persistent gunfire attacks on Palestinian fishermen sailing within the unilaterally imposed six-nautical-mile fishing zone offshore Gaza, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that the n...

Fish Tracker prepares to set sail in search of fisheries bubble by James Murray March 21, 2017   |  Source : businessGreen  | Copyright : Incisive Business Media (IP) Limited

The idea that investors could see their assets become stranded as the world transitions to a more sustainable economy is to be applied to the fisheries sector, with the launch of a new initiative that aims to emulate the success of the Carbon Tracker thin...

Canadian seafood receives $325m boost March 21, 2017   |  Source : FISHUpdate  | Copyright : 2017 FISHupdate

The Canadian fishing and seafood industry, including aquaculture, is to receive a $325 million shot in the arm from the federal government. The money is being channelled through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund and will be used to develop existing collabor...

Ganga, Yamuna rivers declared human entities: What exactly does this order mean? by Vishakha Saxena March 21, 2017   |  Source : India Today  | Copyright : 2017 Living Media India Limited

In a landmark judgement, the Uttarakhand high court in India declared the Ganga and Yamuna rivers "living entities" on Monday, days after a similar order was passed in New Zealand. The ruling raises hope that the process of cleaning these pollution-bat...

Buy local this Sustainable Seafood Day and help protect our oceans March 20, 2017   |  Source : SBS  | Copyright : SBS

70% of Australian seafood is imported, making it virtually impossible to trace whether it’s been sourced sustainably. And, our national annual seafood consumption is on the rise, expected to reach 19.6kg by 2021 according to IBISWorld. So, what exact...

South Korea grants Sri Lanka $2.4m to develop aquaculture March 20, 2017   |  Source : Undercurrent News

Sri Lanka has announced it is to receive a LKR 75 million ($2.4m) grant from South Korea with which to develop its aquaculture sector. The move comes as a result of discussions held by fisheries and aquatic resource state minister Dilip Vedarachchi, wi...

Why is Zambia importing 40,000 tons of fish every year? March 20, 2017   |  Source : LusakaTimes  | Copyright : 2015 -LusakaTimes

Fish is a traditional part of our diet. Compared to many other countries, Zambians have a distinctive preference for fish compared to other forms of essential protein such as beef or chicken. Fish and fish products account for a large proportion of our an...

Professor Emeritus donates savings to Dhaka University fisheries department by Asifur Rahman March 20, 2017   |  Source : Prothom Alo  | Copyright : Prothom Alo 1998 - 2017

Professor Mohammad Shafi, an emeritus of Dhaka University, donated all his savings to construct a building for the fisheries department. The five-storey building will be exclusively for the students of the fisheries department. The classes for the depa...

Online discussion on Making Fisheries Sustainable March 20, 2017   |  Source : Ocean Action Hub  | Copyright : 2017 Ocean Action Hub

An online discussion on Making Fisheries Sustainable is taking place during the preparatory process for The Ocean Conference -- “Our Oceans, Our Future: Partnering for the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14” -- in order to engage stake...

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