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FAO announces vacancy for Senior Fishery Officer at its headquarters in Rome September 22, 2020   |  Source : FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has announced a vacancy for a post as the Senior Fishery Officer at the FAO headquarters in Rome. This is an exciting and fulfilling job opportunity for working on global inland fisheries...

Southeast Asian countries challenge China over maritime claims September 22, 2020   |  Source : US Embassy in Georgia

Southeast Asian countries are pushing back against the Chinese government’s aggression in the South China Sea. A recent example of this aggression occurred in early April when the People’s Republic of China (PRC) sank a Vietnamese fishing vessel in...

Coastal Nova Scotia under tropical-storm warning as Teddy moves closer by Haley Ryan September 22, 2020   |  Source : CBC News  | Copyright : 2020 CBC/Radio-Canada. All rights reserved

There's less than 24 hours until Nova Scotia starts to feel the effects of hurricane Teddy, but there's still a large range for where the storm could actually track over the province. In an update Monday evening, CBC meteorologist Ryan Snoddon said Ted...

Fishing boat that went missing for four days off South Australia coast disappears again by Matilda Boseley September 22, 2020   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

Just weeks after the high-profile search and rescues of a pair of missing fishermen off the coast of Granite Island in South Australia, the same boat has gone missing again. South Australian police say around 5am Tuesday they received a call from a man...

Three fishermen saved off Sunderland, North East England, in dramatic rescue September 22, 2020   |  Source : Press Association  | Copyright : A Gannett Company. Newsquest Media Group Ltd

Video has been released of the dramatic lifeboat rescue of three fishermen who were clinging to their capsized vessel. Several members of the public raised the alarm when they saw the men, who were trying to haul a lobster line back on board, hanging o...

Polluted stretch of Manila Bay in the Philippines gets fake white sand makeover September 21, 2020   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 1998-2019 Zee Media Corporation Ltd (An Essel Group Company), All rights reserved.

Residents of the Philippines' capital on Saturday flocked to an artificial white sand beach that the government has transformed from a polluted stretch of shoreline to mark International Coastal Cleanup day. Despite opposition from environmental campai...

US Coast Guard report criticises China for illegal fishing and aggressive tactics by Eduardo Baptista September 21, 2020   |  Source : China.org.cn

The US Coast Guard had harsh words for China in a new report on illegal fishing, calling for like-minded nations to unite against predatory states at sea in a thinly veiled warning to Beijing. The report, released on Thursday, also criticised China’s...

Explosives used in illegal fishing seized in N. Samar island town in the Philippines by Marie Tonette Marticio September 21, 2020   |  Source : Manila Bulletin

At least P3.5-million worth of explosives, believed used in illegal fishing, has been recovered by the Northern Samar Police Provincial Office (PPO) Sunday, September 20, in the island town of San Antonio, Northern Samar in the Philippines. Northern Sa...

Learn from the past -- Industry's message to South Africa govt. September 21, 2020   |  Source : FiskerForum  | Copyright : FiskerForum.com

According to industry body SADSTIA, the South African Deep-Sea Trawling Industry Association, the 2016 allocation of rights to the hake inshore trawl fishery was a costly policy and administrative mistake that should not be repeated when rights are alloca...

Saitei: Selling fishing rights in Ghana by Godfrey Baidoo-Tsibu September 21, 2020   |  Source : myJoyonews  | Copyright : 1996-2020 Copyright: MyjoyOnline.com

Saitei and Saikouare are Japanese words meaning “worst” and “best”, respectively (Jisho.org). The history of Saiko fishing (corrupted from Saikou) – the most destructive form of fishing involving the illegal catching of the juvenile catch of ...

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