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French fishermen plan protest at Normandy end of Jersey electricity cable by Ed Taylor September 16, 2021   |  Source : Jersey Evening Post

Fishermen from Normandy and Brittany are due to stage a protest at the French end of one of the undersea cables that supplies Jersey with electricity on Saturday. The demonstration is due to take place on the beach at Pirou, a few miles south of Portba...

11 fishermen rescued after trawler overturns in Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh September 16, 2021   |  Source : New Age

Eleven fishers on board a fishing trawler were rescued after their vessel capsized in the Bay of Bengal off Narikalbaria Char in the Sunderbans on Tuesday. Though the ‘FB Maaer Doa’ trawler overturned due to high tides, all the fishermen onboard we...

Philippines Navy rescues 6 Filipino fishermen in Philippine Rise by Frances Mangosing September 16, 2021   |  Source : INQUIRER.net

Six fishermen were rescued by Philippine Navy sailors in the Philippine Rise on Tuesday (Sept. 14). The BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS-17) received a distress call from fishing vessel FV MR KUPIDO, which had been drifting some 30 nautical miles southeast of ...

Nigeria’s neglected fishing industry and workers feeding millions with crude tools by Oge Udegbunam September 16, 2021   |  Source : Premium Times

An increasing number of young educated Nigerians are taking up fish farming, mainly as a result of lack of white or blue-collar jobs, and their presence is an indicator of the sector’s potential to attract skilled manpower capable of driving growth in t...

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer: 16 September September 16, 2021   |  Source : UN News

The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve life on the planet. The phaseout of controlled uses of ozone depleting substances and the related reductions have not on...

US Census Bureau: Relief programs staved off hardship in COVID crash by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR September 16, 2021   |  Source : AP

Massive government relief passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic moved millions of Americans out of poverty last year, even as the official poverty rate increased slightly, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday. The official poverty measure rose 1 pe...

Sea piracy declines by 80% on Nigerian waters: Agency September 16, 2021   |  Source : PM News

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, said sea piracy has declined by 80 per cent in Nigeria’s territorial waters. Jamoh disclosed this in a statement signed by Mr Tunde Olalere, Secretary...

China's Coast Guard might show up soon off Central America September 16, 2021   |  Source : Marex

The China Coast Guard (CCG) is growing in capability, capacity, and confidence. With an established presence throughout China’s “near seas” in East Asia and further abroad in the North Pacific on fishery patrols, the possibility of additional long-d...

Efforts to conserve marine mammals threaten poorer communities. A study examines how September 16, 2021   |  Source : DTE

Efforts to protect marine mammals over decades have succeeded to the point where conservation narratives do not reflect current conditions: How marine wildlife protection overlooks the impact of conservation success on human-wildlife conflict and the welf...

Aqua-Spark: Africa needs to increase tilapia production to meet predicted food needs by Shem Oirere September 16, 2021   |  Source : SeafoodSource

Africa’s population could double from the current one billion to two billion people by 2050, with its demand for fish projected to increase to between 16 and 29 million metric tons (MT) in the same period from the current 10 million MT, according to a r...

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