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Alaska King and Snow Crab fisheries certified to FAO-based responsible fisheries management standard April 22, 2012   |  Source : PRWeb  | Copyright : 2012 Hearst Communications Inc.

Following a twelve month fishery assessment period, a Global Trust Certification Committee met on April 16th 2012 and formally certified that the management system of the U.S. Alaska King and Snow Crab Bering Sea Commercial Fisheries** have met the FAO-Ba...

Scientists urge Canada to postpone commercial fishing in the Arctic by GLORIA GALLOWAY April 22, 2012   |  Source : Globe and Mail  | Copyright : 2012 The Globe and Mail Inc.

The Canadian government has worked to assert its military sovereignty in the Arctic, but a group of more than 2,000 international scientists is asking this country to do more to protect the fragile polar ecosystem from commercial fishing fleets. The sc...

Angola minister inaugurates artisan fishing support centre April 22, 2012   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : 2012 AllAfrica

Angola's minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Afonso Pedro Canga, on Thursday inaugurated in the southern Benguela province, a Centre of Support to Artisan Fishing, meant to supply technical assistance to fishermen in light of the Pro...

China releases 21 Vietnamese fishermen after month April 21, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 FOX News Network, LLC

China says authorities have released 21 Vietnamese fishermen whom they had detained for more than a month on a disputed island in the South China Sea. The official Xinhua News Agency said late Friday that according to the South China Sea Fishery Bureau...

Pakistan fishermen in panic as hundreds of dead fish wash ashore near Keamari by Jan Khaskheli April 21, 2012   |  Source : The News International  | Copyright : The News International

Fishermen living on the islands near the Keamari jetty were in a panic on Friday morning, as scores of dead fish washed ashore near the jetty and their residential areas. Local fishermen are heavily dependent on the mori fish, as it is their primary sourc...

More Chinese fishermen heading for Scarborough April 21, 2012   |  Source : ABS-CBNnews.com

As the standoff between the Philippines and China drags on, more Chinese fishermen are getting ready to set sail for Scarborough Shoal. Docked at Hainan Province, fishing boat Qiong-Qionghai 09099 is sailing to the West Philippine Sea, which is more th...

Fishermen using explosives, cyanide destroy some of Asia's most spectacular reefs, divers say by JACOB HERIN April 20, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 StarTribune

Coral gardens that were among Asia's most spectacular, teeming with colorful sea life just a few months ago, have been transformed into desolate gray moonscapes by illegal fishermen who use explosives or cyanide to kill or stun their prey. The site is ...

Mexican fishermen capture giant 2,000-lb Great White shark by Nina Golgowski April 20, 2012   |  Source : Daily Mail  | Copyright : Associated Newspapers Ltd

Two fishermen in Mexico shocked their entire town Sunday after returning to shore with a 2,000-pound great white shark. The 20ft-long fish was caught in a net left overnight by the men in the Sea of Cortez but to their perhaps relief, found already dea...

Italy to pay dead Indian fishermen's families 10 mn rupees each to settle dispute April 20, 2012   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2012 Xinhua, english.news.cn

The Italian government has agreed to pay 10 million rupees (200,000 U.S. dollars) to families of each of the two fishermen who were allegedly killed by Italian security guards on board an oil tanker off the southern Indian coast in February, said local me...

Fish near BP oilspill site are sick April 20, 2012   |  Source : Stardem  | Copyright : t 2012, The Star Democrat, Easton, MD.

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, touching off the worst offshore spill in U.S. history, research into the disaster's environmental effects is turning up ailing fish that bear hallmarks of diseases tied to ...

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