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Fishermen from Fukushima, Japan, return to port with first catch since 3/11 June 15, 2012   |  Source : The Asahi Shimbun  | Copyright : The Asahi Shimbun Company

Fishermen in the northeastern Japanese city of Soma in Fukushima Prefecture set out on a trial fishing operation on June 14 in hopes of resuming their work after voluntarily refraining from going to sea following the Fukushima nuclear disaster last year. ...

New freshwater fish found in rivers of Kerala, India June 14, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

A new freshwater fish, Pristolepis Rubripinnis was discovered from Pampa and Chalakudy rivers in Kerala during a collaborative taxonomic study carried out by Indian and British ichthyologists, on Wednesday. The study was led by Ralf Britz of Natural Hi...

Saudi Arabia Kingdom set to modernize fishery June 13, 2012   |  Source : Pakistan Observer  | Copyright : Pakistan Observer 1998-2011

As part of an ambitious plan to ensure food security, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has intensified efforts to modernize its fishery sector with an aim to promote the sustainable productivity of local fish stocks. The plan includes the protection of the ...

Rio+20: Civil movements reflect desire for sustainable future, UN official says June 13, 2012   |  Source : UN News Centre

The civil movements that have taken place over the past months in the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere reflect a global call for a sustainable future, a United Nations official said today, stressing that governments should listen to their citizens and im...

7 dead, 13 missing as rains hit Philippines June 13, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Big waves smashed a passenger boat into rocky outcrops and sunk the vessel in stormy weather in the southwestern Philippines, killing at least five people while 54 others were rescued, officials said Wednesday. The MV Josille 2 sank near before midnigh...

European fisheries reform stumbles forward by Daniel Cressey June 13, 2012   |  Source : Nature  | Copyright : 2012 Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited

Europe’s attempts to reform its much-criticized fisheries policy took a major step forward at a meeting in Luxembourg yesterday, but left policy experts concerned that the reforms do not go far enough to safeguard fish stocks. Although there was cele...

UN food agency urges companies and organizations to join global food waste initiative June 13, 2012   |  Source : UN News Centre

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and key partners today called on companies and organizations around the world to join in SAVE FOOD, a global initiative designed to cut down on food losses and waste. "With 900 million hungry p...

Sri Lanka court denies bail to 5 Indian fishermen by R. K. Radhakrishnan June 12, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu

Five Indian fishermen arrested on charges of drug peddling late in November, were denied bail by a Jaffna court on Monday. The Indian High Commission had been in touch with the Attorney General's department and all the authorities concerned. With no...

India's Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute to promote green economy in 'coastal village' by Sudha Nambudiri June 12, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), as part of its extension research has adopted the Pallipuram grama panchayat to be developed as a 'model coastal village' based on the theme 'green economy'. Under the programme, the CMFRI scient...

Indonesian fishermen helping human traffickers receive Rp10m each June 12, 2012   |  Source : Tempo Interactive  | Copyright : TEMPO 2003

Rote fishermen in the Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia are chosen because they are noted as skilled seamen able to traverse the seas toward Australia by only a makeshift boat. A local agent from East Rote, East Nusa Tenggara, he asked Tempo last Apr...

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