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Covid, war and climate change causing an increase in poverty – World Bank by Sylvana Debono February 12, 2021   |  Source : New Book

The COVID-19 pandemic may push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty in 2020. Poverty reduction has suffered its worst setback in decades, after nearly a quarter-century of steady global declines in extreme poverty. These were the ‘take-home...

Life on Trinidad and Tobago's ocean floors threatened by deep water drilling by RYAN HAMILTON-DAVIS February 12, 2021   |  Source : News Day

As TT continues to go deeper into the ocean in search of resources, the nation must consider what effect that could have on the hundreds, and possibly thousands of different life forms that live in the oceans and on the ocean floor. Prof Judith Gobin, the...

United Nations World Oceans Day 8, June 2021 February 12, 2021   |  Source : UN

The United Nations celebrates World Oceans Day every year on 8 June. This year's United Nations World Oceans Day virtual event will take place on Tuesday, 8 June 2021, in celebration of the theme "The Ocean: Life & Livelihoods". The ocean covers over 70% ...

FAO calls for vacancy announcement: Decent rural employment specialist February 12, 2021   |  Source : FAO

The Inclusive Rural Transformation and Gender Equity Division (ESP) coordinates FAO’s work on social protection, gender equity, decent rural employment, rural institutions and people’s empowerment and the right to food. ESP is responsible for working ...

Indigenous people under threat from Asia clean energy push by Rina Chandran February 11, 2021   |  Source : The Guam Post Daily

Muhammad Lamoh had no inkling that his small village of Ban Khu in southern Thailand would be key to the nation's renewable energy goals, until local authorities called a community meeting to inform them of a plan to build a biomass plant. The 25 megawatt...

Gambia loses tonnes of fish to Senegalese daily by Yusupha Jobe February 11, 2021   |  Source : The Point

The recent blame on high price of fish in the local markets is due to the quantity of fishes being transported to Senegal on a daily basis, according to local fish traders. The country’s artisanal fishermen reacting to the queries, say the daily transpo...

Relief as Tanzania’s Mwanza cooperative sets up drying, icing factories February 11, 2021   |  Source : The Citizen

Fishermen and traders who deal with sardines and Nile perch at Gana Island, Ukerewe District in Mwanza Region have stepped into the new year smiling broadly. This is because they will now no longer be required to travel all the way to Mwanza City in searc...

Thousands of fish washed up on Chile beach raise concerns over climate change by Gabriella February 11, 2021   |  Source : World of Buzz

With pollution increasing with every passing day, people are getting more concerned, now more than ever, about climate change. Increasing global climate changes have caused ice caps to melt hence affecting the ocean drastically. Not only is the Earth’s ...

Europeche seeking a new narrative on fisheries February 11, 2021   |  Source : Fisher Forum

That’s the message that European fishing industry body Europêche wants to get across as it sets out to set a new narrative that recognises the sector as part of the solution to global environmental threats. ‘Europêche is ready to challenge some of t...

A new law and governance toolkit for sustainable small-scale fisheries: Best regulatory practices February 11, 2021   |  Source : Environmental Law Institute

Over the last couple of decades, ocean stewardship efforts have turned to focus on several key approaches, such as the implementation of sustainable fisheries practices, including small-scale fisheries (SSF) co-management. This Toolkit presents a methodol...

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