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Fifth-generation fisherman from the Greek port city of Piraeus named Europe’s Young Champion of the Earth December 17, 2020   |  Source : ekathimerini.com  | Copyright : 2018 - 2020, H KA?HMEPINH All Rights Reserved.

A 26-year-old fifth-generation fisherman from the Greek port city of Piraeus has been named Europe’s Young Champion of the Earth by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), a prestigious award that also provides seed funding and mentorship to prom...

Prawn farmers in Bangladesh facing bleak future by Partha Chakrabortty December 17, 2020   |  Source : The Daily Star  | Copyright : 2020 / thedailystar.net

Over the last couple of years, export earnings from shrimp in Bangladesh, grown mainly in the southwest coastal districts for shipment to the developed economies, have been falling consistently in the face of competition from low-priced vannamei shrimp. ...

3 Trinidad fishermen survive 5 days lost at sea on raw fish, rainwater by STACY MOORE December 16, 2020   |  Source : T&T Newsday  | Copyright : 2020 Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

Three Guayaguayare fishermen lost at sea for the last five days survived by eating raw fish, drinking rain water, and creating a paddle with pieces of wood and two bucket covers. Shaquille Charles, Frank Anthony Sandy, and Walter Whiteman paddled day a...

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 36 Indian fishermen for illegal fishing December 16, 2020   |  Source : ColomboPage News Desk

Sri Lanka Navy, on two separate occasions, has arrested 36 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly breaching the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters. During Special operations carried out by the...

Hundreds of Vietnamese fishermen stranded in Indonesia amid COVID-19 restrictions December 16, 2020   |  Source : BenarNews

More than 200 Vietnamese arrested by Indonesia for illegal fishing in its waters have been stranded in a detention center for months, their representative told Radio Free Asia, a sister agency of Benar News, via emailed video clips. Many of them are fr...

Global Environment Facility approves over $78 mn to support FAO-led projects December 16, 2020   |  Source : reliefweb  | Copyright : OCHA 2020

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has welcomed the recent decision by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council to approve 13 FAO-led projects in 16 countries, totaling some $78.5 million dollars. The decision came duri...

Australia's Torres Strait islanders fear over $200m Chinese fishery handshake with PNG by Kristy Sexton-McGrath December 16, 2020   |  Source : ABC  | Copyright : ABC

Torres Strait Islander leaders in Far North Queensland say they are "incredibly nervous" about China's plan to build a fish processing plant on their doorstep, and are seeking urgent talks with the Australian Government. China's ministry of commerce ha...

UNEP names seven dynamic environmentalists as its 2020 Young Champions of the Earth December 16, 2020   |  Source : UNEP  | Copyright : UNEP

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) today named seven young scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and activists from across the globe as its 2020 Young Champions of the Earth. With solutions to harvest water from the air, recycle plastic into paving sla...

Saudi program delivers 100 boats to fishermen in Hadramaut December 15, 2020   |  Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  | Copyright : 1978 - 2020 © H H Saudi Research and Marketing LTD, All Rights Reserved And subject to Terms of Use Agreement

The Saudi Program for Development and Reconstruction in Yemen (SPDRY) distributed Sunday 100 modern fishing boats equipped with engines to Yemeni fishermen in Hadramaut governorate, in the context of its support for livelihoods and development in all Yeme...

Shots fired at Mi'kmaw fisherman in Nova Scotia, Canada; one person arrested by Aaron Beswick December 15, 2020   |  Source : The Telegram  | Copyright : SaltWire Network © 2020

Sylvia Bernard offered to go. “I said ‘No, it might be dangerous’,” recalled her partner, Gary Denny. It was Sunday afternoon, Dec. 13, and a fishing boat was amongst the traps they set under a moderate livelihood licence issued by the Pictou ...

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