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IPC for food sovereignty: IPC Fisheries Working Group workshop, Botswana, 10-12 July 2019 July 15, 2019   |  Source : IPC

From 10 to 12 of July in Kasane, Botswana, the IPC (International Committee of Planning for food sovereignty) Working Group on Fisheries is participating to the Pan African workshop on Strengthening non-state actor (NSA) platforms and their representation...

A message of hope for Asean’s threatened biodiversity by Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim July 15, 2019   |  Source : BusinessMirror  | Copyright : Copyright 2019 BusinessMirror

The Asean region’s relentless campaign to conserve and protect its rich but highly threatened biodiversity and ecosystems took center stage with the recent International Conference on Biodiversity hosted by Thailand. With no less than the Princess of...

Rattled by sardine stock crash, India begins regulating its fisheries: Analysis by Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar July 14, 2019   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : Eurasia Review. All rights are reserved.

Last month, the Indian government created its first ministry for fisheries. Although it clubs fishing together rather oddly with animal husbandry and dairy, the move fulfills a long-standing demand of the country’s fishing community and becomes the late...

Sustainability is on the hook as Cuba adopts new fisheries law, EDF says July 14, 2019   |  Source : EDF  | Copyright : 2019 Environmental Defense Fund

The government of Cuba enacted sweeping reforms of its fishing laws over the weekend, putting the island nation on a course to increase protection for some of the world’s most important and vibrant marine ecosystems while also ensuring a future for its ...

Still menaced by flooding, Louisiana dodges a storm’s worst blows by Emily Lane, David Montgomery and Richard Fausset July 14, 2019   |  Source : NYT  | Copyright : 2019 The New York Times Company

Tropical Storm Barry’s second day on land brought waves of both relief and worry on Sunday. The slow-moving storm continued to kick up funnel clouds, tornadoes and sheets of heavy rain in parts of Louisiana, leaving some coastal communities with waterlo...

Creation of a “virtuous cycle” for climate action needed, says Omar Hilale, ECOSOC Vice-President July 13, 2019   |  Source : ENB  | Copyright : 1992-2019, IISD Reporting Services

As the first week of HLPF 2019 drew to a close, two sessions reviewed the implementation and interrelations among Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), on SDG 13 (climate action), and SDG 16 (peace, justice, and strong institutions). A brief session in th...

Overabundance of native species harming South Australian biodiversity: inquiry July 11, 2019   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2019 XINHUANET.com All rights reserved.

An overabundance of koalas and kangaroos is harming South Australia's biodiversity, a parliamentary inquiry has found. The Natural Resources Committee (NRC) on Thursday called for the state government to make an immediate decision on culling species su...

Salvadoran fishermen ditch blast fishing for artificial reefs by MAX RADWIN July 10, 2019   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2019 Copyright Conservation news

With no police patrol in sight, a young fisherman named Jose Salvador Soriano kneeled into his long, narrow boat and began preparing an explosive with the power to bring in nearly an entire day’s catch. The explosive contained sulfur, benzoate, chlorate...

Malaysia, Indonesia to work together on fisheries issues July 10, 2019   |  Source : Bernama

The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry of Malaysia is ready to work with its Indonesian counterpart to address fishery issues and encroachment of waters by fishermen. Its minister, Salahuddin Ayub (photo, above) said he welcomed the first mee...

Promotion of agriculture, fisheries sectors top priority of govt: Pakistan PM July 10, 2019   |  Source : Ary News  | Copyright : 2019 ARYNEWS.tv

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday reiterated that government was committed boosting the agriculture and fisheries sectors, ARY News reported. Talking to various delegations representing agro-food, fisheries and pharma sectors in Karachi...

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