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Fishermen in Trinidad and Tobago want flare guns to scare off pirates by Kevon Felmine August 12, 2019   |  Source : T&T Guardian  | Copyright : Guardian Media

With their psy­ches mor­tal­ly wound­ed by the mur­ders of their col­leagues, fish­er­men op­er­at­ing in the Gulf of Paria off Trinidad and Tobago are con­tem­plat­ing arm­ing them­selves to fight off pi­rates. The tragedy of los­ing...

Brexit: Email slip-up reveals no-deal fishing patrol 'uncertainty' August 11, 2019   |  Source : BBC  | Copyright : 2019 BBC

There is "a lot of uncertainty" about the UK's capacity to patrol fishing waters after a no-deal Brexit, a government memo mistakenly emailed to the BBC has revealed. The memo, from the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, says there...

AI provides solutions for the Japanese fishing industry by Yuu Rirou August 11, 2019   |  Source : SYNCED

In the 1990s farmed fish (aquaculture) accounted for about one-quarter of global seafood production according to the UN Food and Agricultural Organization. Now, with demand rising and the ocean’s resources being steadily depleted, aquaculture has overta...

Alarming plastic pollution in the Bay of Bengal August 11, 2019   |  Source : The Daily Star/Asia News Network  | Copyright : Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net

Plastics play a vital role in our daily life. However, plastic debris in the marine environment has serious negative impacts on marine resources, fisheries as well as on the use of coastal areas for tourism. It is also a threat to our precious Blue Econom...

7 Sri Lankans detained in Seychelles on suspicion of illegal fishing by Betymie Bonnelame August 11, 2019   |  Source : Seychelles News Agency  | Copyright : Seychelles News Agency, 2019

The Seychelles Fisheries Authority (SFA) and the police are conducting an investigation into a case of suspected illegal fishing by a foreign vessel in the island nation’s waters. In a joint communique on Thursday, the Ministry of Fisheries and Agric...

A project in India is turning discarded fishing nets into surfboards to reduce ocean plastic by ELLEN GUTOSKEY August 11, 2019   |  Source : Mental Floss

From the San Francisco International Airport to the entire country of Ethiopia, people are trying to save our dying planet. The latest innovative recycling effort comes from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where fishermen are working to give disc...

Seafood Innovation Fund promotes ‘transformational change’ in UK fishing August 11, 2019   |  Source : Europa  | Copyright : 2018 - Published by Pan European Networks Ltd in Congleton, United Kingdom

The UK’s newly established £10m (€10.85m) Seafood Innovation Fund will drive investment in maritime research and innovation. The Seafood Innovation Fund, launched last month by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, will be deli...

ICSF-FAO workshop on India's marine fisheries policy and the SSF Guidelines August 09, 2019   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : ICSF 2019

SAMUDRA EXCLUSIVE

Over 80 men and women fishery stakeholders from 10 coastal states and union territories of India participated in the ‘National Workshop: 2017 National Policy on Marine Fisheries (NPMF), India and the SSF Guidelines,’ supported by the Food and Agricult...

Negotiations halfway complete on UN high seas treaty, with far-reaching impacts for seafood industry by Aaron Orlowski August 09, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

Time is running out for the fishing and seafood industries to weigh in on a United Nations treaty that will govern fishing and other activities on the high seas. The treaty is being developed as part of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the S...

UN oceans envoy Thomson backs Chile to assume leadership on IUU fight by Matt Craze August 09, 2019   |  Source : UCN  | Copyright : 2019 Undercurrent News. All rights reserved.

Peter Thomson, who is leading the United Nations’ "Goal 14" initiative for sustainable use of the oceans and marine resources, met with Chilean president Sebastian Pinera and other key policymakers to back the South American country's leadership in comb...

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