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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...

Project aims to strengthen and recover fisheries sector in Tonga July 10, 2019   |  Source : Matangi  | Copyright : Vava'u Press 2019

A project to strengthen sustainable management and recover selected commercial, aquaculture, and community fisheries in Tonga, funded by the World Bank was launched on 2 July in Neiafu, Vava’u. The ‘Halafononga ki ha Ngātai Tuúloa Tonga: Pathway ...

Fisheries for Cornish sardines, Shetland brown crabs honored by MSC UK July 09, 2019   |  Source : UCN  | Copyright : 2019 Undercurrent News. All rights reserved.

A sardine fishery in southwest England, a Scottish inshore brown crab fishery and several retailers and foodservice operators have been recognized by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) in the UK for their contributions to sustainable fisheries and seafo...

LF Originals launches new show on sustainable fishing ‘Fisheries of India’ July 09, 2019   |  Source : Television Post  | Copyright : 2018. TelevisionPost.com - All rights reserved.

The digital extension of Living Foodz that hosts original digital content on Food, Travel & Lifestyle, launches its new show ‘Fisheries of India’ under its digital series ‘Local Produce’ on its Facebook page. The show will be speaking on sustainab...

Taiwan joins Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement by Elaine Hou, Yang Shu-min and Ko Lin July 09, 2019   |  Source : Focus Taiwan

Taiwan joined the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) July 4, when it attended a meeting of the agreement's members as a "participating fishing entity" for the first time, the Fisheries Agency said Tuesday. The country joined under the na...

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