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4 Chinese boats seized in S Korea for alleged illegal fishing October 10, 2019   |  Source : Yonhap  | Copyright : The Korea Herald by Herald Corporation

South Korea has seized four Chinese fishing boats on charges of illegal fishing in its exclusive economic zone in the West Sea, the oceans ministry said Thursday. The West Sea Fisheries Management Service seized the four vessels, including two 99-ton f...

Conservation finance: Seychelles' troubled waters by Kanika Saigal October 10, 2019   |  Source : Euromoney  | Copyright : © 2019 Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC

The Seychelles was the first country to issue a debt-for-nature swap to protect its marine environment; it was also the first to issue a blue bond, raising capital to finance sustainable marine and ocean-related projects. But can it overcome the teething ...

SAI Global certifies Chile austral hake fishery under MSC program by Ned Daly October 09, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

SAI Global has completed its assessment of the Chilean austral hake industrial and longline fisheries, and the fishery can now claim to be a “well-managed and sustainable fishery,” in accordance with the Marine Stewardship Council’s Principles and C...

WTO fisheries talks this week to bridge differences by Amiti Sen October 09, 2019   |  Source : The Hindu BusinessLine  | Copyright : 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

World Trade Organisation member countries will meet again this week in Geneva to take forward the discussions on curbing fisheries subsidies that has divided participants over its scope, coverage and exemptions and rendered the Negotiating Group on Rules ...

Pakistan's plan to form coastal authority criticised October 09, 2019   |  Source : Dawn  | Copyright : 2019, DAWN

The National Party on Sunday organised a demonstration against the Pakistan federal government’s decision of establishing a new institution ‘National Coastal Development Authority’ (NCDA) for Gwadar, a delay in fulfilling demands of local fishermen ...

North Koreans thrown overboard as fishing ship hits Japanese patrol boat by Motoko Rich, Makiko Inoue and Eimi Yamamitsu October 09, 2019   |  Source : NYT  | Copyright : © 2019 The New York Times Company

A large North Korean fishing trawler collided with a Japanese patrol ship within Japan’s exclusive economic zone on Monday, throwing dozens of North Korean crew members overboard and drawing renewed warnings from Tokyo about illegal fishing in its water...

In Venezuela, fishermen without boats or fishing rods rely on nature to survive by DUARD FREISLER October 09, 2019   |  Source : Miami Herald  | Copyright : Miami Herald

Javier Gonzales and his friends know that the pelicans gliding above in the sky mean one thing: a chance for a good catch. Suddenly, the teen boys are racing along the beach following the trajectory of the birds’ movement. The teenagers need to get much...

Indian fisherfolk transitioning away from tradition is affecting fisheries nationwide October 09, 2019   |  Source : The Conversation

India’s vast coastline — more than 8,000 kilometres long — is a rich fishing ground. It supports a thriving marine fisheries industry, which contributes to the country’s food security while supporting about four million fisherfolk and their famili...

NOAA Fisheries report identifies IUU in Ecuador, Mexico, South Korea by Chris Chase October 09, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

NOAA Fisheries has released its 2019 report to the U.S. Congress, identifying the organization’s efforts to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing internationally while also rebuking three countries for lack of sufficient enforcement ...

WTO still scrambling for standardized global fishing rules October 09, 2019   |  Source : DW  | Copyright : 2019 Deutsche Welle

The World Trade Organization is increasingly under pressure to come up with a global scheme to curb fisheries subsidies. Now a nonagenarian is leading the fight to stop what he calls a "harmful" practice. A short video slowly making the rounds on socia...

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