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Italian marines’ case verdict may not hit India’s fishing rights by Murali Krishnan July 06, 2020   |  Source : HT  | Copyright : HT Media Limited All Rights Reserved.

The ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (tribunal) at the Hague in the Italian marines case will not affect India’s rights in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for fishing, exploration of gas and so on, former additional solicitor general (ASG)...

UK Fisheries Bill enters the House of Commons for scrutiny by Som Mehmet July 06, 2020   |  Source : New Food  | Copyright : Russell Publishing Limited, 2010-2020. All rights reserved.

The Fisheries Bill, the first major fisheries legislation in almost 40 years in the United Kingdom, has passed the House of Lords. The legislation, which creates the powers for the UK to operate as an independent coastal state and manage its fish stock...

New £317,000 project launched on sustainable fisheries management in the Virgin Islands July 06, 2020   |  Source : St Lucia News

The United Kingdom Government-funded Darwin Initiative has announced the projects funded under this year’s Darwin Plus scheme which provides grants to projects working on environmental issues in the UK Overseas Territories. One of the successful proj...

Fishing community in Mumbai, India, seeks help from municipal corporation as Mumbai witnesses incessant rainfall July 06, 2020   |  Source : RepublicWorld

With heavy rains lashing the Indian city of Mumbai for the third consecutive day, the Koli fishing community in Mumbai has sought help from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as rains threaten to flood their low-lying homes. This comes shortly a...

WTO Rules Chair issues draft consolidated text on fisheries subsidies by D Ravi Kanth July 05, 2020   |  Source : TWN

The chair of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha rules negotiations has issued a draft consolidated text for expediting the negotiations on disciplines on IUU (illegal, unreported, and unregulated) fishing, overfished stocks, and overfishing and overc...

Massive salmon escape from Blumar company in Chile's Patagonia: Citizens groups call for action July 05, 2020   |  Source : CONAPACH

Groups of citizens and NGOs in the Patagonian region of Chile have called for action to stop the destruction of their seas and the future of their coastal communities due to the massive escape of salmons from the Blumar company. According to a statemen...

Registration invited for webinar on "Protecting the Ocean’s Most Important Places: Progress towards protecting 10% of the ocean by 2020 and what comes next?" July 05, 2020   |  Source : WEF  | Copyright : 2020 Zoom Video Communications, Inc. All rights reserved

The global community has enshrined targets for area-based conservation in the ocean, namely through Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 under the CBD and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.5, both maturing in 2020. These targets have catalyzed enormous politi...

Italian marines case: India govt to accept international arbitration tribunal order July 05, 2020   |  Source : ET

The central government of India has conveyed to the Supreme Court its decision to accept the international arbitration tribunal award, which ruled that Italy, not India, would try the Italian marines involved in the Enrica Lexie case. New Delhi could seek...

Enrica Lexie verdict leaves Indian fishers enraged July 05, 2020   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2020, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

India losing jurisdiction over its maritime zones in the Enrica Lexie case has left the fishing community disappointed and enraged. Calling the verdict an invasion into the rights and dignity of fishers, they say this will set a bad precedence since th...

Clash breaks out at fish market in Kerala, India, over COVID19, weather warnings July 05, 2020   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2020, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A group of local fishermen on Sunday locked horns over the alleged violation of lockdown regulations at Chaliyam fish landing centre in Kozhikode in the south Indian state of Kerala. Tension prevailed in the area when a section of fishermen opposed the mo...

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