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Cyclone Idai: Horror as smell starts to envelop Mozambique as body count mounts by Stephanie Bedo March 21, 2019   |  Source : news.com.au

Morganda Albino took her five children and fled rising waters when they inundated her home. She managed to save her kids but lost her animals and any clothes, and now the family has nothing to eat. “We are sleeping along this road and when it rain...

'Put the crab back on the table,' frustrated Canadian fishermen chant at rally March 20, 2019   |  Source : CBC News  | Copyright : 2019 CBC/Radio-Canada. All rights reserved.

Hundreds of fishermen and plant workers filled a downtown St. John's hotel — and then downtown streets of St. John's — to rally Wednesday against what they called poor decision-making by federal fisheries managers. Even before unionized fisheries w...

Chinese fishmeal plants leave fishermen in the Gambia all at sea by Hannah Summers March 20, 2019   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2019 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

Before the arrival of fishmeal factories in the Gambia, Musa Duboe would catch red snapper and barracuda to be sold at the local market. But his income had begun to dwindle due to depleted stocks. Then in 2016 the Chinese-owned fishmeal plant Golden Le...

US squid imports from China avoid 10% tariffs due to country of origin rules by Louis Harkell March 19, 2019   |  Source : UCN  | Copyright : 2019 Undercurrent News

US squid fishing companies which ship squid to China for cleaning and processing are currently not levied US import tariffs of 10% when they bring it back for domestic sale, industry sources at Seafood Expo North America in Boston told Undercurrent News. ...

Mozambique: Death toll rises as 400,000 left homeless by cyclone and floods March 19, 2019   |  Source : The Irish Times  | Copyright : 2019 THE IRISH TIMES

Aid workers are trying to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops against rapidly rising waters after a cyclone unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. More than 238 people are dead, hundreds are missing and th...

The Trump administration asks a judge to allow oil exploration to begin despite coastal communities' lawsuit by Kate Wheeling March 19, 2019   |  Source : Pacific Standard  | Copyright : 2019 The Social Justice Foundation

The Trump administration argued Monday in court filings that it should be allowed to begin exploratory work for offshore oil drilling while a lawsuit filed by coastal communities to block the practice is decided. The White House first announced its pla...

Participation of Bangladesh's coastal communities in climate change adaptation by Mohammed Mamun Rashid March 19, 2019   |  Source : New Age  | Copyright : 2019 Media New Age Limited

Bangladesh is already vulnerable to the gradual effects of climate change and extreme events related to it. The coastal zone of Bangladesh covers 19 out of its 64 districts. Twelve of those districts are lagging behind in their capacity to deal with clim...

Chilean Salmon Marketing Council launches “Promise of Patagonia” campaign by Cliff White March 19, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

The Chilean salmon industry will refocus its marketing efforts to highlight the Patagonia region of Chile, where much of the sector’s salmon is grown. The campaign, titled “The Promise of Patagonia,” was unveiled on Monday, 18 March at the 2019 S...

Pakistan fisherwomen march against environmental impacts of coal power plants by Amar Guriro March 18, 2019   |  Source : Daily Times

Hundreds of women, children from the fisher community of Karachi on Sunday thronged into the streets, and marched against the environmental impacts of coal power plants. They marched from the Arts Council of Pakistan to the Karachi Press Club. Carrying pl...

South Africa's Fisheries Department aims to increase quotas for small-scale fishermen March 17, 2019   |  Source : BusinessDay  | Copyright : BusinessLIVE MMXIX

South Africa's department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries is on a drive to increase fishing quotas for small-scale fishermen and black-owned businesses, while at the same time gradually cutting allocations to established fishing companies. The ...

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