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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...

Safety net failing migrant fishermen in Thailand by : PENCHAN CHAROENSUTHIPAN August 09, 2019   |  Source : Bangkok Post  | Copyright : 1996 - 2019 Bangkok Post Public Company Limited

While the European Union (EU)'s decision to lift the yellow-card warning on illegal, unreported and unregistered (IUU) fishing indicates progress in the country's efforts to clean up the industry, migrant workers in the Thai seafood supply chain still fac...

88 percent decline of big freshwater animals: scientists August 08, 2019   |  Source : Science Daily  | Copyright : 2019 ScienceDaily

Rivers and lakes cover just about one percent of Earth's surface, but are home to one third of all vertebrate species worldwide. At the same time, freshwater life is highly threatened. Scientists from the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland...

Respecting the other: Leading fisheries practitioner calls for greater research collaboration at MARE conference August 07, 2019   |  Source : World Fish Center

A WorldFish honorary fellow has called for scientists and policymakers from around the world to listen and respect each other’s values more to better serve the fisher people of the world. This is critical to strengthening research collaborations and ...

Ocean warming, overfishing increase methylmercury toxin in fish: research by R. Prasad August 07, 2019   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : Copyright© 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Despite a decrease in seawater concentration of methylmercury since the late 1990s, the amount of toxin that gets accumulated in certain fish which are higher in the food chain have been found to increase. The amount of methylmercury in fish higher in the...

CITES conference to strengthen wildlife trade rules for fisheries, timber, exotic pets, elephants and more August 07, 2019   |  Source : CITES

The 183 Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will adopt decisions and resolutions to expand and further strengthen the global wildlife trade regime at CITES’ triennial World Wildlife Conf...

Ships and aircraft on high alert as deep depression forms in Bay of Bengal, fishermen cautioned by Ananya Das August 07, 2019   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2019 ZEE MEDIA CORPORATION LTD (AN ESSEL GROUP COMPANY), ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

The Indian Coast Guard Headquarters in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Wednesday issued an advisory to the fishermen for not venturing into the sea, after the depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression. The Ministry of Earth Science h...

Stranded Thai fishermen to be flown home from Africa August 07, 2019   |  Source : Bangkok Post  | Copyright : 1996 - 2019 Bangkok Post Public Company Limited

The Foreign Ministry of Thailand says a flight has been booked for this week to bring home a Thai fishing crew abandoned on a vessel in the sea off Somalia, on the Horn of Africa. Busadee Santipitaks, spokesperson of the ministry, said Somali authoriti...

Indonesian oil company prepares 45 boats to handle oil spill August 07, 2019   |  Source : TEMPO  | Copyright : Tempo Media Group

Pertamina Hulu Energi Offshore North West Java (PHE ONWJ) has prepared 45 ships to deal with the oil spills in Karawang waters, West Java. The oil spill was caused by a leak in PHE's offshore oil and gas platform in July. PHE ONWJ and a team of intern...

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