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48 States pledge to ratify the fishing vessel safety Cape Town Agreement November 07, 2019   |  Source : MercoPress  | Copyright : 1997 - 2019, MercoPress.

Forty-eight states have signed a public declaration to indicate their determination to ratify the 2012 Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety at a Ministerial Conference held in Torremolinos, Spain, this week. The Torremolinos Declaration aims to...

Super-trawler Margiris operating in English Channel Marine Conservation Zone November 07, 2019   |  Source : OCEANOGRAPHIC  | Copyright : 2019 ATLAS PUBLISHING LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Greenpeace UK has discovered through analysis that the super-trawler Margiris was fishing in an English Channel Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ), which was designated by the government in 2016. UK law enforcement boarded the Margiris soon after arriving in ...

Antibiotics in aquaculture: will the UK sector reach RUMA’s goals? by Rob Fletcher November 07, 2019   |  Source : The Fish SIte  | Copyright : 2000 ? 2019 ? 5m Publishing, Benchmark House, 8 Smithy Wood Drive, Sheffield, S35 1QN, England

Whether the UK aquaculture sector is on track to achieve goals set by the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA), has been revealed by new figures published last week. In October 2017 RUMA’s Target Taskforce set goals for the red...

Lao citizen scientists manage wetlands sustainably by Tassaya Charupatanapongse and Derin Henderson November 07, 2019   |  Source : The Asia Foundation  | Copyright : 2019 by The Asia Foundation

There were no fish in the Nong Tham Hee wetland in the 2017 dry season. There were none in the 2018 dry season. The people of Nyangkham village, who once fished here year around, saw only cracked, parched earth. Over the years, the water had slowly dwindl...

IFFO RS signs agreement with Peru’s Sociedad Nacional de Pesqueria by Chris Chase November 07, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

IFFO RS (the Marine Ingredients Organization’s Global Standard for Responsible Supply) announced on 5 November that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Sociedad Nacional de Pesquería (SNP) that will complement both organizations. Th...

Funding pledged to encourage more women into Scottish aquaculture by Jason Holland November 07, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

New funding totaling GBP 50,000 (USD 64,593, EUR 57,880) has been pledged to increase the number of women working in Scotland’s aquaculture industry. The money will deliver a mentoring scheme to support women already working in the sector to develop ...

EU targets fragile West African fish stocks, despite protection laws November 06, 2019   |  Source : The Conversation  | Copyright : 2010–2019, The Conversation Media Group Ltd

Most of the large fishing vessels that operate in West Africa are from distant water fishing nations – such as countries in the European Union (EU) and China and Russia. To get permission to fish in West African waters they form agreements in exchange f...

EC all set to begin second IUU fishing inspection in Vietnam November 06, 2019   |  Source : UCN  | Copyright : 2019 Undercurrent News. All rights reserved.

The European Commission's team of inspectors will begin its second review of Vietnam's illegal fishing scene on Nov. 5, reports Vietnam Plus. The team will investigate the implementation of measures by the Vietnamese government to reduce cases of illeg...

Asia-Pacific region must move to strengthen aquaculture: FAO November 06, 2019   |  Source : FAO  | Copyright : Scoop Media

The Asia-Pacific region is taking important preparatory steps to strengthen the governance of aquaculture for sustainable development and future food security, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced today. Following four d...

Natural hazards don’t always spell disaster: UN risk reduction chief November 06, 2019   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

Mami Mizutori, UN Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), laid out the benefit-cost ratio of building cities that will withstand increasingly frequent climate-related hazards, marking “World Tsunami Awareness Day”, designated by th...

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