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Thailand Police, Fisheries Dept launch special operation against illegal fishing July 09, 2019   |  Source : NNT  | Copyright : NNT 2019-07-09

The Police and the Department of Fisheries in Thailand have jointly launched a special operation against illegal fishing off Ranong province. Given such operations are conducted in line with the government’s policy to meet an ASEAN position on the issue...

Scottish govt dismisses possibility of dedicated fisheries minister July 08, 2019   |  Source : UCN  | Copyright : 2019 Undercurrent News. All rights reserved.

The Scottish government has rejected the calls for a specialized fisheries minister on first minister Nicola Sturgeon's cabinet, reports The Press and Journal. The Scottish Fisheries Federation has led demands that the UK and Scottish governments appoi...

Spreading the load on fisheries through balanced harvesting July 08, 2019   |  Source : Phys.org  | Copyright : Phys.org 2003 - 2019 powered by Science X Network

A more balanced approach to harvesting fish could slow down fisheries-induced evolution and result in other conservation benefits, according to collaborative research from University of Canterbury's School of Mathematics and Statistics. A sixth-floor ...

Aussie fishermen lucky to be alive after boat collides with whale July 08, 2019   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2019 XINHUANET.com

The crew of a recreational fishing boat in Western Australia are lucky to be alive after colliding with a whale on a Sunday afternoon fishing trip. "We got a mayday call. They hit the whale, cracked the bow of the vessel, disabled their engine and were...

Indonesia has sunk 516 vessels since 2014 for illegal fishing July 07, 2019   |  Source : Antara/Tempo  | Copyright : Tempo Media Group

Since 2014, the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry of Indonesia has sunk 516 vessels belonging to countries in its neighborhood and even from Indonesia for conducting illegal fishing operations in its waters. These vessels numbered 294 from Vietnam, ...

31 fishermen missing in Bay of Bengal, 13 rescued from Bangladesh waters July 07, 2019   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : 2019 Business Standard Private Ltd. All rights reserved.

A total of 31 fishermen on board two trawlers have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal Sunday after they had ventured into the deep seas without paying heed to the warning of authorities, a state minister said. Thirteen other fishermen on another boat wh...

Indonesia mourns death of disaster agency spokesman by DION BISARA July 07, 2019   |  Source : Jakarta Globe  | Copyright : 2019 JAKARTA GLOBE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVERD

Indonesia mourns the death of Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the country's beloved disaster agency spokesman, who passed away at the age of 49 in Guangzhou, China, on Sunday, while receiving treatment for lung cancer. The lifelong nonsmoker had for many years ...

Years later, Israel returns Gaza fisherman's boat – damaged, without a motor by Jack Khoury July 06, 2019   |  Source : Haaretz  | Copyright : Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved

Following a legal battle and three years of waiting, Israel gave Gaza fisherman Abdul-Muti al-Habil his fishing boat back. Al-Habil is one of 21 Palestinian fishermen whose boats were recently returned after Israel confiscated them, claiming they had brea...

Opportunities for integrated and inclusive governance of water, fisheries and land tenure in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region by Cynthia Adzika, Giulia Barbanente and Audrey Nepveu July 05, 2019   |  Source : reliefweb

Conflicts over access to scarce land, water and fisheries resources contribute to the challenges and widespread fragility of the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region. These resources are under additional pressure from climate change, displaced people,...

CCRIF SPC, World Bank issue parametric fisheries insurance to two Caribbean govts by Charlie Wood July 05, 2019   |  Source : Reinsurance News  | Copyright : Steve Evans Ltd. 2019 All rights reserved.

The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Facility, CCRIF SPC, and the World Bank have issued the Caribbean Oceans and Aquaculture Sustainability Facility (COAST) fisheries parametric insurance policy to two of its member governments – Grenada and Saint Lucia. ...

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