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Mass COVID-19 vaccination for fishers at Tema Harbour in Ghana by Della Russel Ocloo October 19, 2021   |  Source : Graphic Online

The Ghana Industrial Trawlers Association (GITA) has commenced an inoculation exercise against COVID-19 for fishermen and fish traders operating at the Tema Fishing Harbour. The exercise is seeking to vaccinate some 2,000 sailors and other groupings op...

Japan's PM triggers backlash by saying dumping Fukushima nuclear water can’t be delayed by Xu Keyue October 19, 2021   |  Source : Global Times

Only two weeks after taking office, Japan's new prime minister Fumio Kishida pressed two hot buttons on the same day on Sunday - sending a ritual offering to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine, and claiming the Fukushima wastewater release cannot be delayed, ...

Migrant Filipino fishermen between the devil and the deep blue sea by ANA P. SANTOS October 19, 2021   |  Source : Rappler

Fishing in the open sea is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Climate change has forced migrant fishermen to sail farther and farther into the open sea, chasing after squid and tuna. They work nearly non-stop onboard spartan fishing boats that o...

World expected to consume twice as much seafood by 2050, new findings suggest by Jeremiah Rodriguez October 19, 2021   |  Source : CTVNews.ca

The world will consume twice as much seafood by 2050, according to new research. But despite this increased demand for aquatic animals such as fish, mollusks, or crabs (all known as blue foods), a stronger turn to sustainable fishing could help address...

Coral restoration project among first Earthshot Prizes by Isabella Kwai October 19, 2021   |  Source : NYT

Costa Rica and the city of Milan on Sunday were among the first to be awarded one million pounds, or nearly $1.4 million, for their sustainability and conservation efforts as part of a newly established environmental prize presided over by Prince William ...

UNESCO ‘eDNA’ initiative to ‘unlock' knowledge for biodiversity protection October 19, 2021   |  Source : UN News

To understand the richness of biodiversity across World Heritage marine sites, the UN scientific organization launched on Monday a project to protect and preserve biodiversity, based on the study of environmental DNA - cellular material released from livi...

Maine Lobstering Union wins in court to protect fishermen October 17, 2021   |  Source : Fox23

The Maine Lobster Union won emergency relief to stop the closure of productive lobster water off the coast of Maine, according to a press release sent by the union. The Maine Lobster Union says the injunctive relief was granted by the U.S. District Cou...

Sri Lankan fishermen launch flotilla protesting Indian poaching October 17, 2021   |  Source : Al Jazeera

Sri Lankan fishermen have launched a flotilla of boats to demand that the government do more to protect the island nation’s prawn-rich northern waters from poaching by Indian fishers. Boats flying black flags and carrying opposition legislators trave...

Covid-19 deepened challenges faced by small-scale fishers in South Africa by Maia Nangle October 17, 2021   |  Source : Daily Maverick

World Food Day on 16 October 2021, was an opportunity to reflect on the past year and a half of South Africa under the lockdowns and regulations imposed by the government in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and examine the impact that this has had on th...

Seafood-sector financing increasingly requiring sustainability credentials by Chris Chase October 17, 2021   |  Source : SeafoodSource

The rise of green bonds, sustainability-linked loans, and other “green” financing options in the sustainable financing market will likely continue, according to analysts with large financing institutions speaking in a session during Global Seafood All...

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