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The Gambia arrests fourth trawler October 02, 2019   |  Source : Marex  | Copyright : 2019 The Maritime Executive, LLC. All rights reserved.

The Gambian Department of Fisheries and The Gambia Navy operating on board the Sea Shepherd vessel Sam Simon have arrested a trawler for fishing in an area reserved for artisanal fishermen. The fishing vessel Niam Niokho was arrested for several counts...

Amazon mini dams ‘threaten livelihoods’ by Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade October 02, 2019   |  Source : SciDev.net  | Copyright : 2019 SciDev.Net is a registered trademark

Small hydropower dams in the Amazon are being built without consideration of their harmful effects on the river system, including damage to the livelihoods of indigenous people, researchers have concluded. Evidence-based environmental assessments are n...

Libya's coast guard intercepts 31 Europe-bound migrants, arrest Tunisian fishermen October 02, 2019   |  Source : AP

Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted around three dozen Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast. Tuesday's statement by spokesman Ayoub Gassim says the rubber boat with 31 African migrants was stopped on Sunday off the wester...

IOM, UNHCR, WFP launch disaster risk reduction activities in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh October 02, 2019   |  Source : Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright : 2012-2019. 2A Media Limited. All Rights Reserved.

UN agencies have launched the second phase of their Disaster Risk Reduction activities in the host community of Cox’s Bazar, alongside partners and local authorities. Cox's Bazar is one of the most disaster-prone districts of Bangladesh. UN agencies...

The women doing Canada's most dangerous job: fishing by Kim Bussing October 02, 2019   |  Source : Vice

On a lobster boat, bologna was bad luck. So was wearing corduroy, or failing to wear a lucky fishing hat. So was renaming a boat, or whistling. So were women. For centuries, Grand Manan Island, baubled in a string of small islands off the coast of N...

Central-Eastern European and Caucasian countries seek cooperation to develop pond aquaculture October 02, 2019   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2019 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.

Europe and the Caucasus are rich in lakes and rivers, which have provided food, income, and recreational and leisure opportunities for centuries, including a long history of European fish farming. Starting today, a five-day FAO workshop will present t...

Russia escalates clampdown on North Korean fishermen with new detentions October 02, 2019   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2019 Reuters. All Rights Reserved.

Russian border guards have detained 87 North Korean poachers and 11 small vessels in waters in the Sea of Japan which Moscow considers its own exclusive economic zone, the Interfax news agency said on Tuesday. It is the third such round-up of North Kor...

New fishery improvement projects in Indonesia cover tuna, snapper, and grouper by Aaron Orlowski October 02, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Two new fishery improvement projects (FIPs) in Indonesia seek to make significant portions of the country’s valuable tuna and groundfish fisheries, including snapper and grouper, more sustainable. The national, industry-led longline tuna FIP was rec...

Mapping the coast to protect his community by Shalini Umachandran October 02, 2019   |  Source : LiveMint

It all started with plans for an elevated expressway that would have obliterated the fishing village of Urur Olcott Kuppam in Chennai. To save his village, Saravanan K., a fisherman turned coastal protection activist, began filing applications under the R...

As ocean fears gather pace, WTO fishing talks stall by Emma Farge October 02, 2019   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2019 Reuters. All Rights Reserved.

The oceans are under siege, campaigners warn, and fish stocks could collapse unless a global deal is struck swiftly to ban harmful fisheries subsidies. The World Trade Organization, meanwhile, can’t agree on who will head the committee to discuss the is...

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