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Wildlife trade imperils species, even in protected areas: new analysis by Elizabeth Pennisi February 17, 2021   |  Source : Science  | Copyright : 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science. All rights Reserved.

Wildlife trafficking is having a profound negative impact on biodiversity, a new analysis finds. Hunting and trapping to feed international and national trade networks threaten numerous species, the researchers report, even those living in protected areas...

Herring fishermen sue Chevron over California oil leak by NICHOLAS IOVINO February 17, 2021   |  Source : courthousenews.com  | Copyright : 2021 courthousenews.com

A pipeline rupture that gushed hundreds of gallons of oil into the San Francisco Bay spurred a class action filed Tuesday that accuses a Chevron refinery of prioritizing profits over safety and threatening the survival of herring in the area for years to ...

Chinese fishing captains face jail, big fines for alleged illegal fishing in Vanuatu by Dan McGarry February 17, 2021   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2021 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

The captains of two Chinese fishing vessels accused of illegal fishing and carrying driftnets in Vanuatu waters face up to five years in prison and millions of dollars in fines, but the ships’ owner insists the charges are baseless and “at no time wer...

179 persons apprehended by Sri Lanka Navy for engaging in illegal fishing February 17, 2021   |  Source : Sunday Observer  | Copyright : 1995 - 2021 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

The Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 179 persons for engaging in illegal fishing. Western, Eastern, Northern, North-western, North Central and Southern Naval Commands carried out operations from 01 January to 15 February 2021 and these persons were apprehend...

IMO urges action to combat piracy in Gulf of Guinea by Mike Schuler February 17, 2021   |  Source : gCaptain

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) will convene a maritime security working group in response to the growing number of pirate attacks on ships in the Gulf of Guinea. The working group is set to meet at the next session of the Maritime Safety...

EU, Gabon sign new fisheries partnership agreement by Jason Holland February 17, 2021   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2021 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

A new protocol to a fisheries agreement has been established by the European Union and the Gabonese Republic, allowing E.U. vessels to access Gabonese waters for the next five years. According to the European Commission, the new protocol “creates a f...

Jamaica, ILO sign fisheries agreement February 16, 2021   |  Source : Jamaica Observer

Trinidad — Jamaica's Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have launched a landmark partnership to help informal operators in the agriculture and fisheries sectors transition to formal stand...

France’s management of fish stock positive except in Mediterranean by Lucie Duboua-Lorsch February 16, 2021   |  Source : Euractiv

The French institute for sea exploitation, known as Ifremer, appeared optimistic when presenting its 2020 report on the state of fish stocks caught in France, but they still called for continued efforts, particularly in the Mediterranean where the situati...

Kiribati is adopting a comprehensive approach to climate resilience February 16, 2021   |  Source : Relief Web

“The sea is our identity and how we define ourselves and how we trace our roots, cultures, and traditions.” HE Te Beretitenti Taneti Maamau, President of Kiribati Located in the center of the Pacific, with a population of around 117,000, the Republic ...

Seafood and the pandemic: moving from shock to stability by Megan Howell February 16, 2021   |  Source : The Fish Site

A newly published Worldfish research paper has analysed the responses of the global seafood sector to the first months of the coronavirus crisis. The research, which focuses on how food systems can build resilience in the face of unforeseen challenges, co...

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