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What will Europe's fishing industry look like post-COVID? May 20, 2020   |  Source : euronews  | Copyright : euronews 2020

To find out more about what Europe is doing to help the continent's fishing industry cope with the coronavirus pandemic, Ocean's Denis Loctier spoke to Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries. Denis Loctie...

These entrepreneurs are turning discarded fishing nets into surfboards and swimwear by Ross Chainey May 20, 2020   |  Source : WEF  | Copyright : © 2020 World Economic Forum

“Ghost nets” – fishing gear that has been lost or abandoned in our oceans – are a deadly menace for sea life, marine habitats and even the fishermen responsible for putting them there. It is estimated that between 600,000 and 800,000 tonnes of ...

As Amphan barrels towards India, a look at what makes cyclones deadly May 20, 2020   |  Source : HT

India and Bangladesh evacuated around half a million people out of the way of the most powerful storm in a decade ahead of its landfall on Wednesday amid fears of heavy damage to houses and crops and disruption of road, rail and power links. Approachin...

Kenya floods uproot families, disrupt fishing, farming communities May 20, 2020   |  Source : Thomson Reuters  | Copyright : 2020 WKZO - WKZO

Grandmother Millicent Agata's small farm has disappeared entirely under the floodwaters of a swollen Lake Victoria, forcing her family to join tens of thousands of other Kenyans seeking shelter from the worst floods in three generations. Agata, from Kh...

Local leaders in Japan prepare anti-coronavirus measures at natural disaster evacuation shelters by ERIC JOHNSTON May 20, 2020   |  Source : The Japan Times  | Copyright : THE JAPAN TIMES LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

With the rainy and typhoon seasons approaching, local leaders in Osaka, Japan, are acting to prevent such natural events from facilitating the spread of the novel coronavirus at evacuation shelters. June traditionally marks the start of the rainy seaso...

WTO fisheries talks suspended due to COVID preoccupations: document May 20, 2020   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2020 Reuters. All Rights Reserved.

World Trade Organization negotiations aimed at cutting billions of dollars in subsidies that contribute to overfishing have been suspended due to opposition from some countries that are too preoccupied with COVID-19, an internal document showed. In an ...

US Presidential order on aquaculture draws environmental concerns for Gulf fisheries by Karl Schneider May 20, 2020   |  Source : Fort Myers News-Press  | Copyright : 2020 www.news-press.com. All rights reserved.

The federal waters of the United States are free of aquaculture farms, but a new executive order from President Donald Trump could hasten attempts by fish farm companies to take the plunge. Southwest Florida could be at the forefront of the push for mo...

Indonesian handline tuna fishery recognized as sustainable by MSC, Fair Trade by Madelyn Kearns May 20, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

A small-scale Indonesian fishery has become the first in the world to achieve certification from both the Marine Stewardship Council and Fair Trade. The North Buru and Maluku Fair Trade Fishing Association tuna fishery, which operates using one- or two...

Cyclone Amphan: Fishing activities suspended in Indian states of West Bengal, Odisha till May 20 May 19, 2020   |  Source : ANI  | Copyright : HT Media Limited All Rights Reserved.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a warning to suspend all fishing activities in the states of West Bengal and Odisha till May 20, in the wake of super cyclone Amphan. Several fishermen at Odisha’s Bhadrak were seen parking ...

Sri Lanka fishermen asked to stay ashore as cyclone Amphan intensifies May 19, 2020   |  Source : economynext  | Copyright : 2020 Echelon Media (PVT) Ltd. All Rights Reserved

Sri Lanka has asked fishermen to stay ashore and those at sea to return as a cyclonic storm in the Indian Ocean was set to intensify in the Bay of Bengal off the eastern coast of the island with shore areas also likely to see storm surges. “Naval and...

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