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Post-Brexit funding opened for UK fishing sector by Jason Holland October 30, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Government funding totaling GBP 15.4 million (USD 19.8 million, EUR 17.9 million) can now be applied for by England’s fishermen and seafood businesses. The United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) said the funds, whic...

Three times more people at risk from yearly coastal flooding than previously thought – new research October 30, 2019   |  Source : The Conversation  | Copyright : 2010–2019, The Conversation Media Group Ltd

Before today, sea level rise and flooding were already forecast to wreak havoc for millions now and in the coming decades. Now, the story looks much worse – three times worse, to be precise. According to new research, hundreds of millions more people ar...

High tides in Pakistan hit makeshift dykes, causing fear in fishing communities by Jan Khaskheli October 30, 2019   |  Source : The News

High tides following Cyclone Kyarr destroyed makeshift embankments in many areas along the coastline in Thatta and Sujawal districts in Pakistan, resulting in sea water entering more than 25 villages, causing fear and panic among the people, witnesses sai...

Only 1.5% of France’s waters are truly protected, expert says by Stéphanie Senet. Translated by Daniel Eck. October 30, 2019   |  Source : Euractiv  | Copyright : EURACTIV.COM Ltd.

To what degree are French waters genuinely protected? In an interview with EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l’Environnement, conducted after the fourth National Marine Protected Areas Congress (23-24 October), Élodie Martinie-Cousty of the federation...

At the Our Ocean Conference, ICSF advocates the creation of a designated, non-towed fishing gear zone in nearshore waters for small-scale, artisanal fishers October 29, 2019   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : 2019 ICSF

SAMUDRA EXCLUSIVE

Speaking at a plenary panel on 'Food and Livelihoods from the Ocean' in the opening session of Day Two of the Our Ocean Conference in Oslo on 24 October 2019, Sebastian Mathew, Executive Director of the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers...

First South Korean fishery achieves MSC certification October 29, 2019   |  Source : The Fish SIte  | Copyright : 2000 ? 2019 ? 5m Publishing, Benchmark House, 8 Smithy Wood Drive, Sheffield, S35 1QN, England

he first South Korean-owned fishery has achieved certification to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) international standard for sustainable fishing. The certification applies to free school yellowfin and skipjack tuna caught by 12 purse seine freeze...

Government gives UK fishermen £15m to help them catch more fish after Brexit October 29, 2019   |  Source : CornwallLive

The Government is offering fishermen in Cornwall a share of more than £15million to help them land more fish after Brexit. Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers has announced that £15.4 million, from two separate funds, will be shared out among fish...

Fishermen in Oman cautioned against cyclone Kyarr October 29, 2019   |  Source : Times of Oman  | Copyright : 2019 Muscat Media Group

Due to the concentration of tropical cyclone Kyarr east of the Arabian Sea, Oman's Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has asked the fishermen to take necessary precautions. The Ministry said in a notification: "The Ministry calls on all fishermen a...

UN highlights natural disasters, humanitarian needs in Africa October 29, 2019   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2019 XINHUANET.com All rights reserved.

The United Nations has highlighted weather-related natural disasters in several African countries, from flooding in Somalia and South Sudan to droughts in Zambia. Seasonal rains have started early in many parts of Somalia and have led to flooding in th...

Kenya issues smart ID cards to protect fishing and forests by Hannah McNeish October 29, 2019   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2019 Reuters. All Rights Reserved.

Fishing communities on Kenya’s north coast will be the first to benefit from “smart” identity cards aimed at distinguishing genuine fishermen and loggers from poachers who raid waters and cut down mangroves vital to ease climate change threats. E...

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