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Indian woman collects fish waste from stalls, turns it into ‘Fertifish’ to grow organic veggies by Lekshmi Priya S May 27, 2019   |  Source : The Better India

In the south Indian state of Kerala, the fisherfolk living by the coastline consider the sea to be their god. It rules their stars and gives them their livelihood. Which is why, when fishing companies dump several tonnes of fish waste into the sea ever...

Ghana govt.to supply suitable fishing nets to fishermen to improve their trade May 27, 2019   |  Source : Graphic Online  | Copyright : 2010 - 2019. All Rights Reserved | Graphic Online | Owned and Operated by Graphic Communications Group Ltd.

Ghana's Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Mrs. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye has revealed that government is in consultation to supply suitable fishing nets to fishermen at a reduced price as part of measures to support the fisheries sub sector. She said t...

Residents of Welsh village set to become UK's first climate refugees as soon as 2042 by Julia Conley May 27, 2019   |  Source : Common Dreams  | Copyright : 1997© 2019 Common Dreams

Residents of a Welsh coastal village are set to become the first climate refugees in the United Kingdom. The 850 residents of Fairbourne will meet next month to discuss a plan that the local lawmaking body, Gwynedd Council, is developing to evacuate th...

Irish fishermen earn global plaudits for commitment to cleaning oceans by Joe Dermody May 24, 2019   |  Source : Irish Examiner  | Copyright : Irish Examiner Ltd, Linn Dubh, Assumption Road, Blackpool, Cork. Registered in Ireland: 523712

Visitors to the Bloom 2019 garden festival in Phoenix Park next week can expect sustainability to be one of the key themes. Having won the overall prize for its Sustainable Seafood Garden at Bloom 2018, Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s presence this year will ...

Indonesian sues fisheries company after being sent home for lack of Japanese skills May 23, 2019   |  Source : KYODO NEWS  | Copyright : Kyodo News

An Indonesian man who was contracted to work in Japan under a government-sponsored internship program on Thursday filed a suit seeking compensation from a fisheries company and a cooperative after he was sent home for lacking Japanese language skills. ...

24 Kenyan fishermen arrested in Uganda finally released, boats still detained by Aly Abich May 23, 2019   |  Source : Citizen Digital  | Copyright : 2019 Citizen Digital. All Rights Reserved

Twenty-four Kenyan fishermen who were arrested by Ugandan authorities on Wednesday evening and their fishing gear confiscated have been released. The fishermen were set free on Thursday without paying any fine but their eight boats are still held by Ug...

Bangladesh’s fishing ban leaves coastal towns in ‘nightmare situation’ by Julfikar Ali Manik and Mike Ives May 22, 2019   |  Source : NYT

This time of year, Mohammad Shamsuddin normally earns about $120 a month working with the crew of a fishing boat off the coast of Bangladesh. But on Monday, the central government imposed a 65-day national ban on coastal fishing — the most restrictiv...

Three Turkish fishermen injured after Romanian coast guard opens fire May 22, 2019   |  Source : İhlas News Agency  | Copyright : 2019 Hürriyet Daily News

Three Turkish fishermen were wounded and five others were detained in a raid on their boat in the international waters off Romania. Turkey is expected to make an application to Romania for extradition of the eight fishermen, who are now in the Romanian...

International Day for Biological Diversity observed May 21, 2019   |  Source : St Lucia Times  | Copyright : 2019 - St. Lucia Times. A Big Feat Media Production.

Saint Lucia and other Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity will be observing the 26th Anniversary of International Day for Biological Diversity (IDBD) throughout the month of May. The United Nations has proclaimed May 22nd as the Internati...

Achieving UN SDGs, fisheries reform key objectives of 2019 Tokyo Seafood Symposium by Ned Daly May 21, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

The fifth annual Tokyo Seafood Symposium will see the event expanded to two days and include the launch of the inaugural Tokyo Sustainable Seafood Award, the event’s organizers announced recently. The award recognizes and celebrates leaders who have ...

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