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Thousands of Indonesian fishermen, businesses hit by West Java oil spill by Nivell Rayda August 01, 2019   |  Source : CNA  | Copyright : Mediacorp 2019. Mediacorp Pte Ltd.

The high tide was coming but fishermen in the remote village of Sedari, in the northern coast of Indonesia’s West Java province, had no plans of venturing out to sea. “The fishes are either dead or have fled elsewhere,” Mr Rohadi, who like many I...

‘It won’t be long’: why a Honduran community will soon be under water by Nina Lakhani July 31, 2019   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2019 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

Eric Pineda runs a modest beachfront restaurant which serves up plates of fresh fish and rice – and faces imminent destruction. A recent tidal surge razed the nightclub next door, leaving a pastel pink ruin, and in the past two years, several other b...

Mekong River at its lowest in 100 years, threatening food supply by STEFAN LOVGREN July 31, 2019   |  Source : Nat Geo  | Copyright : 2015-2019 National Geographic Partners, LLC. All rights reserved

A severe drought that has caused water levels in Southeast Asia’s Mekong River to drop to their lowest in more than 100 years could have devastating consequences for fish, as well as the tens of millions of people living and working along the river, ex...

Venezuelan fishermen forced to barter sardines for food by Cody Weddle July 31, 2019   |  Source : Local10.com  | Copyright : 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.

At the Islas Borrachas, a Caribbean archipelago in northeastern Venezuela, the fishermen have found a way to survive the worst economic crisis in the oil-rich country's history but not without trouble. They spend all night working while facing the ris...

Polisario wants part of the money of EU-Morocco fisheries deal July 30, 2019   |  Source : MWN  | Copyright : Morocco World News

Having repeatedly failed to have the EU pull out of its fisheries agreement with Morocco, the Polisario Front is now preparing another legal fight to at least be on the list of beneficiaries. Months after it failed in its repeated attempts to sabotage ...

Indonesia Minister Susi tells fishermen to maintain sustainable ways in catching crabs July 30, 2019   |  Source : The Jakarta Post  | Copyright : 2016 - 2019 PT. Niskala Media Tenggara

Indonesia's Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti praised the sustainable way fishermen in Demak regency, Central Java caught crabs by using bubu (fish traps) as they allowed captured crabs to continue to breed Susi, who was in Betah...

Campaign against shark-fin trade pays off, says FAO oficer by V Sajeev Kumar July 29, 2019   |  Source : The Hindu BusinessLine  | Copyright : 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The shark-fin market worldwide has been shrinking since 2013, thanks to the awareness campaigns by environmental NGOs against its consumption, Kim Friedman, Senior Fishery Resource Officer, Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has said. Shark fins ar...

Russia, EU tangle over NPFC membership by Chris Loew July 29, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

The North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC), responsible for managing Pacific saury, Pacific chub mackerel, two squid species, and other stocks across a large portion of the Pacific, met for its fifth annual session from 16 to 18 July in Tokyo, Japan. M...

Kenyan fishermen held in Uganda freed after paying $1,800 fine by GEORGE ODIWUOR July 29, 2019   |  Source : The EastAfrican

At least 30 Kenyan fishermen who were arrested by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) officials in Homa Bay County, western Kenya, on Saturday have been set free after paying a collective fine of Ksh180,000 ($1,800). The fishermen, who were being detained o...

Seoul repatriates three North Korean fishermen July 29, 2019   |  Source : CNA  | Copyright : Mediacorp 2019. Mediacorp Pte Ltd.

Seoul sent three North Koreans who crossed the maritime border in a fishing boat back home on Monday (Jul 29) after they said they wanted to return, the Unification ministry said. "All of the three crew members, as well as the wooden vessel, will be re...

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