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Experts see environmental, social fallout in Indonesia’s infrastructure push by Hans Nicholas Jong June 17, 2020   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2020 Copyright Conservation news

As Indonesia struggles to contain one of the deadliest coronavirus outbreaks in Asia, the country’s president has quietly issued a new regulation on eminent domain. Signed in May, the regulation expands the types of land that can be unilaterally acqu...

CBD Women Caucus: Dialogue on CBD Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Perspectives on Gender-responsive Biodiversity Plan and Actions by Mrinalini Rai June 17, 2020   |  Source : Women4Biodiversity  | Copyright : Women4Biodiversity © 2020

In 2020 the Convention on Biological Diversity will adopt a post-2020 global biodiversity framework as a stepping stone towards the 2050 Vision of “”Living in harmony with nature”. In its decision 14/34 the Conference of the Parties to the Conventio...

NGO coalition Make Stewardship Count eyeing MSC during new review process by Madelyn Kearns June 16, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Make Stewardship Count, an international watchdog group, has vowed to observe the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) review of its global fishery certification standard closely, to see what comes of what the group identified as “critical changes neede...

African fishers organization calls for plans for securing sustainable small-scale fisheries June 15, 2020   |  Source : CAOPA

The African Confederation of Artisanal Fisheries Professional Organizations (CAOPA) has called on the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and its members to support efforts for the establishment of National Action Plans for Sust...

Taiwan vows to protect fishermen's rights in disputed waters by Emerson Lim June 15, 2020   |  Source : Focus Taiwan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) assured Taiwanese fishermen on Monday that their rights to fish in waters surrounding the disputed Diaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea will be protected. The assurance was made in response to the concerns of l...

COVID-19 pulls fishermen back to Bengal, Amphan forces them to reconsider by Jayanta Basu June 15, 2020   |  Source : DTE  | Copyright : Down To Earth 2020

If the lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) forced migrant fishermen to come back to West Bengal in India from coastal states, the impact from cyclone Amphan is forcing them to reconsider their decisions. Close to 60 ...

Coronavirus delays hope of fishing subsidies deal at WTO by Fermín Koop June 15, 2020   |  Source : China Dialogue Ocean

Recognising the problem of overfishing, the 164 member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have been trying for more than two decades to reach an agreement on eliminating harmful fishing subsidies. Of the US$35 billion of public subsidies t...

Youth digital conference in the Philippines energises biodiversity conservation June 15, 2020   |  Source : PIA  | Copyright : 2020 Philippine Information Agency

Imagine this: members of a coastal community in a festive mood with their drums and buckets as they await the fishing net to be hauled back to the shore. The fisherfolks pulled the heavy net, only to find hundreds of jellyfish inside. The only fish caught...

150 fishers back in Negros Oriental, the Philippines, after extended 21-day quarantine by Raffy Cabristante June 15, 2020   |  Source : INQUIRER.net  | Copyright : Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

The 150 fishermen from Negros Oriental in the Philippines who were stranded aboard a vessel, helmed by a captain who tested positive and eventually died of COVID-19, have been sent home after completing their 21-day quarantine at a school here on Friday. ...

Indonesia to allow back destructive seine and trawl nets in its waters by Basten Gokkon June 15, 2020   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2020 Copyright Conservation news

Indonesia plans to lift a ban on the use of seine and trawl nets, which were outlawed under the country’s previous fisheries minister for threatening the sustainability of the country’s fish stocks. The ministry, led by Edhy Prabowo, said earlier t...

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