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Ramadan becomes a struggle in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique by Tendai Marima May 19, 2019   |  Source : Al Jazeera  | Copyright : Al Jazeera

Piles of debris lie where thatched mud huts once stood in the village of Guludo in northern Mozambique. Broken pieces of furniture and muddied books litter the landscape and many like Asma Mushillah, 53, spend their days trying to salvage what they can fr...

Indian Ocean cradle of deadly cyclones? May 18, 2019   |  Source : DECCAN CHRONICLE/THE CONVERSATION GLOBAL  | Copyright : 2015 - 2019 Deccan Chronicle

The Indian Ocean has made its mark on the global news cycle this year. In March, tropical cyclone Idai made headlines as one of the most severe storms to have made landfall in Mozambique. Current estimates indicate that more than 1,000 people died. This m...

Days after Cyclone Fani hit Odisha coast, quest for livelihood pushes fishermen to migrate to faraway lands by Rishika Pardikar May 17, 2019   |  Source : News18.com

When cyclone Fani - one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent - made landfall on the coast of Odisha this month, in the rubble of destruction that it left behind was the livelihood of an entire fishing community. According to initi...

Sea heroes: Working side by side with indigenous and small-scale fishers by Indre Anskaityte May 15, 2019   |  Source : Slow Food/Slow Fish  | Copyright : 2019 Copyright Slow Fish 2019

For many small-scale fishers and coastal indigenous communities, fish means much more than food: their relationship with the sea plays a vital role in maintaining their distinct livelihoods. These communities are facing significant threats from climate...

Fishermen in Ireland plan to stage protest at Greystones Harbour by Mary Fogarty May 15, 2019   |  Source : Independent.ie  | Copyright : Independent.ie

Protesting fishermen in Ireland will bring their boats to the harbour in Greystones on Saturday afternoon to unload their catch, in deliberate breach of by laws. They are objecting to what they say is Wicklow County Council's refusal to allow commercia...

WTO Ministerial meet calls for disciplines on fisheries subsidies May 15, 2019   |  Source : GoI

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial meeting held in New Delhi, on 13 and 14 May 2019, to discuss recent developments at the WTO and explore ways for working with all Members to strengthen the multilateral trading system has agreed to consult on...

New tilapia farming techniques help meet growing demand for coastal and freshwater fish in Fiji May 14, 2019   |  Source : SPC

What started off as a daring venture many years ago to try and earn a decent income for her family has turned into an inspiration for tilapia farmers across the Fiji Islands. Mrs Katarina Baleisuva, who operates Kaybee’s farm on the outskirts of the Cap...

How this Chennai-based startup uses artificial intelligence to impact the lives of aqua farmers in India by Roshni Balaji May 14, 2019   |  Source : Your Story  | Copyright : 2019 YourStory Media Pvt. Ltd.

Arul Prakash has been practicing aqua culture at Chidambaram, about 250 km from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, for over a year. However, he had to bear a considerable amount of loss since many of his shrimp died after being infected with disease. “Ide...

Malaysia detains 29 Vietnamese fishermen for intruding into its waters by Minh Minh May 14, 2019   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : 1997 VnExpress.net

Malaysian authorities have detained 29 Vietnamese fishermen and their two vessels for alleged encroachment and illegal fishing in their country’s waters. The men, aged between 20 and 50, were arrested some 80 nautical miles off the northern coastal c...

Canadian politicians mum on fisheries during election campaign, says advocate by Kimberly Orren May 13, 2019   |  Source : CBC News  | Copyright : 2019 CBC/Radio-Canada

Kimberly Orren works to spread knowledge of the fishery's place in Newfoundland and Labrador's culture, but says politicians haven't been spreading much of anything about the industry during this ongoing election campaign. Orren, a board member of the ...

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