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Emergency guidelines issued for all fishermen in Sri Lanka as the bad weather continues July 24, 2019   |  Source : ColomboPage News Desk  | Copyright : 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

Sri Lanka's State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Wedaarachchi said since the Department of Meteorology had issued a warning that inclement weather will continue until the 24th, steps have been taken to issue a set of guideli...

Bangladesh fishermen resume fishing in Bay of Bengal July 24, 2019   |  Source : New Age  | Copyright : 2019 Media New Age Limited or its affiliated companies

Fishermen in Khulna and other southeastern districts of Bangladesh are ready to begin fishing amid festivity from Tuesday night after the 65-day fishing ban in the Bay of Bengal ended on Tuesday. The ministry of fisheries and livestock imposed the ban ...

Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29, earliest date ever July 24, 2019   |  Source : PRNewswire  | Copyright : 2019 Longview News-Journal, 320 E. Methvin St. Longview, TX

On July 29, Earth Overshoot Day (EOD), humanity will have used nature's resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint. EOD has moved up ...

International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem: Why and how we need to save mangroves by Sheila Wertz-Kanounnikof July 24, 2019   |  Source : IISD  | Copyright : 1990-2019, IISD.

Amid growing concern over deforestation, there is relatively little awareness of one of the more alarming aspects of this trend – the decline of the world’s mangroves. Mangroves are among the wonders of our natural world. They are unique, land-and-...

Israel releases long-seized Palestinian fishing boats by Mohamed Majed July 23, 2019   |  Source : AA  | Copyright : Anadolu Agency © 2019

Israeli authorities on Tuesday released 22 Palestinian fishing boats it had seized a long time ago. “Israel released today afternoon 22 fishing boats and four motorboats through the Kerem Shalom crossing southern Gaza Strip," the head of Gaza's Pales...

Canada passes most progressive fishery act yet, requiring the rebuilding of fish populations July 22, 2019   |  Source : Good News Network  | Copyright : Copyright 1997–2018 GNN, LLC

Last month, a modernized Fisheries Act became law in order to set the stage for rebuilding the abundance of fish in Canada’s oceans. For the first time since its inception in 1868, rebuilding plans are now required for depleted fish populations. The ...

Israeli navy arrests 2 fishermen off Gaza coast by Hacer Baser July 22, 2019   |  Source : AA.com  | Copyright : Anadolu Agency © 2019

Israeli naval forces on Sunday arrested two Palestinian fishermen off the coast of the blockaded Gaza Strip, according to a local union. Fishermen were identified as Isam Nabil Al-Akra, 24, and his brother Riad Al-Akra, 20, Gaza’s fishermen union sa...

Africa warned against allowing fishing in their waters: Indonesian Minister July 22, 2019   |  Source : Antara  | Copyright : COPYRIGHT © ANTARA 2019

African countries should not issue fishing permits to foreign vessels in their territory because it could potentially harm the country, Indonesian Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Susi Pudjiastuti has warned. African countries are having the sam...

Morocco-EU fisheries agreement: Spanish fleet to return to Moroccan waters July 22 July 21, 2019   |  Source : The North Africa

Spanish fishing trawlers will return to the Moroccan waters as of Monday, July 22, announced Spanish Minister for Agriculture and Maritime Fisheries, Luis Planas, in a statement released by his department. The meeting of the first joint commission of t...

Lapu fire burns homes in the coastal community of Ibo, Philippines by Doris C. Bongcac and Benjie Talisic July 21, 2019   |  Source : Cebu Daily News  | Copyright : 2019 Cebu Daily News

At least 150 homes were burned in a fire which hit a Philippines coastal community in Sitio Tacan, Barangay Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City shortly after midnight today, July 21. Nagiel Bañacia of Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said ...

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