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Sri Lanka fishermen advised not to venture into sea due to Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ November 08, 2019   |  Source : Ada Derana

The cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ in the Bay of Bengal sea area has developed into a severe cyclonic storm and is now located near latitude 16.3N, longitude 87.9E, says the Department of Meteorology, Sri Lanka. It is very likely to intensify into a very ...

Bumper salmon, herring trades help deliver a record October for Norwegian seafood by Jason Holland November 08, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Norwegian seafood companies exported 291,000 metric tons (MT) of fisheries and aquaculture products worth NOK 10.9 billion (USD 1.2 billion, EUR 1.1 billion) in October – a record total value for the month, with the volume and value increasing by 8 perc...

A resolute pledge for universal disaster preparedness: World Bosai Forum November 08, 2019   |  Source : The Japan Times  | Copyright : THE JAPAN TIMES LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Disaster prevention experts from Japan and abroad will once again gather in the city of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, the biggest city in the Tohoku region devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011, to share their knowledge on disaster risk...

UNEP helping countries with biodiversity conservation targets November 08, 2019   |  Source : CBD  | Copyright : © United Nations Environment Programme

Much of the work of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is not headline-grabbing and involves things like gap analysis, assessments, strategic action plans and capacity-building—training governments in the use of certain databases, for insta...

Efforts to create Antarctic marine sanctuary fail - for eighth year November 07, 2019   |  Source : AFP/NST  | Copyright : 2019 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.

A multinational effort to create giant marine sanctuaries around Antarctica to counter climate change and protect fragile ocean ecosystems has failed for an eighth straight year, officials said yesterday. Opposition from China and Russia torpedoed the ...

48 States pledge to ratify the fishing vessel safety Cape Town Agreement November 07, 2019   |  Source : MercoPress  | Copyright : 1997 - 2019, MercoPress.

Forty-eight states have signed a public declaration to indicate their determination to ratify the 2012 Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety at a Ministerial Conference held in Torremolinos, Spain, this week. The Torremolinos Declaration aims to...

Super-trawler Margiris operating in English Channel Marine Conservation Zone November 07, 2019   |  Source : OCEANOGRAPHIC  | Copyright : 2019 ATLAS PUBLISHING LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Greenpeace UK has discovered through analysis that the super-trawler Margiris was fishing in an English Channel Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ), which was designated by the government in 2016. UK law enforcement boarded the Margiris soon after arriving in ...

Antibiotics in aquaculture: will the UK sector reach RUMA’s goals? by Rob Fletcher November 07, 2019   |  Source : The Fish SIte  | Copyright : 2000 ? 2019 ? 5m Publishing, Benchmark House, 8 Smithy Wood Drive, Sheffield, S35 1QN, England

Whether the UK aquaculture sector is on track to achieve goals set by the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA), has been revealed by new figures published last week. In October 2017 RUMA’s Target Taskforce set goals for the red...

Lao citizen scientists manage wetlands sustainably by Tassaya Charupatanapongse and Derin Henderson November 07, 2019   |  Source : The Asia Foundation  | Copyright : 2019 by The Asia Foundation

There were no fish in the Nong Tham Hee wetland in the 2017 dry season. There were none in the 2018 dry season. The people of Nyangkham village, who once fished here year around, saw only cracked, parched earth. Over the years, the water had slowly dwindl...

IFFO RS signs agreement with Peru’s Sociedad Nacional de Pesqueria by Chris Chase November 07, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

IFFO RS (the Marine Ingredients Organization’s Global Standard for Responsible Supply) announced on 5 November that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Sociedad Nacional de Pesquería (SNP) that will complement both organizations. Th...

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