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Labor standards key source of new business in the fisheries sector for certification firm by Mark Godfrey May 09, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Labor standards are the biggest source of new business in the fisheries sector for McAllister Elliott & Partners (MEP), a United Kingdom-based certification firm, according to Max Goulden, the company's managing director. MEP is a fisheries-focused consul...

Two-thirds of Earth’s longest rivers no longer free-flowing by Mike Gaworecki May 08, 2019   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2019 Copyright Conservation news

A first-of-its-kind analysis of Earth’s longest rivers found that they have been severely degraded by human activities and suggests ways for countries to maintain and restore rivers around the world. Just one-third of the planet’s 242 longest river...

Dismantling of Brazilian environmental protections gains pace by Sue Branford and Thais Borges May 08, 2019   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2019 Copyright Conservation news

gained momentum as Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro moves beyond his first hundred days in office. The web of laws and regulations that curb mining, agribusiness and big infrastructure project excesses, minimizing harm to the country’s ecosystems i...

Vietnam fisheries brace for EU yellow card review by James Borton May 08, 2019   |  Source : moderndiplomacy

The tides wait for no one and each day fisheries, particularly those closest to the shores, are over-fished and harmed by industrialization. For emerging economies like Vietnam, the issuance of a yellow card by the European Union caught the attention of f...

UAE fishermen get their earnings via drones by Ahmed Shaaban May 08, 2019   |  Source : Khaleej Times  | Copyright : 2019 Galadari Printing and Publishing LLC. All rights reserved.

Fishermen in Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates no longer have to travel far to claim their earnings from their catch - these are now delivered right at their doorstep via drones. The Fishermen Society in the emirate observed that some of their...

Coast counties in Kenya allot Sh628 mn to fishing by Samuel Baya May 07, 2019   |  Source : Business Daily  | Copyright : Nation Media Group

The Coast counties of Kwale, Kilifi and Mombasa in Kenya have allocated a total of Sh628 million to the fishing sector. Fishing is among the blue economy sectors both the national and the county governments are keen at addressing. In their 2019/2020...

UNCTAD, Mauritius open fisheries regional centre of excellence May 07, 2019   |  Source : UNCTAD  | Copyright : United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNCTAD and Mauritius signed a memorandum of understanding on 6 May in the western Mauritian town of Quatre Bornes to open a new centre of excellence for the fisheries sector in developing countries. The centre will serve as a practical site for puttin...

Saudi Arabia detains 174 Yemeni fishermen and their boats in violation of ceasefire provisions by Ahmed Abdulkareem May 07, 2019   |  Source : MintPress News

The Saudi-led Coalition kidnapped more than 170 Yemeni fishermen and seized their boats while they were fishing near the port city of Hodeida this past week. To demonstrate clearly that they posed no threat, the fishermen hung large white flags on the bac...

Russia frees two Ukrainian fishermen held for months after incident off Crimea coast May 07, 2019   |  Source : RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service  | Copyright : Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty © 2019 RFE/RL, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Two Ukrainian fishermen detained last year by Russian border guards after their boat broke down off the coast of the Crimea Peninsula have been released. Lyudmyla Denisova, the human rights ombudsman for Ukraine, said in a post to her Facebook page on ...

Gendarmes kill scores of Nigerians in A’Ibom fishing community by Bassey Anthony, Uyo May 07, 2019   |  Source : The Nation  | Copyright : 2018, All Rights Reserved. Vintage Press Limited.

Scores of Nigerians may have been killed and others missing following an alleged attacks by suspected Cameroonian gendarmes on Abana, a fishing community on the fringes the Bakassi Peninsula. The Village Head of Ifa Ikot Akpan in Uyo Local Government A...

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