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Big global climate protests on Friday get union support by FRANK JORDANS September 17, 2019   |  Source : ASSOCIATED PRESS  | Copyright : ABC

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join worldwide demonstrations this week ahead of a U.N. climate summit in New York, as unions and some businesses lend their support for faster action to fight climate change. Organizers said Monday that ...

How climate change will affect Hawaii’s favorite fish by NATHAN EAGLE September 17, 2019   |  Source : Honolulu Civil Beat  | Copyright : 2010-2019 Honolulu Civil Beat Inc.

Hawaii’s beloved bigeye tuna will be smaller, less abundant and farther away for local fishermen to catch as the Pacific heats up with global warming, scientists project. And that could mean more expensive poke bowls and sashimi plates if the supply ...

David Attenborough to front UK study on biodiversity loss by Richard Partington September 17, 2019   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2019 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

Sir David Attenborough has agreed to become the public face of a landmark government study into biodiversity loss and its impact on the economy. The broadcaster and naturalist will act as an ambassador to promote the review around the world as the gove...

China holds Man and the Biosphere Youth Forum on biodiversity September 17, 2019   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2019 XINHUANET.com

UNESCO's 2019 Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Youth Forum kicked off on Sunday in the Changbaishan Biosphere Reserve, northeast China. About 270 young people from 90 countries participated in the forum themed "Committed to Biodiversity". The five-day "2...

In Ghana, Chinese trawlers strip fisheries using local cover by Mona Samari September 16, 2019   |  Source : Marex  | Copyright : 2019 The Maritime Executive, LLC

As women fish sellers sit on their stools in the bustling port of Elmina in Ghana, large steel basins between their legs and elegantly knotted turbans on their heads, some stare into the distance, towards a horizon that was once filled with more opportuni...

Daniel Pauly’s three big moves to save the world’s threatened fisheries by Andrew Nikiforuk September 16, 2019   |  Source : TheTyee.ca

Daniel Pauly, one of the world’s leading fishery scientists, has spent decades documenting global overfishing. We profiled him Friday on The Tyee. In the last 60 years, globalization has transformed largely sustainable, small-scale local fishing ente...

The scientific worker and the field: Seeing value in fisheries science by Aarthi Sridha September 16, 2019   |  Source : EPW

Drawing attention to scientific work as labour, the need for a closer examination of the subjectivities of educated, trained government employees in charge of field data collection on marine fisheries is emphasised. Field sciences such as fisheries scienc...

Indian Koli fishing community human rights study published September 16, 2019   |  Source : Marex  | Copyright : 2019 The Maritime Executive, LLC

Human Rights at Sea has published a baseline field report for the Koli fishing community who live and work at sea in Mumbai, India. Undertaken in the field during the monsoon season, the charity’s local researchers spent time with the fishermen, thei...

Aleyamma Vijayan: Champion of fisherwomen in Kerala September 16, 2019   |  Source : IANS

Kerala-based activist Aleyamma Vijayan may be identified as the one-stop point for women''s issues in the state, but that took decades of working on gender. For Aleyamma, 68, it all began over four decades back, when she started work on upliftment of f...

Coastal resilience in Bangladesh: Protecting coastal communities from tidal flooding and storm surges September 16, 2019   |  Source : reliefweb

Since 2013, with World Bank funding and expertise, Bangladesh has provided improved protection to 183,900 people including 91,950 women with increased resilience to climate change. Bangladesh’s coastal zone spans over 580 km and includes territory wh...

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