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Small island nations caught between tourism economy, climate change by MALLIKA SEN September 28, 2021   |  Source : Associated Press/Hawaii Public Radio

Come visit the Maldives, its president entreated the world at this year's United Nations General Assembly, moments before switching to an impassioned plea for help combating climate change. The adjacent appeals illustrated a central dilemma for many small...

Vietnam's tra fish exports drop drastically due to Covid-19 social distancing September 27, 2021   |  Source : SGGP

Vietnam's pangasius export turnover in August 2021 decreased by 28.5 percent over the same period, it is expected to continue falling 30 percent year on year in September. A representative from the Directorate of Fisheries made the statement at the vir...

As climate change threatens food security, Pakistan’s crop farmers are switching to trout farming by Atika Rehman & PM Baigal September 27, 2021   |  Source : Scroll.in

Qasim Shah, a farmer in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir’s Gilgit-Baltistan region, has no regrets about giving up crop farming. “Trout farming is more lucrative than traditional crops,” said Shah, who is also the vice president of the Private Fish Farm...

Tasks assigned to put an end to IUU fishing in Vietnam by year’s end September 27, 2021   |  Source : VNA

Vietnam's Prime Minister, Pham Minh Chinh, has handed out tasks to relevant ministries and agencies with view to achieving the target of eradicating illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing by the end of 2021. The Government leader recently c...

Commercial vessels continue to fish illegally in Philippine waters – report September 27, 2021   |  Source : Manila Bulletin

The number of commercial vessels fishing in municipal waters across different parts of the Philippines has gone down, but only a mere decline of 4.7 percent despite the pandemic, international marine conservation group Oceana observed. Data released by...

Cyclone Gulab: Five Indian fishermen swim ashore braving choppy waters, one still missing September 27, 2021   |  Source : Indian Express

Despite a deep gash caused by the propeller of his capsized boat, fisherman V Nayakanna braved the choppy waters to swim to safety and trudge his way back to relatives and friends, who were fast losing hope of seeing him again. Earlier, four of Nayakan...

Shanghai Declaration adopted at global aquaculture conference GCA +20 September 27, 2021   |  Source : GCA2020

The Shanghai Declaration and its Call for Action were developed and adopted by the participants of the Global Conference on Aquaculture Millennium +20 (GCA +20), which concluded on 25 September 2021 at Shanghai, China. The conference, which adopted the...

Report casts spotlight on "overlooked" issues in England's coastal towns September 27, 2021   |  Source : BBC

England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty used his 2021 annual report to cast a spotlight on the "overlooked" issues in coastal towns, which have higher rates of poor health and lower life expectancies. The challenges facing towns such as Blackpool,...

Bangladesh Coast Guard rescues 15 fishermen from stranded boat off Bhasan Char September 27, 2021   |  Source : Dhaka Tribune

The Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) has rescued some 15 fishermen who were stranded in a boat for three days in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of Bhasan Char. The boat went adrift in the sea following an engine failure around 3:30pm on Sunday, about 16 n...

Enrica Lexie case: India's Supreme Court gives time to boat owner to respond to crew members' plea for compensation by Shruti Kakkar September 27, 2021   |  Source : LiveLaw.in

The Supreme Court of India today while hearing an application filed by seven fishermen who were on board of the fishing boat that was attacked, seeking compensation out of the amount of Rs 2 crore which was deposited in favour of the owner of the boat, gr...

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