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Production value of Tasmania fisheries tops nation and keeps rising by Leah McBey December 23, 2018   |  Source : The Advocate  | Copyright : Australian Community Media

Tasmania’s fisheries production value has jumped to almost one third of the national total, according to the latest report on the nation’s fisheries. The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences report said Tasmania had...

Belize charts sustainable, trade-led course for its fisheries December 21, 2018   |  Source : UNCTAD  | Copyright : United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Belize is looking to diversify its fish catch to include red snappers and groupers, and not just lobsters and conchs, after holding its First National Stakeholder Workshop on Ocean-based Sectors in Belize City on 28–29 November. The central American ...

Study finds Tropical Cyclone Winston damaged fisheries as well as homes in Fiji December 21, 2018   |  Source : Phys.Org  | Copyright : Phys.org 2003 - 2018, Science X network

A newly published study by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) has found that impacts of Tropical Cyclone Winston on the coastal communities of Fiji went beyond the immediate loss of lives and infrastructure. The cyclone also had a lingering effect on the...

Hurricane-hit Atlantic, Gulf Coast communities rebuilding bigger, not smarter, study says by Pam Wright December 20, 2018   |  Source : weather.com  | Copyright : Copyright TWC Product and Technology LLC 2014, 2018

Coastal communities recovering from hurricanes have a tendency to rebuild bigger rather than smarter, placing residents and infrastructure at even greater risk for future storms, a new study says. A team of researchers studied five communities devastat...

Researchers to use 'big data' to predict sea crimes by Mark Floyd December 20, 2018   |  Source : News Guard  | Copyright : The News Guard Lincoln City

Researchers using artificial intelligence and “big data” plan to develop new algorithms that they say will enable them to identify, locate – and eventually predict – crimes committed in the world’s oceans, from illegal fishing off the Patagonia ...

Japan 'to leave whaling commission to resume hunting' December 20, 2018   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : 2018 BBC

Japan plans to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to resume commercial hunting, media reports say. The government told its MPs of the decision, NHK reports. There has been no official confirmation of the move. Commercial whaling was ba...

Government of Canada helping fisheries and aquaculture businesses improve environmental sustainability and business results December 20, 2018   |  Source : DFO, Canada  | Copyright : 2018 CNW Group Ltd

Taking action to improve the environmental sustainability of British Columbia businesses while also helping to improve business results is critically important to future business competitiveness and to the quality of our natural environment. That is why t...

Why the battle to fix Europe's fisheries policy isn't over yet by Fiona Harvey December 19, 2018   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2018 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies

Overfishing in EU waters, and the wasteful practice of discarding edible fish at sea, should come to an end from next year, as reforms to the common fisheries policy (CFP) are implemented after seven years of wrangling. But disputes among member states...

Final Euro fishing deal 'challenging' December 19, 2018   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : 2018 BBC

Scottish fishing leaders have said a European deal struck in the early hours of the morning was "as much as was possible under the circumstances". The negotiations at the December Fisheries Council in Brussels are expected to be the last before Brexit....

Loss of intertidal ecosystem exposes coastal communities: study December 19, 2018   |  Source : ScienceDaily  | Copyright : 2018 ScienceDaily

Artificial intelligence and extensive satellite imagery have allowed researchers to map the world's intertidal zones for the first time, revealing a significant loss of the crucial ecosystem. The University of Queensland and University of New South Wal...

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