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All at sea: An evaluation of company efforts to address modern slavery in Pacific supply chains of canned tuna March 31, 2021   |  Source : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre  | Copyright : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Tuna is one of the world’s most lucrative fish, with many of the world’s fishing grounds located in the Pacific. COVID-19 buying patterns have caused tuna sales to go through the roof, as consumers world-wide have stocked-up on canned tuna. Yet, the f...

Plastic pollution disproportionately hitting marginalized groups, UN environment report finds March 31, 2021   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

Vulnerable communities disproportionately bear the brunt of environmental degradation caused by plastics pollution, and action is urgently needed to address the issue and restore access to human rights, health and well-being, according to a new UN report ...

South African NGO slams gas-powered ships plan that impacts small-scale fishing communities March 31, 2021   |  Source : Argus  | Copyright : 2021 Argus Media group. All rights reserved.

South African environmental campaigners have called on the government to scrap its plan for floating gas-fired power plants to provide 1.22GW of emergency power for 20 years. Earlier this month the government named Turkey's Karpowership as one of the p...

Responsible Offshore Development Alliance: US fishermen ignored in rush to expand offshore wind March 31, 2021   |  Source : Ocean City NJ News  | Copyright : 2017 Ocean City NJ News and Events

Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA), a broad membership-based coalition of fishing industry associations and fishing companies, today announced its response to the Biden Administration’s new offshore wind power expansion. Today’s inter...

UK ramps up surveillance to deter illegal fishing by Jason Holland March 31, 2021   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2021 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Vastly increased offshore patrols, aerial surveillance, and monitoring have ensured that illegal fishing has been kept at bay in England’s seas since the U.K. became an independent coastal state on 1 January this year, according to the country’s Marin...

Feed prices for pangasius, shrimp on the rise in Vietnam by Toan Dao March 31, 2021   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2021 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Pangasius and shrimp farmers in Vietnam are facing higher prices for their feed, with suppliers citing higher costs for imported raw material. Pangasius feed prices in the Mekong Delta are expected to hit their fifth increase in early April, a source f...

Philippines ready to defend West Philippine Sea sovereignty: Defense Secretary by Romina Cabrera March 29, 2021   |  Source : The Philippine Star

The Philippines is ready to defend its sovereignty, according to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, as he again called on China to immediately withdraw its vessels still in formation in Julian Felipe Reef in the West Philippine Sea. Lorenzana assured ...

Danish fishers and conservationists jointly propose marine reserves March 29, 2021   |  Source : FishSec

After months of negotiations, the Danish Society for Nature Conservation, DN, and the Danish Fishermen Producer Organisation, DFPO, present a historical proposal for ensuring a significant protection of the Danish sea. The proposal will ensure 10 percent ...

Overfishing in Congo threatens endangered sharks, report warns March 28, 2021   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2021 Reuters. All Rights Reserved.

Each day, fishmongers in Congo Republic pile up hundreds of dead sharks on the shore and begin lopping off fins and bartering over hammerheads and other endangered species. The bustling seaside business could be jeopardising the marine environment in t...

Cargo ships circumnavigating Africa to avoid Suez Canal blockage risk piracy encounters March 28, 2021   |  Source : Tom Murray/The Insider  | Copyright : 2000 MENAFN. All rights reserved.

The massive container ship blocking the width of the Suez Canal has other vessels weighing the lengthy, costly, and perilous decision of whether to detour around Africa instead. As demonstrated in this story by Insider's Mia Jankowicz, the sea route fr...

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