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Scientists in the Philippines urge govt. to develop mangrove forests, seagrass beds to protect coastal residents December 31, 2021   |  Source : Philstar.com

A scientist group in the Philippines has called on the government to develop mangrove and beach forests, and seagrass beds, which can help protect coastal communities from hazards. In a statement Thursday, the Advocates of Science and Technology for th...

Greek fishing activist amongst "unsung heroes" of UN December 31, 2021   |  Source : UN News

Conflict, health crises and the climate emergency may have dominated headlines this year but, behind the scenes, countless unsung heroes were working tirelessly to put the values of the UN into action. Here is one inspiring personal story we featured on o...

South Korean presidential nominee vows no tolerance against Chinese illegal fishing December 31, 2021   |  Source : Yonhap

Ruling party presidential nominee Lee Jae-myung visited a Coast Guard unit in the western port city of Incheon on Thursday and declared a policy of no tolerance against illegal fishing by Chinese vessels in South Korean waters. Lee made the pledge as h...

Ensuring fisheries stocks safe for year-end celebration: Indonesia ministry December 31, 2021   |  Source : Antara

The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry of Indonesia has said it is ensuring that fish stocks, which are estimated to reach 2.49 million tons in the December 2021–January 2022 period, are safe. The fish stocks will be in surplus of the demand, wh...

Liberia: EJF village savings loan impacts women fishmongers by Simeon Wiakanty December 31, 2021   |  Source : Liberian Observer

Several women fishmongers in Robertsports and its surroundings in Liberia have begun to feel the impact of a village savings and loan program, being organized and implemented by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) with support from the European Uni...

Colombian fishers are fighting for their rights and protection of vital wetlands December 31, 2021   |  Source : Climate Change News

Twitter In November, on the banks of the calm, reflective waters of the Cascaloa Ciénaga, a floodplain lake extending 12,000 hectares (120 sq km) in northern Colombia, a group of traditional fishers met. Nilton Chacon, a leader of a local associati...

Seawatch: Alaska had a tumultuous fishing year by Cristy Fry December 31, 2021   |  Source : Homer News

It was a tumultuous year for fishing in Alaska, with some salmon runs posting records and others going bust, Bering Sea crab quotas on the downswing, and state and federal management decisions with far-reaching consequences. The year started with the G...

Ghana signs pact with Togo, Benin to tackle IUU fishing by Shem Oirere December 30, 2021   |  Source : SeafoodSource

Three West African countries have forged a partnership to implement a joint fisheries’ observer program as part of their effort to ensure safe, secure, and legal fisheries are maintained across the Gulf of Guinea. Ghana has signed a pact with Togo an...

Shell interdict: Wild Coast communities in South Africa say their voices were finally heard by Lauren Isaacs December 30, 2021   |  Source : Eyewitness News

Communities along the Wild Coast of South Africa where Shell has been carrying out its seismic survey said that the voices of those directly affected by the blasting had finally been heard and the constitutional rights of indigenous people have been uphel...

Madagascar’s small-scale fishers cheer new trawl-free zone, but do trawlers obey it? by Edward Carver December 30, 2021   |  Source : Mongabay

For decades, tensions have simmered between Madagascar’s small-scale fishers and the industrial trawlers that operate near the country’s coast. In 2017, the small-scale fishers called for an exclusive-access zone that would keep the trawlers away from...

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