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Philippines expressway: Compensation for Cordova fishermen affected by causeway construction by Rosalie O. Abatayo July 14, 2020   |  Source : CDN Digital  | Copyright : 2020 Cebu Daily News - All Rights Reserved

The 387 fisherfolks from Barangays Bangbang and San Miguel in Cordova town in Cebu City, the Philippines, will receive compensation for the temporary stoppage of their activities due to the ongoing construction of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX)....

Workers leaving Chinese fisheries due to low wages by Mark Godfrey July 14, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Fisheries remains a chronically low-wage industry in China, but there are signs of improved efficiency and productivity. The average wage in the industry stood at CNY 21,108 (USD 2,955, EUR 2,744) in 2019, according to the National Fishery Economy Stat...

Building a Network of MPAs in the Yellow Sea July 14, 2020   |  Source : YSLME  | Copyright : 2018 by UNDP/GEF YSLME Phase II Project Management Office

Aichi Target 11 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) calls for protecting 10% of the coastal and marine areas by 2020. In the Yellow Sea region, PR China and RO Korea have committed to achieve this Aichi Target and management effectiveness of M...

Ghana: MOFAD, ADB secure 1,300 outboard motors for fisherfolks by Godfred Blay Gibbah July 14, 2020   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : AllAfrica

Ghana's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) said there would be no closed season this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, announced this on Friday w...

Oceans panel presses coastal states to invest in 'blue recovery' by Fiona Harvey July 14, 2020   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved

Investing in the marine environment offers many coastal states the possibility of a “blue recovery” from the coronavirus crisis, according to a report setting out substantial economic benefits from ocean conservation. Ending overfishing and allowin...

COVID-19 and Brexit can help with the recovery of UK fish stocks: study July 14, 2020   |  Source : University of Southampton  | Copyright : Phys.org 2003 - 2020 powered by Science X Network

The United Kingdom has a unique opportunity to start rebuilding its fish stocks by taking advantage of the slowdown in commercial fishing caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing Brexit negotiations, new research has shown. A study by the University...

Asian taste for salmon spurs land-based farms, exciting investors by YUSUKE TANAKA July 13, 2020   |  Source : Nikkei  | Copyright : Nikkei Inc. 2018. No reproduction without permission.

Land-based salmon farming is increasing across the globe as demand grows for raw servings of the fish, mainly in Asia. And the production method is also attracting money from Japanese trading houses, companies and regional investment funds on a rising tid...

Why are fish wars heating up all over the world? by James Massola July 13, 2020   |  Source : SMH  | Copyright : The Sydney Morning Herald

The South China Sea is one of the world's most tense regions. But the entry of four Chinese coast guard vessels and 63 fishing boats into Indonesian waters in December, and again in January, still managed to shock and infuriate Indonesia. The Chinese v...

India’s WTO fisheries proposals may be the basis of offering carve-outs to poor countries by Amiti Sen July 13, 2020   |  Source : The Hindu BusinessLine  | Copyright : 2020, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations on curbing harmful fisheries subsidies is finally taking into account some of the exceptions being pushed by India for protecting artisanal fishers in developing countries. But, officials say New Delhi has t...

As sea levels rise, vital salt marshes in the US are disappearing July 13, 2020   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2020 Manila Bulletin - Philippine News. All rights reserved.

The Ridgway’s rail is a rare bird that relies on the salt marshes south of Los Angeles to survive. And that’s why its future is in doubt — the salt marsh is disappearing under rising seas. Scientists working with the federal government said the r...

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