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ADB approves $73 mn package to develop waste-to-energy facility in Maldives August 13, 2020   |  Source : moderndiplomacy  | Copyright : 2019 Modern Diplomacy

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $73.39 million concessional loan and grant to the Government of Maldives to develop a waste treatment facility using waste-to-energy (WTE) technology and disposal infrastructure for the Greater Malé region ...

After Beirut and Mauritius outcry grows for action on Yemen oil tanker August 13, 2020   |  Source : Marex  | Copyright : 2020 The Maritime Executive, LLC. All rights reserved.

Citing the unfolding environmental disaster in Mauritius and the devastation in Beirut, the world outcry is growing louder for UN officials to gain access to a rusting oil tanker moored off Yemen. Leaders from the Arab world along with the environmental g...

Namibia fishing industry rejects quota auctioning by Ester Mbathera August 13, 2020   |  Source : The Namibian  | Copyright : 2015 The Namibian

The fishing industry in Namibia does not approve of the decision to auction off the country's fishing quotas on an open market. The auction is aimed at raising funds for the fight against Covid-19. Chairman of the Confederation of Namibian Fishing A...

Turkish govt. working on increasing fishery consumption: Minister August 13, 2020   |  Source : Ankara  | Copyright : 2020 Hürriyet Daily News

The Turkish government has encouraged fish sales with incentives in a bid to increase consumption during the yearly four-and-a-half-month fishing ban that will be lifted by the end of this month, the agriculture minister has said. The Agriculture and F...

Chile’s national fisheries agency establishes fisheries, aquaculture oversight network by Christian Molinari August 13, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Chile’s national fisheries agency, Sernapesca, has formed the “Inspection Network for the Sustainability of Fishing and Aquaculture," which looks to coordinate the oversight of the various organizations that control fishing and aquaculture activities ...

Israel halves Gaza fishing zone after dozens of fires sparked in south by JUDAH ARI GROSS August 13, 2020   |  Source : The Times of Israel

Israel slashed Gaza’s permitted fishing zone Wednesday night after suspected Palestinian terrorists launched dozens of balloon-borne explosive and incendiary devices into Israel over the course of the day, igniting brush fires along the tense border reg...

Indonesian crew go without pay as Chinese fishing vessel case drags on by Jeffrey Hutton August 13, 2020   |  Source : The Straits Times  | Copyright : 2020 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.

Indonesian crew members repatriated in May after working on a Chinese fishing vessel are still without pay, 18 months after they first boarded the ill-fated Long Xing 629 in Busan, South Korea, for a two-year contract. The contract was cut short in Dec...

Supertrawler fishing in marine protected areas is soaring this year: Greenpeace by Tom Bawden August 13, 2020   |  Source : iNews  | Copyright : 2020 JPIMedia Publications Ltd.

The amount of fishing carried out by huge supertrawlers in protected UK waters has soared this year, posing a major environmental risk, according to Greenpeace. These 100-metre-long high-intensity fishing vessels spent twice as much time in marine prot...

Study: Personal connections can help communities adapt to climate change August 12, 2020   |  Source : News  | Copyright : News-Medical.Net

onnections with friends and family are key to helping communities adapt to the devastating impact of climate change on their homes and livelihoods, a new study shows. The research found people are more empowered to respond when they see others doing th...

New Zealand: Valued introduced species recognised in biodiversity strategy August 12, 2020   |  Source : Scoop  | Copyright : © Scoop Media

Fish & Game New Zealand welcomes the inclusion of valued introduced species into Te Mana o Te Taiao - Aotearoa New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy 2020. "It is encouraging to see the strong recognition of the place of valued introduced species, such as t...

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