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Ireland panic: Thousands of fishing jobs at risk over no deal Brexit, industry warns by LAURA O'CALLAGHAN July 31, 2020   |  Source : Express  | Copyright : 2020 Express Newspapers

Ireland's fishing chiefs have warned of an "unmitigated disaster" if the UK and the EU cannot agree a trade deal before the end of the Brexit transition period on December 31. The country's fishing industry could see up to 5,000 jobs slashed if Europea...

Many freshwater fish species have declined by 76 percent in less than 50 years: study by STEFAN LOVGREN July 31, 2020   |  Source : Nat Geo  | Copyright : 1996-2015 National Geographic Society

Migratory freshwater fisḥ are among the most threatened animals on the planet, a new report by a coalition of environmental organizations shows. The global assessment, described as the first of its kind, found that populations of migratory freshwat...

Jamaica agriculture ministry spends $77.3 mn on fisheries project July 30, 2020   |  Source : The Star  | Copyright : 2017 The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited. A member of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group. All Rights Reserved.

A total of $77.3 million has so far been spent by Jamaica's Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries under the Promoting Community-based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project. The project includes the procurement of a much...

Before COVID-19, U.S. fishing years marked by milestones in sustainability by John Ewald July 30, 2020   |  Source : NOAA  | Copyright : Phys.org 2003 - 2020 powered by Science X Network

Two announcements today (June 29) from NOAA Fisheries offer a "snapshot in time" of the population status of U.S. federal fisheries in 2019, and the economic performance of commercial fishing, recreational fishing, and related businesses in 2017. Scien...

What next as thousands of fishermen in Uganda get vetted out? July 30, 2020   |  Source : Daily Monitor  | Copyright : Nation Media Group

While registered fishermen in Uganda jubilated on Monday as the State Minister for Fisheries, Ms Helen Adoa, flagged off the reopening of Lake Kyoga, thousands more faced an uncertain future. All fishermen operating on the lake had been asked to regist...

Arrival of Chinese ‘supertrawlers’ raises concern in Liberia by Lucinda Rouse July 30, 2020   |  Source : China Dialogue Ocean

The arrival last month of six Chinese-flagged trawlers caused alarm in Monrovia, the capital of the West African nation of Liberia, over their potential to affect local fisheries and communities. The size and fishing capacity of the so-called supertraw...

Ecuador on alert over huge Chinese fishing fleet off Galapagos Islands July 29, 2020   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : 2020 BBC

Ecuador is on alert due to the appearance of a huge fleet of mostly Chinese-flagged fishing vessels off its Galapagos Islands. Patrols are trying to ensure the fleet - which is made up of around 260 vessels - does not enter the delicate eco-system from...

Arrests in Indonesian probe into latest case of labor abuses on Chinese fishing boats by Basten Gokkon July 29, 2020   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2020 Copyright Conservation news

Authorities in Indonesia have arrested and charged five executives from local recruitment agencies linked to the forced labor endured by 22 Indonesians on board two Chinese fishing boats. Those charged are accused of the human trafficking of the migran...

Countries are lagging far behind goals to protect land and ocean ecosystems: SDG report by Joe McCarthy July 29, 2020   |  Source : Global Citizen  | Copyright : 2012-2020 Global Poverty Project, Inc All Rights Reserved

The latest United Nations analysis of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) shows that countries are failing to protect the world’s ocean and land environments. With 10 years to go until 2030 — the endpoint of the SDGs, after which they’ll be...

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