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UN highlights destruction of floods in Bangladesh July 29, 2020   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2020 XINHUANET.com All rights reserved.

The United Nations on Monday highlighted the devastation caused by monsoon rains in Bangladesh, saying nearly a quarter of the country is flooded, affecting at least 3.3 million people, 40 percent of them children. Humanitarian partners are responding,...

Cambodian satellite city near Phnom Penh destroying wetlands with 1 million at risk of flooding, report finds by Erin Handley July 28, 2020   |  Source : ABC  | Copyright : 2020 ABC

A damning new report shows a multi-billion-dollar satellite city near Phnom Penh threatens to pave over vital wetlands and unleash untreated sewage into the Mekong River, putting more than 1 million people at risk of dangerous floods and water pollution. ...

Over 800 Chinese vessels found fishing in North Korean waters last year July 27, 2020   |  Source : The Japan Times  | Copyright : THE JAPAN TIMES LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Over 800 Chinese vessels caught Pacific flying squid and other marine resources in North Korean waters last year, likely in violation of U.N. sanctions on foreign fishing adopted following Pyongyang’s testing of ballistic missiles, according to official...

Oman's Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries issues guidelines for lockdown period July 27, 2020   |  Source : Oman Daily Observer  | Copyright : 2020 © All right reserved for Oman Establishment for Press, Publication and Advertising (OEPPA) Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (Syndigate.info).

In line with the decisions taken by the Supreme Committee entrusted with handling the development resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, which involved complete lockdown of all governorates from Saturday July 25 to Saturday August 8, the Ministry of Agricu...

World Bank board expects act on Philippines fisheries loan by July 2021 by Beatrice M. Laforga July 27, 2020   |  Source : BusinessWorld  | Copyright : 2018 BusinessWorld Publishing

The World Bank estimated that its board will decide by July 2021 on a $200-million loan sought by the Philippine government to develop the fisheries sector. According to a World Bank document obtained by BusinessWorld, the government applied for the l...

MSC pledges funding for watchdog welfare after death of fishery observer by Henry Sandercock July 27, 2020   |  Source : The Grocer  | Copyright : William Reed Business Media Ltd 2020. All rights reserved.

The Marine Stewardship Council has announced funding to support the welfare and security of fishery management organisations after the death of an observer on a tuna vessel in the Pacific. The NGO said it would designate £100k through its Ocean Stewar...

Indonesian security agency nabs Vietnamese fishing boat crew after cat and mouse game in Natuna by Fadli July 27, 2020   |  Source : The Jakarta Post  | Copyright : 2016 - 2020 PT. Niskala Media Tenggara

The Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) has detained the crew of a Vietnamese fishing boat suspected of illegal fishing in the North Natuna Sea off Natuna Regency, Riau Islands, after the sailors reportedly tried hard to avoid arrest. Bakamla...

Hundreds of Chinese fishing vessels descend upon Galápagos protection zone by Rhoda Kwan July 27, 2020   |  Source : Hong Kong Free Press  | Copyright : 2020 HONG KONG FREE PRESS HKFP.

Around 260 Chinese fishing fleets have reportedly been detected in the ocean surrounding the Galápagos islands off the coast of Ecuador, according to the country’s navy. The discovery has sparked fears for the protected region’s diverse ecosystem ...

Indonesian fishers face livelihood threat from ‘beautiful’ tourism project by Agus Mawan July 27, 2020   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2020 Copyright Conservation news

On a breezy afternoon, fishermen are preparing to set sail from a beach on the western coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island. Not far off, two excavators dredge earth from the coast as part of land reclamation project for a municipal development. For ...

US signs agreement to help Vietnam strengthen fisheries law enforcement by Toan Dao July 26, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), and the Vietnamese Agriculture Ministry’s Directorate of Fisheries (DFISH), have entered into a memorandum of understanding in order to strengthen Viet...

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