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The sting in the yellowtail: South Africa's small-scale fishers’ lost seasons after markets dry up under COVID lockdowns by Maia Nangle July 09, 2021   |  Source : Daily Maverick  | Copyright : Daily Maverick © All rights reserved

The geelstert (yellowtail) is a favourite, much-consumed fish in South African households, as well as an important source of annual income for small-scale fishing families and communities across the country. Fisherfolk nationwide, including from communiti...

Small-Scale Fishers’ Forum for the Mediterranean and Black Sea region on 7 July 2021 July 06, 2021   |  Source : FAO  | Copyright : FAO, 2021

The Small-Scale Fishers’ Forum or “SSF Forum” is a place for small-scale fishers and fish workers from the Mediterranean and Black Sea region to come together, share knowledge and exchange best practices to build capacity on common issues and jointl...

Three in isolation in New Zealand after fishermen test positive for COVID in Tasman Sea by Ben McKay July 06, 2021   |  Source : 7News.com.au

Three people in New Zealand are isolating and being tested for COVID-19 after two deep sea fishers returned positive results for the virus. The two mariners are currently on board a vessel in the Tasman Sea and have been deemed “low risk to public he...

Kenya: Lake Victoria fishermen's long wait for 470-km ring road by George Odiwuor July 06, 2021   |  Source : Daily Nation  | Copyright : 2021 AllAfrica

Sare Beach in Suba sub-county in Kenya is one of the most isolated fish landing sites on Lake Victoria in Homa Bay County. It is so remote that sometimes mobile phones develop network problems because of the long distances to the nearest telecommunicat...

Fishermen in Ghana's Aboadze-Abuesi comply with closed season directives July 06, 2021   |  Source : GNA  | Copyright : 1994 - 2021 GhanaWeb.

Fishermen in Aboadze-Abuesi, twin fishing communities in the Shama District of the Western Region, are complying with the closed fishing season directives by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development in collaboration with the Fisheries Commiss...

Passing on expertise to a new generation of fisḥers in Finland by Quentin Bates July 06, 2021   |  Source : FiskerForum  | Copyright : FiskerForum.com © 2004 - 2019

The Lapland FLAG has financed a fisheries recruitment and training project to rejuvenate the ageing fisheries sector in the area around the Lokka and Porttipahta reservoirs, bringing fourteen young fishers of both genders into the fishery. Like many ot...

Can China’s fishing villages make a comeback? by Wang Songzi July 06, 2021   |  Source : Sixth Tone  | Copyright : 2016~2021 Sixth Tone. All Rights Reserved.

On the 23rd day of the third month of China’s traditional calendar, people along the country’s southern coast celebrate the birthday of Mazu, the goddess of the sea. In Dongshui Port, on the southern island province of Hainan, villagers ring in the da...

Barbados fishermen relieved boats spared by Hurricane Elsa July 05, 2021   |  Source : NationNews  | Copyright : 1997 - 2021, Nation Publishing Co. Limited

Fishermen in Barbados breathed sighs of relief yesterday when they realised their vessels were spared the wrath of Hurricane Elsa on Friday. Those at both the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex and the Berinda Cox Fish Market in Oistins, Christ Church, said ...

Three mainland fishermen arrested off Sai Kung for illegal fishing in Hong Kong waters by rsbradbeer July 05, 2021   |  Source : Hong Kong Buzz  | Copyright : 2021 | MH Magazine

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) of Hong Kong yesterday (4/7) laid charges against three Mainland fishermen suspected of engaging in illegal fishing in Hong Kong waters near Basalt Island, Sai Kung. AFCD officers intercepte...

Environmentalist calls for fish farming in Uganda to ease pressure on Lake Victoria by David Ochieng Mbewa July 05, 2021   |  Source : CGTN  | Copyright : 2020 CGTN

The Ugandan government has been urged to encourage fishermen to take up fish farming as a way of reducing the amount of fish taken out of Lake Victoria and other water bodies. Everest Mugambwa Kizito, an environmentalist, made the appeal in light of th...

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