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South Korean distant-water fisheries: Illegal, unreported, unregulated – and tarnished by human rights abuses May 01, 2013   |  Source : Scoop  | Copyright : Scoop Media

South Korea is one of the leading distant water fishing powers, with 359 vessels operating in all oceans of the world. In recent years, many cases of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities and human right abuses have been reported, e...

Nigerians encouraged to invest in aquaculture May 01, 2013   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 2000 - 2012. 5m Publishing

With better opportunities in the Nigerian aquaculture industry through improved market integration, small and large scale entrepreneurs are being encouraged to invest. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mrs Ib...

FAO assists community aquaculture development in Tonga May 01, 2013   |  Source : Islands Business  | Copyright : Islands Business International

Development of community-based milkfish farming in Tonga will be given a boost through a project under the FAO Technical Cooperation Programme. The project will work on Nomuka Island and Tonga’tapu and it has a total budget of USD231,000. The proj...

Fisheries, livestock subsidies in Tanzania as high as for farming - ministry May 01, 2013   |  Source : IPPmedia  | Copyright : ippmedia.com © 1998-2013

Under an agreement with the East African Common Market the government has been, since 2007/08, issuing subsidies to fisheries to the tune of 5 percent tax relief on fishing boat engines, zero rating tax on imported raw materials used to manufacture fishin...

European NGOs concerned over Common Fisheries Policy negotiations May 01, 2013   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2013

A statement from European civil society and conservation groups has said that they are concerned about the threat of delays or the possible collapse of negotiations on the EU fisheries reform. This is following a meeting with Irish fisheries minister a...

East Sussex fishermen protest outside High Court over fishing quotas May 01, 2013   |  Source : Hastings and St. Leonards Observer  | Copyright : 2013 Johnston Publishing Ltd.

Eastbourne and Hastings fishermen were this morning heading for the High Court in London in a row over fishing quotas. The group of small-boat fishermen are joining the government in an unprecedented court battle with Britain’s most powerful fishing ...

Overfished stocks can recover May 01, 2013   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2013

A study by marine scientists at Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey, USA, has revealed that species of fish that have been overfished can recover to healthy levels if fisheries managers put effective limits on the catch. Scientists had previous...

BP's $340 million will restore 4 barrier islands, build 2 fisheries labs by Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com April 30, 2013   |  Source : The Times-Picayune  | Copyright : 2013 NOLA Media Group

Louisiana will receive $340 million from BP in early Natural Resource Damage Assessment money for four projects to restore barrier islands and to finance two coastal science centers, Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Tuesday in a news conference in Jean Lafitte...

The superglue inspired by world's stickiest fish - which can hold up to 230 times its own bodyweight by Victoria Woollaston April 30, 2013   |  Source : Daily Mail  | Copyright : Associated Newspapers Ltd

The world's stickiest fish, with an adhesive force up to 230 times its bodyweight, is set to inspire a new household superglue, according to researchers in North Carolina. The small Northern Clingfish is found in the Pacific, off the north west coast ...

'Peru does not respect horse mackerel fishing allocated volumes,' warns Chile's National Fisheries Society by Analia Murias April 29, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The sharp decline in horse mackerel catches worries the Chilean fishing industry, who claims that this situation is due in part to the overexploitation of this resource by Peruvian fishermen. The president of the National Fisheries Society (Sonapesca),...

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