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Report of ICSF workshop on women fish vendors in Mumbai released April 29, 2013   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : 2013 ICSF

SAMUDRA EXCLUSIVE

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) has just released the report of a workshop that discussed a study titled “Women Fish Vendors in Mumbai” to document the current situation and challenges facing women fish vendors in Mumbai...

High gas prices affecting Jamaican fishermen by RENAE DIXON April 29, 2013   |  Source : Jamaica Observer  | Copyright : 2000-2001 Jamaica Observer

Fishermen in St Mary, Jamaica, are finding it difficult to make their usual frequent trips to sea given the soaring gas prices coupled with the harsh economic times. As the number of fishermen at the Pagee Fisherman's Beach increases with more young pe...

Saving Lake Victoria: fishermen speak out April 29, 2013   |  Source : New Vision  | Copyright : 2012 Newvision

Until World Environment Day, June 5, in a campaign, Save Lake Victoria, Vision Group media platforms are running investigative articles, programmes and commentaries highlighting the irresponsible human activities threatening the world’s largest fresh wa...

Nova Scotia announces Mariner's Day to commemorate fishermen April 29, 2013   |  Source : CTV Atlantic  | Copyright : 2013 Bell Media

The Nova Scotia government is introducing legislation to set aside a special day in honour of residents who make a living at sea. Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Sterling Belliveau announced the Mariner’s Day Act today while speaking at the Mariti...

Egypt's Kafr El-Sheikh fishermen block international highway Monday April 29, 2013   |  Source : Ahram Online  | Copyright : 2010 Ahram Online

Hundreds of fishermen from the village of Burulus in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate, located on the northern coast of Egypt, blocked on Monday afternoon the International Mediteranean Highway with burning tyres, protesting that their fishing licenses had not ...

High time for safety sea change in Canada's fishery April 29, 2013   |  Source : The Chronicle Herald  | Copyright : The Chronicle Herald

As Nova Scotians gathered Sunday to honour workers who have died on the job, many of them were remembering fishermen who never returned home. Of the 11 workplace fatalities in the province so far this year, seven have been fishermen. In the last fiv...

Spanish govt promises Canary islands support for bluefin tuna fishery by Analia Murias April 29, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The head of the Secretariat General of Fisheries expressed the Spanish government's commitment to take the necessary legislative changes for the Canarian fishery to be a fishery targeting bluefin tuna, within the corresponding quotas, to the European Unio...

Fiji’s albacore gets into European markets April 29, 2013   |  Source : Islands Business  | Copyright : Islands Business International

Marine Stewardship Council certification has landed Fiji Albacore Tuna on the European stage: In a world-first, international seafood supplier Anova Seafood brings the first MSC labeled tuna from Fiji to Europe. Anova formally launched their Fiji Albac...

Demand for arrest of Coast Guard captain for fleeing after collision with Goan trawler by Gauree Malkarnekar April 28, 2013   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2013 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Rajya Sabha member from Goa Shantaram Naik has written a letter to union defense minister A K Anthony calling for the immediate suspension from service of the captain of the vessel 'ICGS Vaibhav' belonging to Indian Coast Guard, which collided with a fish...

Day of Mourning in Canada honours workers hurt or killed on job by ALY THOMPSON April 28, 2013   |  Source : CP

More than three years ago, Paulette Raymond’s younger brother went to work at a Halifax-area container terminal and never came home. “I miss him every single day of my life,” said Raymond on Sunday of 45-year-old Tommy Raymond, who died after bei...

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