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Fisheries minister says Japan will never stop hunting whales “it’s part of our culture” February 27, 2013   |  Source : MercoPress  | Copyright : 1997 - 2013, MercoPress

“I don't think there will be any kind of an end for whaling by Japan,” Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi told French news agency AFP. Hayashi, who took the ministerial post overseeing the country's whaling programs in D...

Papua New Guinea’s fisheries boom February 27, 2013   |  Source : Islands Business  | Copyright : Islands Business International

The northern coast of Papua New Guinea is experiencing a boom in investment from international companies looking to process fish onshore. Samantha Magick examines why. Around 18% of the world’s total tuna stock is found in PNG’s 2.5 million square ...

Interpol initiative aims to batter fisheries crime February 26, 2013   |  Source : BusinessGreen  | Copyright : Incisive Media Investments Limited 2013

A new international initiative to crack down on illegal fishing practices is set to be launched later today. Interpol's Project SCALE is designed to help authorities combat illegal fishing activities estimated to be worth between $10bn and $23bn a year...

Nepal’s Insurance board to introduce fisheries insurance February 26, 2013   |  Source : Business Insurance  | Copyright : 2013. Crain Communications, Inc.

The Insurance Board of Nepal has finalized a fisheries insurance policy that requires all nonlife insurers to provide coverage to fish grown in ponds of at least 200 square meters. The policy does not permit insurers to collect more than 2% of the sum ...

Pampanga fishermen to receive help from Philippines provincial government, BFAR by Joey Pavia February 26, 2013   |  Source : Business Mirror  | Copyright : 2013 BusinessMirror

The Pampanga provincial government in the Philippines on Tuesday assured more than 600 fishermen from the towns of Lubao and Sasmuan that it will assist them and that they would benefit from the province’s livelihood programs. In a consultative meeti...

Albacore at centre of Honolulu fisheries talks February 26, 2013   |  Source : RNZI  | Copyright : Radio New Zealand International

The management of the American Samoa albacore fishery will be a key topic when the Scientific and Statistical Committee that advises the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council meets in Honolulu from tomorrow. The committee is to discuss management ...

Chilean city reborn after 2010 quake and tsunami February 26, 2013   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : People's Daily

The 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami that hit the coast of central Chile in the pre-dawn hours of Feb. 27, 2010, has left swaths of death and destruction in the city of Constitucion, but three years on, its future looks promising. Home to 4...

CCTV trial keeps an eye on European fishermen February 26, 2013   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : BBC © 2013

The EU Council of Ministers is due to vote on plans to restrict discarded fish, caught by accident, in a bid to protect stocks across Europe's fishing grounds. Spy-in-the-wheelhouse CCTV cameras trialled in the UK are said to have cut cod discards from...

Pilot whales beached in southern Chile by fishermen by Bruce Totolos February 26, 2013   |  Source : FrenchTribune  | Copyright : 2010 FrenchTribune - Tribune Online Services

Fishermen in southern Chile's Strait of Magellan have discovered around 50 beached channel whales. These whales are short-finned ones and they have been found locking onto the dry land of a beach about 105 kilometres south of Punta Arenas. As said by f...

Unsustainable fishing practices dwindles Ghana’s fish catch – USAID February 26, 2013   |  Source : Vibe Ghana  | Copyright : VibeGhana.com

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