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Indian fishworkers union plans January 21 as national protest day December 11, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu

India's National Fishworkers’ Forum will observe January 21, 2013, as the national day of protest against the commissioning of Kundankulam nuclear plant. Organisations affiliated to the NFF will strike work, and stage demonstrations across the coastal a...

Deadly Caribbean tsunami risk is overlooked, geologists say by Becky Oskin December 11, 2012   |  Source : OurAmazingPlane  | Copyright : © 2012 NBCNews.com

Deadly tsunamis threaten Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the rest of the Caribbean and are an overlooked hazard in the region, geologists reported at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union here last week. The Caribbean's beautiful tro...

24 Chinese fishermen appear in court after clash with S.Korean coast guard by Hao Zhou December 11, 2012   |  Source : Global Times  | Copyright : 2012 by The Global Times

A group of 24 Chinese fishermen who allegedly engaged in illegal fishing in South Korean waters and resisted a South Korean Coast Guard inspection appeared in court on Monday. The clash occurred in waters near the South Korean port city of Incheon on N...

India, Indonesia to cooperate on fisheries December 11, 2012   |  Source : IANS  | Copyright : 2011 NEWS TRACK India

India and Indonesia have agreed to cooperate in the fisheries sector, particularly in processing, marketing and research and development. The first meeting of the India-Indonesia Joint Technical Committee on Fisheries Cooperation was held here. The ...

313 fishermen still missing in the Philippines December 10, 2012   |  Source : Rappler  | Copyright : Rappler.com

The government has deployed at least 5 vessels to locate and recover the 313 fishermen who went missing last week in Mati, Davao Oriental, at the height of Typhoon "Pablo." Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said 20 fishermen had been rescued while ...

Iraq appeals sentence awarded by Kuwait to fishermen by A. Saleh December 09, 2012   |  Source : Kuwait Times  | Copyright : 2012, Kuwait Times

The Iraqi government contacted a Kuwaiti law firm in order to defend four Iraqi fishermen sentenced recently for killing a Kuwaiti coastguard, a senior Iraqi official said yesterday. “The Iraqi Foreign Ministry coordinated with [Iraq’s] Ministry of Ju...

Hundreds of fishermen missing in wake of Philippine typhoon that killed more than 600 December 09, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 The Associated Press

The number of people missing after a typhoon devastated parts of the southern Philippines jumped to nearly 900 after families and fishing companies reported losing contact with more than 300 fishermen at sea, officials said Sunday. The fishermen from s...

Sales of fish increase in Pakistan by Shoaib-ur-Rehman Siddiqui December 09, 2012   |  Source : Business Recorder/APP  | Copyright : APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2010

Sale of fish has increased manifold in Pakistan's twin cities with the advent of winter season and Khanpur Dam is the major source of fish for Isloites and residents of Rawalpindi. There are various restaurants in Islamabad that offer delicately prepar...

Sustainable fishing creates jobs by Kerry Coughlin December 09, 2012   |  Source : The Seattle Times  | Copyright : 2012 The Seattle Times Company

The health aspects of eating fish are widely known. Less recognized are its ties to the health of the American job market. With the unemployment rate hovering just below 8 percent and signs of job growth modest at best, one sector with a promising empl...

Canada's salmon fishing not affecting orcas' health: report December 08, 2012   |  Source : The Canadian Press  | Copyright : 2012 BellMedia

Don't blame salmon fishermen for the plight of some endangered killer whales off the Pacific coast, says a newly released report. After three international conferences and nearly 15 months of reflection, members of a joint Canada-U.S. panel studying So...

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