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Israel detains Gaza fishermen for sailing too far out to sea November 28, 2012   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

Israel's navy detained a group of Gaza fishermen on Wednesday, saying they had gone beyond a recently expanded fishing zone off the Israeli-blockaded Palestinian enclave. Fishermen on two boats were detained and taken to Israel's Mediterranean port of ...

US online marketplace connects fishermen and customers by Nikki Buskey November 28, 2012   |  Source : Daily Comet  | Copyright : 2012 DailyComet.com

Local fishermen have a new way to reach out to customers using an online marketplace where fishermen can advertise their daily specials and fresh catches. LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant have partnered to launch the LaTer Direct Seafood online mar...

EU to prioritise aquaculture in the budgets, says Fisheries Commissioner by Analia Murias November 27, 2012   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2012 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The Commissioner of Fisheries of the European Union (EU), Maria Damanaki, ensures the EU executive will priorise aquaculture in its future budgets to leverage the growth of this sector with great prospects to create jobs. "We need to boost the sector s...

UN climate talks start in Doha by Juliet Eilperin November 27, 2012   |  Source : Washington Post  | Copyright : 1996-2012 The Washington Post

Modest expectations marked the start of U.N. climate talks Monday, as negotiators and experts all warned that the two-week session would only lay the groundwork for a potentially ambitious global-warming pact by the end of the decade. This is “a tran...

Greenland sharks caught by fishing gear a concern, says researcher November 27, 2012   |  Source : CBC News  | Copyright : CBC 2012

There are concerns that bycatch of Greenland sharks by Nunavut’s turbot fishing industry could affect the future of the species, of which little is known. A fisherman from Newfoundland was charged Aug. 8 by a Department of Fisheries and Oceans office...

Pollution chases, besieges, kills aquaculture in Vietnam by Thu Uyen November 26, 2012   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : VIETNAMNET Bridge

Farming barnacles and fishes in cages has been feeding thousands of households in the Long Son commune in Vung Tau City of Ba Ria–Vung Tau province in Vietnam. However, the aquaculture has been attacked by the serious pollution caused by the processi...

Maldives pole-and-line skipjack tuna achieves MSC certification November 26, 2012   |  Source : MSC

The Maldives pole-and-line skipjack fishery has today been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. This follows independent assessment against the MSC’s rigorous environmental standard. Skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) from members of the ...

Death for Iraqi fisherman for killing Kuwaiti coast guard November 25, 2012   |  Source : Arab Times  | Copyright : 2012 Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

A Kuwait criminal court on Sunday sentenced an Iraqi fisherman to death for killing a Kuwaiti coast guard in a January 2011 shootout. Taha Mahmud Sabhan was handed the sentence for the death of Abdulrahman Al-Enezi after the Iraqi fishing vessel crosse...

21 North Sumatra fishermen reportedly arrested by Malaysian authorities by Apriadi Gunawan November 24, 2012   |  Source : The Jakarta Post  | Copyright : PT. Bina Media Tenggara © 2012

Twenty-one traditional fishermen from Langkat and Deli Serdang regencies in Indonesia's North Sumatra, have reportedly been arrested by Malaysian authorities for illegally fishing on the wrong side of the Indonesian-Malaysian sea border. The fishermen ...

European artisanal fishermen's declaration November 24, 2012   |  Source : Teatro Naturale International  | Copyright : Teatro Naturale International

Small-scale fishermen from across Europe are joining forces to put sustainable, artisanal and low-impact fishing at the heart of the on-going reform of European Union (EU) Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). Delegates from across the continent, representing do...

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