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Pakistan university observes World Fisheries Day November 24, 2012   |  Source : Business Recorder  | Copyright : Business Recorder, 2012

The Faculty of Fisheries & Wildlife of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore in Pakistan observed the World Fisheries Day (21 November) on its Ravi Campus Pattoki in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission and British Council'...

California town builds 'tsunami-resistant' port November 24, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd.

It does not matter if the earth sways in Chile, Alaska or Japan, the formation of the sea floor along the US west coast generally aims any tsunami surges at the tiny California port town of Crescent City. Churning water rushes into the boat basin and t...

Thailand fishermen demand policy role November 23, 2012   |  Source : Bangkok Post  | Copyright : The Post Publishing PCL 1996-2012

Fishermen are demanding more say in the country's fishery policies ahead of a draft amendment of the Fishery Act. Sama-ae Jae Mudor, chairman of Fisherfolk Assembly of Thailand (FAT), said the amendment, which will replace the 1947 Fishery Act, should ...

Tanzania: Mwanza fishermen move to set up co-op society by Moses Matthew November 23, 2012   |  Source : Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)  | Copyright : 2012 Tanzania Daily News

Fishermen in Tanzania's Mwanza city are in final preparations to establish a Savings and Credit Co-operative Society (SACCOS) that would boost their business in the region. Interim chairperson of the Mwanza Regional Fisheries Primary Cooperative Societ...

Ireland fishermen to benefit as net ban to be lifted soon by JUDITH CROSBIE November 23, 2012   |  Source : The Irish Times  | Copyright : 2012 irishtimes.com

The European Parliament has paved the way to lift a ban on the use of traditional nets off the Donegal coast that was put in place due to concerns over cod stocks. MEPs overwhelmingly passed an initial vote to allow the use of gill and tangle nets, which ...

A new dawn for Europe’s artisanal fishers November 23, 2012   |  Source : fishnewseu.com  | Copyright : 2010 The Scottish White Fish Producers' Association

Small-scale and artisanal fishermen from nine European member States met recently to forge a common voice in support of their sector. Individuals and organisations from the UK, Poland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, c...

Protests mark World Fisheries Day in south Indian State of Tamil Nadu November 22, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Fishermen in the coastal districts of the southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu staged demonstrations to observe World Fisheries Day by protesting against the nuclear power plant at Kudankulam, which they claimed will affect their livelihood. In Tuticori...

Gaza's doctors, retailers and fishermen busy as truce holds by Derek Stoffel November 22, 2012   |  Source : CBC News  | Copyright : CBC 2012

Jamal Naman felt lost for the last eight days. With Israeli strikes from both the air and sea, he was unable to take his boat out and make a living. “While the war waged, I missed the sea,” he said, standing in the early morning sunshine at the por...

Whale worship a way of life for Vietnam fishermen November 22, 2012   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 2006 - 2012 Copyright FRANCE 24

At a colourful temple next to the turquoise sea off Ly Son Island, weather-beaten Vietnamese fishermen offer up their prayers to an unusual god -- "Ca Ong" or Mr Whale. Before setting sail on a month-long voyage, Nguyen Hoang Loi makes a pilgrimage to ...

‘Dams destroying fisheries and livelihoods’ by Yogesh Pawar November 21, 2012   |  Source : DNA  | Copyright : 2012 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd.

On the eve of World Fisheries Day, twenty groups, eminent scientists and a member of National Board of Wildlife and National Tiger Conservation Authority have sent a letter to the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests and its expert appraisal committe...

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