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Việt Nam sees success in removing fishing yellow card September 20, 2019   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : 2012 Viet Nam News

Việt Nam has implemented many solutions according to the European Commission (EC)’s nine recommendations to remove the yellow card warning on the country’s fishing industry. In November, the EC will come to Việt Nam for the second time to check an...

S. Korea named illegal fishing country by U.S. September 20, 2019   |  Source : Yonhap  | Copyright : Yonhap News Agency

The United States made a preliminary decision on Thursday (local time) to designate South Korea as a country that engages in illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, calling on Asia's fourth-largest economy to adopt tougher regulations. The ...

Thai fishing group lobbies government to relax reforms, leaving NGOs, retailers, and suppliers troubled by Madelyn Kearns September 20, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

A list of demands from the National Fishing Association of Thailand (NFAT) – shared with Thai government officials in a closed-door meeting – could “derail the reform of the country’s fisheries,” according to the Environmental Justice Foundation...

Typhoon Faxai dealt major blow to fisheries industry in Japan's Chiba Prefecture September 20, 2019   |  Source : Mainichi Japan  | Copyright : THE MAINICHI NEWSPAPERS. All rights reserved.

Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, on Sept. 8 and 9, dealt a serious blow to the local fisheries industry. Refrigerating facilities and fish farms stopped functioning because of power blackouts triggered by the typho...

First-ever estimate of commercial fishing gear lost in the world's oceans by Natalie Kikken, CSIRO September 20, 2019   |  Source : Phys.org  | Copyright : Phys.org 2003 - 2019 powered by Science X Network

Abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear or 'ghost gear' contributes substantially to global marine pollution responsible for wide-reaching environmental and socioeconomic impacts. Until now there has not been a clear global picture of the q...

Russia detains 161 North Korean fishermen September 19, 2019   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 2019 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.

Russia has detained 161 North Korean fishermen for fishing illegally in the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, the FSB security service said in a statement on Wednesday (Sept 18). The arrests came a day after the FSB said three Russian coastguar...

Thai Navy seize IUU boat off Phuket September 18, 2019   |  Source : The Phuket News  | Copyright : 2019 Class Act Media

An illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) boat with eight Thais on board has been seized in Thai waters off Phuket, Vice Admiral Ronnapop Karnjanapan of the Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command announced yesterday (Sept 15). V/Adm Ronnapop, wh...

Russia detains 2 N Korean vessels after border guards attacked September 18, 2019   |  Source : Reuters

Russian border guards have detained two North Korean boats in Russian territorial waters in the Sea of Japan after one of them attacked a Russian patrol, local media cited the Federal Security Service (FSB) as saying on Tuesday. A Russian border patrol...

US fishermen demand to be heard on offshore wind energy projects by Wayne Parry September 18, 2019   |  Source : Christian Science Monitor  | Copyright : The Christian Science Monitor

US fishermen insisted Monday to a congressional subcommittee looking at offshore wind energy that they be consulted when crucial decisions are being made on the development of such projects, including where they are located and the level of access to the ...

FAO launches 5-year programme to assist drought-drenched Namibia September 18, 2019   |  Source : reliefweb

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has launched the Namibia Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period 2019-2023. The CPF will guide FAO’s partnership with the government of Namibia for five years in the areas of agr...

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