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FAO, Italian research panel to cooperate on fisheries November 19, 2019   |  Source : IANS

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation and Italy''s National Research Council (CNR) have agreed to strengthen their collaboration on iMarine, a cloud-based community platform to help improve fisheries management, FAO said in a statement on M...

PNG court sentences five Indonesian fishermen to five years in jail November 19, 2019   |  Source : Antara  | Copyright : www.antaranews.com Copyright © 2019

The Vanimo Court in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has ordered five Indonesian fishermen to serve a five-year prison sentence or dole out a fine of 14 thousand kinas (Rp63 million) each for various charges. The sentence took effect as of Monday (Nov 11), Indon...

Guam fishermen say 'Yamaha fleet' is wiping out fish by John O'Connor November 19, 2019   |  Source : The Guam Daily Post  | Copyright : www.PostGuam.com

There is a fleet of about a dozen outboard motorboats infamous in the local fishing community in Guam. "It's known as the Yamaha fleet," Sen. Clynt Ridgell told The Guam Daily Post. "My understanding from numerous discussions with various members o...

Zambia fishermen engulfed by Lake Kariba by Derrick Silimina November 19, 2019   |  Source : D+C

Fishermen who depend for their livelihoods on Zambia’s Lake Kariba are increasingly drowning in the lake, victims of fierce storms that are likely related to climate change. Early this month, in the latest instance of a series of tragic accidents, two ...

Pact Malawi awarded $12 mn to restore biodiversity in Lake Malawi by Fostina Mkandawire November 19, 2019   |  Source : Malawi News Agency  | Copyright : 2019 AllAfrica

Pact Malawi has been awarded a grant of $12 million to implement a project called 'Restoring Fisheries and Sustainable Livelihoods in Lake Malawi' (REFRESH) by USAID to be implemented from 2019 to 2024. Speaking during a startup workshop for the projec...

Sustainable fishing staying afloat in developed world, sinking in poorer regions November 19, 2019   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

More people than ever rely on fisheries and aquaculture for food, and income, but the seafood industry is facing a “dangerous” sustainability divide when comparing trends in the developed world versus those in poorer regions, the Food and Agriculture ...

Japan's marine eco-label likely to be made international standard by The Japan News November 14, 2019   |  Source : https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Japan-s-marine-eco-label-likely-to-be-made-14825349.php

Japan's certification system for protecting marine resources, called Marine Eco-Label Japan (MEL), is expected to be approved as an international standard by the end of this year, government sources said. With eco-conscious Western nations in mind, Jap...

18 fishermen arrested in Ghana for illegal fishing November 14, 2019   |  Source : GhanaWeb  | Copyright : 1994 - 2019 GhanaWeb. All rights reserved.

A total of 18 fishermen, including a Chinese, have been arrested in a dawn swoop for allegedly engaging in illegal fishing. The operation was conducted by the Eastern Naval Command in Tema at high seas on Saturday around Prampram, Teshie, Nungua, and T...

Nigeria's Itsekiri coastal communities tackle Oil Coy over neglect by Kenneth Orusi November 14, 2019   |  Source : The Nigerian Voice  | Copyright : 2005-2019 Nigerian Voice

Concerned Itsekiri coastal communities of Warri North and Warri South West in Nigeria have cried out to the Delta State Government to prevail on Express Petroleum and Gas Company Limited and its Technical Partner, Conoco Phillip Energy to stop neglecting ...

Sundarbans protect coastal areas from Cyclone Bulbul: Why mangroves are key to climate resilience by Shiv Nalapat November 14, 2019   |  Source : MirrorNowNews  | Copyright : Bennett Coleman & Company Limited

On Monday, it was reported that Cyclone Bulbul had claimed the lives of 20, with over two million being displaced from their homes, and forced to spend the night in storm shelters along the coast of India and Bangladesh. Torrential downpour and menacing w...

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