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Coronavirus shutters Southeast Alaska geoduck clam fishery by Eric Stone February 18, 2020   |  Source : Alaska's Energy Desk - Ketchikan  | Copyright : Alaska Public Media 2019. All rights reserved.

It’s a weird-looking animal, the geoduck clam. It looks a little like a regular, everyday steamer clam — but much bigger. “It’s two and a half to three pounds in weight and then the neck on it — it can be up to a three foot long neck,” Phil...

NGO distributes face masks to migrants in Taiwan's Yilan fishing ports by William Yen February 18, 2020   |  Source : CNA  | Copyright : Central News Agency

An NGO that helps migrant workers distributed more than 1,000 medical grade face masks to migrant fishermen in the fishing county of Yilan on Saturday in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Members of the Migrant Worker...

Hotpot restaurants fall victim to coronavirus fears in Hong Kong February 13, 2020   |  Source : CNA  | Copyright : Mediacorp 2020. Mediacorp Pte Ltd. All rights reserved.

Hotpot has become the latest casualty of the coronavirus outbreak after 10 members of a family in Hong Kong became infected after sharing the dish, a much-loved favourite during winter. A hotpot - also known as a steamboat - is a bubbling cauldron of s...

Shrimp expo in Vietnam postponed due to coronavirus by Toan Dao February 13, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

A government-sponsored exhibition that was previously planned to take place in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta in March has been rescheduled to June in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The Vietshrimp Aquaculture International Fair 2020, sponsored by Viet...

Global economic growth will take big hit due to loss of nature: WWF by Phillip Inman and Fiona Harvey February 13, 2020   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

Loss of nature will wipe £368bn a year off global economic growth by 2050 and the UK will be the third-worst hit, with a £16bn annual loss, according to a study by the World Wildlife Fund. Without urgent action to protect nature, the environmental ch...

"Wild vs. farmed" debate hurts seafood sales, GAA panel agrees by Sam Hill February 13, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

With both aquaculture standards and fisheries management practices improving steadily, panelists at a roundtable discussion hosted by the Global Aquaculture Alliance said it is time for the seafood industry to call a cease-fire in the “wild versus farme...

Asia-Pacific region needs better data to assure SDG progress in agriculture and food security systems – UN FAO February 12, 2020   |  Source : reliefweb

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today called for an acceleration in improvements to agriclturural data gathering and monitoring to ensure the targets set out in the Sustainable Development Goals are accurately reported in...

Consolidation and climate change threaten U.S. fisheries, say FERN panelists by Leah Douglas February 12, 2020   |  Source : FERN  | Copyright : 2019 Food & Environment Reporting Network, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

While overfishing no longer threatens U.S. fisheries, other pressing sustainability issues, such as finfish aquaculture and consolidation, top the list of concerns among fishers and fisheries experts, according to panelists who spoke at FERN Talks and Eat...

Fishing: EU countries seek tough stance on access to UK waters by Jennifer Rankin February 07, 2020   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

European countries that fish in British waters are pushing for a tougher stance to protect their fishing crews before trade talks with the UK. Western coastal states made the call at a meeting of European Union ambassadors in Brussels on Wednesday even...

Fisheries in Sabah, Malaysia, affected by coronavirus outbreak February 07, 2020   |  Source : Daily Express  | Copyright : 1997 - 2020 Sabah Publishing House Sdn. Bhd.

Sabah's fishery industry which exports particularly groupers to Hong Kong has been affected to a certain extent by the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, said State Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Datuk Junz Wong. However, the impact on agricu...

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