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Penang denies neglecting fishermen in Penang South Reclamation project, says deputy CM September 14, 2020   |  Source : Malay Mail  | Copyright : 2020, Malay Mail, All Rights Reserved.

The Penang state government has denied neglecting fishermen in the implementation of the mega Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project Penang Deputy Chief Minister 1, Datuk Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman said PSR is a project which would be implemented to...

US Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Hawaii September 14, 2020   |  Source : Marex  | Copyright : 2020 The Maritime Executive, LLC. All rights reserved.

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a fisherman who went missing Wednesday about 300 miles to the east of Hawaii. At 0630 hours on Wednesday, Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received a call from the fishing vessel St. Marie Ann...

Catfish Killas fighting to save New Zealand's native fish by Cleo Fraser September 14, 2020   |  Source : newshub

Whiskered introduced species, catfish, have taken over and they're killing New Zealand's native fish species. Wiremu Anaru and his team from Te Arawa Lake Trusts are on the case - they're known as the Catfish Killas. Since 2016 the group has hauled up...

How bushfires and rain turned Australia's waterways into ‘cake mix’, and what we can do about it by Paul McInerney, Anu Kumar, Gavin Rees, Klaus Joehnk, Tapas Kumar Biswas September 14, 2020   |  Source : DTE  | Copyright : Down To Earth 2019

As the world watched the Black Summer bushfires in horror, we warned that when it did finally rain, our aquatic ecosystems would be devastated. Following bushfires, rainfall can wash huge volumes of ash and debris from burnt vegetation and exposed soil...

Filipino fisherman gets life for 8 deaths aboard Taiwanese vessel by Wang Shwu-fen and Ko Lin September 09, 2020   |  Source : CNA

A Filipino fisherman involved in a killing spree that led to the death of eight crew members aboard a Taiwanese fishing vessel early last year was given life imprisonment on Tuesday. Aurelio Arafiles Fronda was convicted of homicide, attempted murder a...

Stronger measures needed to combat IUU fishing: Vietnam Deputy PM September 09, 2020   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : Copyright, VietnamPlus, Vietnam News Agency (VNA).

Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung urged stronger and more drastic and appropriate measures to early complete all recommendations by the European Commission (EC) so as to remove its yellow card warning over illegal, unreported, and unregulate...

New York City residents document sea-level rise in coastal neighborhoods September 09, 2020   |  Source : Yale  | Copyright : 2020 Yale Climate Connections

Many of New York City’s coastal residents are plagued by flooding – during storms and on sunny days. “There are certain times of the year associated with the new and full moons where it brings higher-than-normal high tides. And with that, those t...

2 women killed, 1 child missing, after trawler collision in Bangladesh's Naf River September 09, 2020   |  Source : The Daily Star  | Copyright : 2020 / thedailystar.net

Two women have been killed, seven other people injured and a child has gone missing after a head-on collision between a speedboat and a fishing trawler on the Teknaf-Saint Martin's Island route in Bangladesh this afternoon. The victims were identified ...

Plunged into despair: How Israel's policy affects Gazan families that depend on fishing for a living September 09, 2020   |  Source : B'Tselem

On 12 August 2020, Israel reduced southern Gaza’s fishing range from 15 to eight nautical miles, officially because explosive-laden balloons had been launched from Gaza into Israel. On 16 August 2020, Israel banned access to the Gaza sea, and on 2 Septe...

Fishing industry in Kenya bears brunt of pandemic by Jael Mboga September 09, 2020   |  Source : The Standard  | Copyright : © 2020 Standard Group PLC

As the coronavirus infection curve in Kenya seems to be flattening, the impact on food and agriculture is still ever-present, especially in the fishing and aquaculture industry. The Food and Agriculture Organisation has stated that the pandemic has cre...

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