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CITES conference to strengthen wildlife trade rules for fisheries, timber, exotic pets, elephants and more August 07, 2019   |  Source : CITES

The 183 Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will adopt decisions and resolutions to expand and further strengthen the global wildlife trade regime at CITES’ triennial World Wildlife Conf...

Ships and aircraft on high alert as deep depression forms in Bay of Bengal, fishermen cautioned by Ananya Das August 07, 2019   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2019 ZEE MEDIA CORPORATION LTD (AN ESSEL GROUP COMPANY), ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

The Indian Coast Guard Headquarters in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Wednesday issued an advisory to the fishermen for not venturing into the sea, after the depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression. The Ministry of Earth Science h...

Stranded Thai fishermen to be flown home from Africa August 07, 2019   |  Source : Bangkok Post  | Copyright : 1996 - 2019 Bangkok Post Public Company Limited

The Foreign Ministry of Thailand says a flight has been booked for this week to bring home a Thai fishing crew abandoned on a vessel in the sea off Somalia, on the Horn of Africa. Busadee Santipitaks, spokesperson of the ministry, said Somali authoriti...

Indonesian oil company prepares 45 boats to handle oil spill August 07, 2019   |  Source : TEMPO  | Copyright : Tempo Media Group

Pertamina Hulu Energi Offshore North West Java (PHE ONWJ) has prepared 45 ships to deal with the oil spills in Karawang waters, West Java. The oil spill was caused by a leak in PHE's offshore oil and gas platform in July. PHE ONWJ and a team of intern...

Vietnam's Da Nang city aims to become sea-based economic hub August 07, 2019   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : Copyright, VietnamPlus, Vietnam News Agency (VNA)

As a coastal city in Vietnam with considerable sea-related advantages, Da Nang is carrying out an action programme to boost development of blue economy, targeting to turn itself into sea-based economic hub in the future. The move is part of the city’...

In Bangladesh, a dramatic rise in fish production has come with steep ecological costs by Mohammad Arju August 07, 2019   |  Source : Scroll.in

On a Monday evening, Delowar Jahan’s modest shop was overflowing with fresh produce that arrived early in the day. In a middle-class Dhaka neighbourhood, this tiny outlet of a farmers’ collective does not have to compete with supermarkets and other gr...

Illegal fishing gear seized in Cambodia's Tonle Sap lake crackdowns by Ly Livsier August 07, 2019   |  Source : Khmer Times  | Copyright : 2019 Khmer Times

Kampong Chhnang provincial fisheries administration officials in Cambodia on Monday seized 1,580 metres of fishing nets, 900 wooden poles, 47 fishing traps and 100 kilograms of fish during a crackdown on illegal fishing along Tonle Sap lake. Ly La, pro...

Five Vietnamese fishermen fined RM530,000 for fishing illegally in Malaysian waters by Cynthia D Baga August 07, 2019   |  Source : Daily Express  | Copyright : 1997 - 2019 Sabah Publishing House Sdn. Bhd.

Five Vietnamese were fined a total of RM530,000 for fishing illegally in Malaysian waters. The five were skipper Truong Thanh, 30, crew Phi Van Tan, 37, Nguyen Van My, 29, Nguyen Van Dat, 30 and Nguyen Van Vinh, 30, who pleaded guilty before Sessions C...

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations August 06, 2019   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : UNITED NATIONS

A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future li...

Senegal pole and line tuna fishery improvement project launched by Rachael Harper August 06, 2019   |  Source : New Food Magazine  | Copyright : Russell Publishing Limited, 2010-2019. All rights reserved.

With an aim to improve the practices of ten pole and line tuna fishing vessels sailing from Dakar, Senegal, the Pole and Line Tuna Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) in Senegal has been launched. The FIP is designed to drive the fishery towards the Mari...

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