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Russian boat was illegally seized by North Korea: Russian fishing agency July 25, 2019   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2019 Reuters. All Rights Reserved.

Russia’s state fishing agency said on Wednesday that a Russian vessel held by North Korean border guards had not been in North Korean waters when it was detained and that Pyongyang’s action had been illegal, the RIA news agency reported. North Kore...

US Supreme Court grants permission to appeal to Nigerian Communities in their fight against Shell by Leigh Day July 25, 2019   |  Source : Lexology  | Copyright : 2006 - 2019 Globe Business Media Group

Lawyers representing 40,000 Nigerian farmers and fisherman from two communities in the Niger Delta, have been given permission to take their legal claim against the oil giant Shell to the UK Supreme Court. The decision will allow the two communities f...

Brussels enacts emergency ban to protect Baltic cod by Jason Holland July 25, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

Emergency measures to save the ailing eastern Baltic cod stock from impending collapse have been announced by the European Commission. With immediate effect, commercial fishing for cod is banned in most of the Baltic Sea until 31 December, 2019. The ba...

SAIMI and FADI empower Eastern and Western Cape subsistence fishers in South Africa July 25, 2019   |  Source : R News  | Copyright : 2018 RNEWS

Entrepreneurship training is bringing a ray of hope to subsistence fishing communities in marginalised coastal areas of the Eastern and Western Cape of South Africa, equipping them with the business skills to better operate in the fishing sector as well a...

Malaysian fishermen, boat owners gather at Indonesian embassy to protest boat seizures by Justin Zack July 24, 2019   |  Source : The Star  | Copyright : 1995- Star Media Group Berhad

Fishermen and boat owners have gathered at the Indonesian embassy here to hand over a memorandum protesting the seizure of Malaysian vessels by the Indonesian government. The group said that the boats were seized in Malaysian waters or in disputed grey...

Emergency guidelines issued for all fishermen in Sri Lanka as the bad weather continues July 24, 2019   |  Source : ColomboPage News Desk  | Copyright : 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

Sri Lanka's State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Wedaarachchi said since the Department of Meteorology had issued a warning that inclement weather will continue until the 24th, steps have been taken to issue a set of guideli...

Bangladesh fishermen resume fishing in Bay of Bengal July 24, 2019   |  Source : New Age  | Copyright : 2019 Media New Age Limited or its affiliated companies

Fishermen in Khulna and other southeastern districts of Bangladesh are ready to begin fishing amid festivity from Tuesday night after the 65-day fishing ban in the Bay of Bengal ended on Tuesday. The ministry of fisheries and livestock imposed the ban ...

Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29, earliest date ever July 24, 2019   |  Source : PRNewswire  | Copyright : 2019 Longview News-Journal, 320 E. Methvin St. Longview, TX

On July 29, Earth Overshoot Day (EOD), humanity will have used nature's resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint. EOD has moved up ...

International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem: Why and how we need to save mangroves by Sheila Wertz-Kanounnikof July 24, 2019   |  Source : IISD  | Copyright : 1990-2019, IISD.

Amid growing concern over deforestation, there is relatively little awareness of one of the more alarming aspects of this trend – the decline of the world’s mangroves. Mangroves are among the wonders of our natural world. They are unique, land-and-...

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