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Caribbean growing more vulnerable for tsunamis by Nick Merianos January 07, 2020   |  Source : Bay News  | Copyright : 1999-2019 Charter Communications

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck just off the southern coast of Puerto Rico early Monday morning causing extensive damage to structures, especially in the town of Guanica. While this particular earthquake did not trigger a tsunami it served as a reminder...

Trawlers should be banned from fishing within three miles of Scotland to boost fish stocks, campaigners say by Jamie Johnson January 06, 2020   |  Source : The Telegraph

Trawlers should be banned from fishing within three miles of Scotland in order to boost fish stocks, say campaigners. The Open Seas coalition, which includes angling bodies, ecotourism firms, scallop divers, coastal communities and salmon conservation ...

Cyprus' Paphos fishermen warn problems threatening livelihood by Katy Turner January 06, 2020   |  Source : Cyprus Mail  | Copyright : 2019 - Cyprus-mail.com

The problems both of professional fishermen and the lack of infrastructure at harbours in Paphos in Cyprus need immediate intervention, the association of Paphos Fishermen has stressed. According to Pafosnet, the fishermen have identified the most seri...

Global meet on marine ecosystems being held in India January 06, 2020   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2020, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Eminent marine scientists, oceanographers, fishery researchers and marine biotechnologists will assemble in Kochi, India, from January 7 to 10 to attend the third international symposium on marine ecosystems – challenges and opportunities. Organised ...

The plight of the old-fashioned fisherman on a changing ocean by PATRICIA FERNANDEZ January 06, 2020   |  Source : Goats and Soda  | Copyright : 2020 npr

Genaro Moreno Bonilla has been fishing off the coast of Coqui, Colombia, for 53 years. "I remember that I would paddle out in my canoe and propose to myself to catch 50 or 100 fish that day, and it happened," he says. Life was good. Colombia had a repu...

Mekong water level in northeastern Thailand drops to one meter January 06, 2020   |  Source : CTN News  | Copyright : 2019 CTN News - Chiangrai Times

Water levels on the Mekong River have dropped to about one meter in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Phanom. The rivers drop comes as the worst drought in 50 years continues to hit north and northeastern Thailand. Irrigation officials said ...

Fish meal and fish oil industries pose threat to the fishing sector in India by Haritha John January 03, 2020   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2020 Copyright Mongabay-India

Tonnes of fish caught through unsustainable fishing are being used by the fish meal and fish oil (FMFO) industries which supply feed to global aquaculture chains. These are wreaking havoc on fish stocks. The FMFO industry was considered a solace for fishe...

Fish products in European supermarkets connected to unsustainable fishing practices in India by Monica Evans January 03, 2020   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2020 Copyright Mongabay-India

Every year, billions of fish — almost one-fifth of the world’s annual wild catch — are dried, pressed and ground into oil and meal. The majority of this material is then fed to other fish and crustaceans: in 2016, 69 percent of fishmeal and 75 perce...

EU fishing agreements accused of contributing to overfishing in West Africa by Aaron Orlowski January 03, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

European fishing vessels in West Africa – and the access agreements that allow them to fish there – threaten to undermine food security for local coastal communities, according to a recent study. Fishing agreements between the European Union and We...

Vietnam's fisheries sector to focus on standardising production next year for higher value January 03, 2020   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : 2012 Viet Nam News

The fisheries sector in Vietnam in 2020 will focus on granting certification to brackish shrimp farms (tiger shrimp and white-leg shrimp), tra fish farms and aquaculture in cages, Director of the Directorate of Fisheries Trần Đình Luân said. In ad...

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