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Preserving marine ecosystems and local ways of life by Sheila Foran August 06, 2012   |  Source : UConn  | Copyright : University of Connecticut

Robert Pomeroy is as much at home in small fishing villages in Southeast Asia as he is in his office overlooking Long Island Sound at UConn’s Avery Point campus. Pomeroy, professor of agricultural and resource economics and Connecticut Sea Grant Prog...

California salmon harvests are up August 06, 2012   |  Source : Business Wire  | Copyright : 2012 MarketWatch, Inc.

Salmon fishermen are reporting increased landings of California king salmon with the population rebounding from the low numbers seen since 2007. According to Aaron Newman, Chairman of the California Salmon Council, "the salmon are finally back in larger n...

Uganda govt eyes cage culture to boost fish stocks August 05, 2012   |  Source : Observer  | Copyright : 2012 Observer Media Ltd.

The National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI) researching about fish farming in Uganda’s major lakes. Cage culture, the practice of farming fish in large waters, in box-shaped structures, is an alternative the Ugandan government is pu...

Destructive nets pose threat to Pakistan's export sector by ANWAR KHAN August 05, 2012   |  Source : Business Recorder  | Copyright : Business Recorder.

Over 2,000 boats continue trawling with destructive nets raising alarms for the country's 300-million dollars fisheries exporting sector, experts said on Saturday. Pakistan exported 124,489 tons of seafood amounting 315.525 million dollars in the last fis...

Small-scale fisherfolk in Rio de Janeiro – a vanishing species by Mario Osava August 03, 2012   |  Source : IPS  | Copyright : 2012 IPS-Inter Press Service

“My sons will be anything, but never fishermen,” said 32-year-old Maicon Alexandre, the youngest of the leaders of Ahomar, a union of small-scale fisherpeople on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. That determination is shared by his colleagues, like ...

Bangladesh govt bans marking indigenous day: Larma August 02, 2012   |  Source : bdnews24  | Copyright : bdnews24.com

Bangladesh Adivasi Forum President Jyotirindra Bodhipriyo Larma on Thursday alleged the government slapped an official embargo on the celebrations of this year's International Day of the World's Indigenous People which is on Aug 9. Better known as Sant...

Fishing ban lifted over South China Sea by Jin Haixing in Beijing and Huang Yiming in Haikou August 02, 2012   |  Source : China Daily  | Copyright : China Daily Information Co (CDIC)

Fishermen in Hainan and Guangdong provinces have resumed operation after the annual fishing ban in the northern part of the South China Sea was lifted on Wednesday, said local fishery authorities. The fishing ban started on May 16 and ended at midday o...

New fishing lobby group may form in Queensland, Australia by Nikolai Beilharz and Neroli Roocke August 02, 2012   |  Source : ABC  | Copyright : 2011 ABC

Prawn and barramundi fishermen may soon be joining forces to create a new seafood lobby group in Australia's Queensland. The main seafood lobby group in the state, the Queensland Seafood Industry Association, is facing a challenging future with a numbe...

New England fishing cuts looming for 2013 by CLARKE CANFIELD August 02, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 Cox Media Group

Commercial fishermen in New England are facing severe cuts in their catch limits next year because of the poor condition of populations of so-called groundfish, regulators said Thursday. Several important groundfish species are in poor shape and some c...

Taiwan trains Pacific fishery observers August 01, 2012   |  Source : Pacific Scoop  | Copyright : Pacific.scoop.co.nz

A total of 22 recruits from Pacific small island nations are taking part in the 2012 Regional Fishery Observer Training Program in southern Taiwan’s Kaohsiung City, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs July 30. Taiwan trains Pacific fishery obse...

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