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7 Ghanaian fishermen attacked on high seas September 18, 2012   |  Source : Myjoyonline  | Copyright : 2012 Myjoyonline.com

Seven Ghanaian fishermen narrowly escaped death when about 35 men on board a bigger vessel attacked them on the high seas, inflicting multiple wounds on them. Two of the fishermen sustained injuries on their shoulders, head, ribs and other parts of the...

Somaliland: Ministry of Fisheries partners with World Bank,UN and major organizations to develop commercial fishing by Goth Mohamed September 18, 2012   |  Source : Somalilandpress  | Copyright : 2012 Somalilandpress

Somaliland Minister of Fisheries and Marine resources Hon Abdillahi Jama Osman (Geeljire) today opened a one-day conference on how to develop commercial fishing in the country in partnership with the World Bank and Other Major UN Organizations. In his ...

1,000 Chinese fishing boats sail toward disputed island chain by Hwang Ji-hye September 18, 2012   |  Source : Arirang News  | Copyright : The Korea International Broadcasting Foundation

Around a thousand Chinese fishing boats have set off to fish near the disputed Diaoyu Islands, which are known as the Senkaku in Japan, in what appears to be a strong response from Beijing to Japan's nationalization of three of the islands last week. T...

Hyderabad to host UN meet on biodiversity September 18, 2012   |  Source : Khaleej Times  | Copyright : 2012 Khaleej Times

Hyderabad will be playing host to the Conference of Parties (CoP) to the convention on bio-diversity, billed as the biggest international event ever hosted by India, from October 1 to 19. The conference will deliberate on issues concerning conservation an...

Detained Egyptian fishermen freed by Sudanese court September 17, 2012   |  Source : Ahram Online  | Copyright : 2010 Ahram Online

Deputy spokesman of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry Nazih El-Nagary confirmed Sunday, that a Sudanese court has acquitted 15 Egyptian fishermen detained two weeks ago for illegally entering Sudanese territorial waters. The court stated that there was no ...

Fishermen, activists express solidarity with anti-nuke protesters September 17, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu

Fishing activity remained suspended on Thursday for the fourth consecutive day in Tuticorin district in the south Indian State of Tamil Nadu. Fishermen of various hamlets resorted to this step to express their solidarity with a section of protesters of...

Russia stimulates the development of aquaculture industry by Vladislav Vorotnikov September 17, 2012   |  Source : AllAboutFeed  | Copyright : Reed Business bv.

In November of this year Russian Parliament will adopt a new law on aquaculture, which will rebuild the function of the industry and make it more efficient. The measures involved in the programme are aimed at increasing the production of aquaculture in...

Early Mortality Syndrome threatens Asia’s shrimp farms September 17, 2012   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 2000 - 2012. 5m Publishing

The emerging disease early mortality syndrome (EMS) has caused large losses among shrimp farmers in China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand. Causing mass mortalities, its spread points to the need for increased awareness and cooperative reporting, writes Ed...

Protecting biodiversity key to food security, adaptation - expert by Johann Earle September 17, 2012   |  Source : AlertNet  | Copyright : 2012 Thomson Reuters Foundation

Biodiversity conservation will be key to ensuring food security and effective adaptation in the face of climate change, says Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, secretary general of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). “Much of the response to c...

Rapid urban expansion threatens biodiversity: study September 17, 2012   |  Source : Phys.org  | Copyright : Phys.Org™ 2003-2012

A brief window of opportunity exists to shape the development of cities globally before a boom in infrastructure construction transforms urban land cover, according to a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers at Yale,...

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