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Japan protests against Chinese fishery inspections September 21, 2012   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2012 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

Japanese authorities have delivered a protest to the Chinese Embassy in Japan over Chinese fishery inspections near the Senkaku Islands on 20 September. On this date, Chinese fishery monitoring officers boarded Chinese fishing boats and conducted inspecti...

Traditional Sri Lankan fishermen should acquire technological skills by CHRISTIE FERNANDO September 20, 2012   |  Source : Daily News  | Copyright : 2012 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

Traditional fishermen in Sri Lanka who are accustomed to manoeuvre speedy, mechanized fibreglass boats in deep-sea fishing expeditions, should acquire new technological skills and keep abreast with advanced methods in fishing to bring ashore abundant shoa...

US seafood catch at 17-year high September 20, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : Los Angeles Times

The U.S. seafood catch reached a 17-year high last year, with all fishing regions of the country showing increases in both the volume and value of their harvests. Commercial fishermen last year caught 10.1 billion pounds of fish and shellfish valued at...

Six illegal Egyptian fishing vessels seized in Tunisia September 20, 2012   |  Source : Egypt Independent

Tunisian marines seized Wednesday seven foreign boats — six of them Egyptian — that were illegally fishing in Tuniia's territorial waters in the Gulf of Gabes.. Tunis Afrique Presse said that authorities are detaining one Italian and four Egyptian ...

Philippines govt taking offensive stance on fisheries in EU FTA talks by BERNIE CAHILES-MAGKILAT September 20, 2012   |  Source : Manila Bulletin  | Copyright : 2012. Manila Bulletin

The fisheries sector, particularly tuna, appears to be the most contentious issue once the Philippines enters into formal bilateral trade negotiation with EU with the Philippines most likely to take an offensive stance in this major export product to the ...

China to keep ships, fishing boats near Senkakus September 20, 2012   |  Source : The Asahi Shimbun  | Copyright : The Asahi Shimbun Company

China intends to maintain patrol ships--and perhaps hundreds of fishing boats--in waters just off the disputed Senkaku Islands so they could approach the territory at any time, in order to pressure Japan and to demonstrate its claim of sovereignty to the ...

Fishing among America's most dangerous jobs September 20, 2012   |  Source : CNN  | Copyright : 2012 Cable News Network. A Time Warner Company

Fatality rate per 100,000 workers: 121.2 Median wage: $30,220 Forty fishermen lost their lives last year, according to the Labor Department's annual report on workplace fatalities. But things used to be much worse: "Conditions were so bad, the loss...

Marine park 'the size of the Moon' takes shape in Pacific September 19, 2012   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 2012. Singapore Press Holdings Ltd .

An ambitious plan to link marine parks across a vast swathe of ocean - whose surface area would equal that of the Moon - is slowly coming together piece by piece, say conservationists. Former international rugby league player turned environmentalist Ke...

Foreign fish threaten Israeli marine life in Eastern Mediterranean sea by Zafrir Rinat September 19, 2012   |  Source : Haaretz  | Copyright : Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd.

An invasion of fish species into the eastern Mediterranean Sea has brought about dramatic changes in the fishing industry and threatens local species, new Israeli research indicates. The scope of the fish invasion is the broadest in the world, accordi...

Australia’s unique species face 'unstoppable' climate danger September 19, 2012   |  Source : ENS  | Copyright : 2012 Environment News Service

The impact of climate change on Australia’s unique plants, animals and ecosystems will cause extinctions and lost ecosystem services and require new ways of thinking about biodiversity conservation, finds Australia’s national science agency. Conduc...

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