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Bermuda to take part in tsunami exercise March 19, 2013   |  Source : royalgazette.com  | Copyright : royalgazette.com

The public is being warned not to worry when they see tsunami warnings posted on the Bermuda Weather Channel tomorrow — it’s all part of an exercise. Participants in the international Atlantic tsunami exercise will include the Bermuda Weather Servi...

Pakistan nationalists, fishermen in unison against selling of islands March 19, 2013   |  Source : The Nation  | Copyright : 2012 Nawaiwaqt Group of Newspapers

The nationalist parties and fishermen organisations have announced protest drive against the allotment of twin islands to foreign companies near Karachi. The Sindh United Party workers observed a hunger strike for the second consecutive day on Monday o...

Quest for illegal gain at the sea bottom divides fishing communities by KARLA ZABLUDOVSKY March 19, 2013   |  Source : NYT  | Copyright : 2013 The New York Times Company

Whispers of high-speed boat chases, harpoon battles on the open sea and divers who dived deep and never re-emerged come and go around here like an afternoon gale. The fishermen eye strangers — and one another — with deep suspicion. “We’ll tea...

Indians rescued from Somali pirates to return today March 18, 2013   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2013 Zee News Limited (An Essel Group Company),

Most of the 28 Indian seafarers rescued from Somali pirates after their vessels were hijacked last year are returning to India on Monday. 17 Indian seafarers on board the MT Royal Grace have been in captivity of pirates since March 2, 2012 and 11 India...

Sea tunnel may affect livelihood of fishermen in Penang, Malaysia by Adie Suri Zulkefli March 18, 2013   |  Source : NST  | Copyright : 2011 The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad

Bangalore, or Bengaluru, is the capital of the southern Indian state of Karnataka. The city, home to about 8.5 million people, is the third most populous city in India. Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India and as the richest city in the...

Big fish catches mean smaller fish - Bangor scientists March 18, 2013   |  Source : BBC  | Copyright : BBC © 2013

Scientists have warned that a fishing rethink is needed after finding that catches of big fish trigger a rapid change in the gene pool of fish stocks. Researchers at Bangor University say they found that over-harvesting larger fish leads to a populatio...

Indian fishers' forum writes to premier over fishermen in Pakistan custody March 18, 2013   |  Source : PTI

Concerned over rising cases of Indian fishermen being arrested off the international waters by Pakistan, the National Fish Workers' Forum has written a letter to the prime minister to facilitate a timely solution to the problem. "We have written a lett...

Italian envoy banned from leaving India in row over dead fishermen by Maseeh Rahman March 18, 2013   |  Source : guardian.co.uk  | Copyright : 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited

A dispute between India and Italy over the case of two missing Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen has taken another dramatic turn, with India's supreme court rejecting the Italian ambassador's right to diplomatic immunity and ordering him...

Report shows commercial fishermen earned $1.9 bn fishing North Pacific by Margaret Bauman March 18, 2013   |  Source : The Cordova Times  | Copyright : 2013 Alaska Dispatch

Alaska's seafood industry generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2011, with $2 billion in income, while providing more than 63,000 jobs, a new federal fisheries report says. Commercial fishermen in the North Pacific region, including off Alaska’s shoreli...

Basa fish comes to Indian fisheries' rescue March 18, 2013   |  Source : BS  | Copyright : 2013 Business Standard Ltd.

The Indian sea food industry, hit hard by the global slowdown as well as a supply crunch, has turned to a fish species found in southeast Asia and China to lift its fortunes. The Basa, a catfish native to Vietnam's Mekong River Delta and Thailand's Cha...

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