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Iceland shows that feeding the world doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive by Laura Rance November 30, 2013   |  Source : Manitoba Co-operator  | Copyright : FBC Publishing 2013

What was once fishery waste is now a profitable product that is helping to increase food security in one African country Commercial fishermen in Iceland once tossed fish heads and backbones back into the ocean, discarding them as useless waste. Now ...

Fisheries-aquaculture activity in Mexico promised to be enhanced November 29, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The Mexican government has confirmed that next year Propesca component will take into effect and will make it possible to boost fisheries and aquaculture in the country. Through Propesca, the central government intends to obtain greater contribution fr...

EU fishing fleets reap profits while taxpayers foot the bill November 27, 2013   |  Source : Science Daily  | Copyright : 2013 by ScienceDaily, LLC

The European Union's taxpayers are paving the way for fishing fleets to reel in valuable catch in developing countries while fishing companies pocket the profits, according to University of British Columbia researchers. In a study published today i...

In climate negotiations, women gaining a stronger voice by Lynn Wilson November 27, 2013   |  Source : LiveScience  | Copyright : Purch

Beginning on December 1, representatives from nearly 200 countries will meet in Lima, Peru, to forge progress on global climate-change policy, an effort that could well determine the success of future negotiations on critical climate change issues. Whi...

China, India succeed in weakening Warsaw global warming pact by Reed Landberg and Alex Morales November 26, 2013   |  Source : Insurance Journal  | Copyright : 2013 by Wells Media Group, Inc.

China and India’s success in weakening the latest global warming agreement created friction with other developing nations that are seeking to step up the fight against climate change. The two countries insisted on single-word changes for a deal at a ...

EU to ban fish imports from Belize, Guinea and Cambodia by Fiona Harvey November 26, 2013   |  Source : guardian.co.uk  | Copyright : 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited

Fish imports from Belize, Guinea and Cambodia are to be banned from the European Union, and three more countries have been warned their imports are in danger, in the first major sanction against countries that allow illegal fishing operations to carry on ...

Persian Gulf fisheries underreport catch figures, researchers use Google Earth images to make a case by James A. Foley November 26, 2013   |  Source : Nature World News  | Copyright : 2013 Nature World News

University of British Colombia scientists used Google Earth satellite images to assess fishing practices in the Persian Gulf, reporting that large fish traps known as weirs could be catching up to six times as many fish as are being reported. The UBC r...

Cyclone Helen: Heavy loss to fisheries sector in India November 25, 2013   |  Source : DC  | Copyright : 2013 Deccan Chronicle

The fisheries sector losses due to the Helen cyclone was assessed at Rs 3.15 crore in East Godavari district of the south Indian State of Andhra Pradesh. The preliminary enquiry by fisheries department authorities showed that in total, 182 boats worth ...

Powerful earthquake of magnitude 7 strikes south Atlantic, no tsunami threat November 25, 2013   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : 2013 The Indian Express ltd.

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the south Atlantic ocean 314 kilometres southeast of Stanley, the main city on the Falkland Islands, the US Geological Survey said early on Monday. The underwater quake struck at 1157 IST at a depth of 10 kilo...

Stormy weather drives up fish prices in the UAE by Anwar Ahmad and Yasin Kakande November 25, 2013   |  Source : The National  | Copyright : Abu Dhabi Media company

Fish supplies in the Northern Emirates have dwindled and prices have almost doubled as a result of the stormy weather. Boats were ordered to stay in the harbour over the weekend, meaning traders and customers had to make do with a reduced supply. At...

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