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Guyana fishermen picket president's office over piracy September 10, 2012   |  Source : Stabroek News  | Copyright : 2012 STABROEK NEWS

Battered by years of piracy, Meadowbank Wharf fishermen yesterday picketed the Office of the President and were moments later summoned to a meeting with President Donald Ramotar who they said listened to their pleas for coast guard patrolling and the over...

Predicting wave power could double marine-based energy September 10, 2012   |  Source : Science Codex

In the search for alternative energy, scientists have focused on the sun and the wind. There is also tremendous potential in harnessing the power of the ocean's waves, but marine energy presents specific challenges that have made it a less promising resou...

Indonesia's tsunami warning system millions over budget by Sven Becker September 09, 2012   |  Source : SPIEGEL ONLINE  | Copyright : SPIEGEL ONLINE 2012

Berlin has celebrated the tsunami early-warning system in Indonesia as a major achievement in development aid, but the project hasn't gone quite as planned. SPIEGEL has learned that not only will the project cost considerably more than planned, but some f...

When is a Marine Protected Area really a Marine Protected Area September 08, 2012   |  Source : IUCN  | Copyright : IUCN

As concern increases on the state of natural resources and the degradation of the world’s oceans, it is critical to be clear on how countries are progressing with conservation actions for the environment. New guidance issued today on Marine Protected Ar...

Costa Rica Fisheries Institute shakeup continues by David Boddiger and Steve Ercolani September 07, 2012   |  Source : Tico Times

Efforts by the administration of President Laura Chinchilla to clean house at the Costa Rican Fisheries Institute (Incopesca) continued this week, as officials pondered the fate of Incopesca President Luis Dobles. Dobles has not been fired, but source...

Canadian fisheries ministers ponder national aquaculture regulation September 06, 2012   |  Source : The Canadian Press  | Copyright : 2010 - 2012 Postmedia Network Inc.

Provincial and territorial fisheries ministers in Canada say they're talking about developing an aquaculture regulatory program — something that was the sole responsibility of provincial governments until a landmark court decision in British Columbia fo...

Dolphin societies are impacted by human fishing by Jason G. Goldman September 06, 2012   |  Source : Scientific American  | Copyright : 2012 Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc

Moreton Bay is a small patch of ocean bounded by Queensland, Australia, on the west and on the east by Moreton Island and North Stradbroke Island. The bay is home, by various estimates, to between six hundred and eight hundred Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolp...

Vietnam's tuna fisheries to get more modern technology September 06, 2012   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : 2009 Viet Nam News

Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has ordered the Directorate of Fisheries to work with three central provinces to speed up its programme to modernise their tuna fishing boat fleets and re-organise fishing to improve the value chain....

South Korean fisherman awarded $2 million over false spy charges September 06, 2012   |  Source : The Telegraph  | Copyright : Telegraph Media Group Limited 2012

A fisherman in South Korea has been awarded more than $2 million in compensation after being tortured and imprisoned in the 1980s on false charges of spying for North Korea. The Seoul Central District court ordered a payment of 2.45 billion won ($2.2...

Malaysia launches tsunami monitoring system in Kudat September 06, 2012   |  Source : Bernama  | Copyright : 2012 BERNAMA

Malaysia's Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili today officially opened the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MMD)'s new Kudat office in Jalan Lintas, near Kudat Airport, here. Sabah presently has six ...

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