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India tells rich nations not to treat climate issues for providing market to domestic companies by Vishwa Mohan November 21, 2013   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2013 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Hitting out at developed countries for backtracking on their commitments to fight climate change, India on Thursday used the UN climate talks platform to tell the rich nations not to treat global warming issues with a "business perspective of providing ma...

Listen to your elders: Words from Barbudan fisherman Larkin Webber by Ayana Elizabeth November 21, 2013   |  Source : National Geographic  | Copyright : 1996-2013 National Geographic Society

I was putting up posters in Barbuda for an upcoming community consultation meeting about Barbuda Blue Halo Initiative, when I had the pleasure of meeting Larkin Webber. Mr. Webber, now 75 years old, has fished in Barbuda’s waters his entire life. He bec...

First Polish fishery enters MSC assessment November 21, 2013   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2013

The Eastern Baltic cod fishery has become the first fishery from Poland to enter into assessment against the MSC standard for well-managed and sustainable fisheries. The Poland Eastern Baltic cod fishery is made up of five fishing organisations with 13...

Shrimp, canned tuna, salmon top U.S. list by Laine Welch November 21, 2013   |  Source : The Seward Phoenix LOG  | Copyright : 2013 Lions Light Corp.

Americans remained true to their seafood favorites last year with shrimp, canned tuna and salmon topped the list of the 10 most popular seafoods. That’s according to the National Fisheries Institute which compiles the list each year based on data fro...

New online fisheries science research library November 21, 2013   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2013

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has launched a new online fisheries science research library which will provide open access to the science that underpins the organisation’s standards. The MSC Science Series will present the latest research on is...

Chilean mussel fishery obtains MSC certification November 20, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The Chilean mussel (Mytilus chilensis) fishery and suspended culture has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable, well-managed fisheries following an independent assessment conducted by IMOswiss AG (IMO), formerly t...

Thailand fishermen see fish stocks decline by Dusita Chumsri November 19, 2013   |  Source : CCTV  | Copyright : 2013 China Central Television

Thailand is the world's third-largest exporter of fish and fishery products. But heavy fishing off the country's coast and a lack of regulations is leaving the waters severely depleted. Some fish stocks are nearing the point of no return. Samut Sakorn,...

China's illegal fishing expeditions threaten world waters by Christina Larson November 19, 2013   |  Source : BusinessWeek  | Copyright : 2013 Bloomberg L.P.

Lots of undocumented goods are procured and traded off the books in China—including fish. That’s a growing concern for the coastal patrols of China’s neighbors and West African countries, as well as for international environmental watchdogs. Duri...

Several vessels under investigation in Ireland for alleged whitefish quota infringement November 19, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

Several southeast-based Irish fishing vessels have been ordered to return to port by the State’s Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) so as to carry out an investigation of alleged infringement of whitefish quotas. The 15 vessels, owned by the O...

Oceanographic monitoring system to help plan fishing activities in Mexico November 19, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

A team of researchers from the National Fisheries Institute (Inapesca) launched an oceanographic monitoring system using satellite imagery to know the weather conditions in national waters and obtain information for planning fishing activities on both coa...

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