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Puffer fish proliferate in Arabian Sea as predators vanish by T Nandakumar March 10, 2013   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2013 The Hindu

The extraordinary abundance of puffer fish in the Arabian sea off Kerala since 2007 could be due owing to a decline in the population of top predators in the marine ecosystem, a study conducted by scientists at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Instit...

A transparent, sustainable and equitable agreement with the EU will have repercussions for Asian fishing fleets active in Mauritian waters, says oceanographer March 10, 2013   |  Source : Agritrade  | Copyright : 2011, CTA. Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (ACP-EU)

After three years without an agreement – from 2008 to 2010 – Mauritius has just signed a new Fisheries Partnership Agreement (FPA) and Protocol with the European Commission. Local fishers and civil society have mobilised against this agreement. In ...

Japan marks second tsunami anniversary March 10, 2013   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 2013 GlobalPost – International News

Japan on Monday marks the second anniversary of a ferocious tsunami that claimed nearly 19,000 lives and sparked the worst nuclear accident in a generation. The government will host a national ceremony in Tokyo, attended by Emperor Akihito and Empress ...

US fisheries economics released by Laine Welch March 09, 2013   |  Source : SitNews  | Copyright : SitNews ©2013

The just released “Fisheries Economics of the U.S.” by NOAA Fisheries covers the commercial and recreational fishing industries from 2002-2011 and is loaded with descriptive seafood industry stats by region. The report, sixth in a series, tracks ...

Caribbean fisherfolk engage on regional fisheries policies March 09, 2013   |  Source : Bahamas Weekly  | Copyright : 2013 by thebahamasweekly.com

A four-day regional consultation on small-scale fisheries, the most extensive fisheries subsector in the Caribbean, has paved the way forward for fisherfolk to become more active in shaping and implementing policy and better poised to play a more impactfu...

Namibia: Small communities enjoy dividends from fisheries shares by Adam Hartman March 08, 2013   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : 2013 The Namibian

Dividends of about N$1 million were recently paid to the Topnaar Traditional Authority and the communities of Rundu and Tsumkwe for their share in the Atlantic Sea Products group of companies. These beneficiaries have been shareholders of the group si...

Marine conservation is about proper management – not numbers by Richard Benyon March 08, 2013   |  Source : guardian.co.uk  | Copyright : 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited

Just off Beachy Head there is an area of the Channel where sea bream reproduce. This remarkable fish pairs with its mate and creates an area of seabed that it will defend for around six weeks until spawning has ceased. This is one of the reasons why I ...

Japanese fishermen look to revamp industry by Ayako Mie March 08, 2013   |  Source : Japan Times  | Copyright : The Japan Times Ltd.

Tohoku’s fishermen are beginning to challenge the traditional fisheries system by establishing their own companies so they can have more control over prices and other aspects of the business. “Going back to the way it was before the 3/11 tsunami is...

Indian women largely excluded from growing sectors, reveals an ILO study by Rukmini Shrinivasan March 08, 2013   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2013 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The number of women in India's workforce has fallen so sharply that it has skewed the global numbers, prompting an International Labour Organization investigation. The study has found that while higher educational enrolment and problems with data expl...

Holding back women hurts everyone by GAVIN MURRAY and FRANZ DREES-GROSS / The World Bank Group March 08, 2013   |  Source : Solomon Star  | Copyright : 2013 Solomon Star News

Today is International Women’s Day, and a perfect time to reflect on why it is so important to promote gender equality in the Pacific. In the last decade: womens voices are increasingly being heard and more women are entering the formal workforce. ...

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