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Indian fishermen end strike November 18, 2013   |  Source : Colombo Gazette  | Copyright : colombogazette@gmail.com

Fishermen from Rameswaram in India, who launched an indefinite strike on November 6 protesting against the Sri Lankan Navy arresting them and seizing their trawlers on charges of illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters, decided to end the strike and resume f...

Uganda drops tax on Migingo fishermen November 18, 2013   |  Source : The Star

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Japanese coastal village tries to catch young fishermen November 18, 2013   |  Source : Tha Japan Times  | Copyright : The Japan Times Ltd.

A fisheries training program introduced to find successors in Haida, a hamlet in Owase, Mie Prefecture, Japan, has drawn interest from younger people in larger cities. Haida Ryoshi Juku, launched by a local fisheries association and organized for the s...

Fishermen live in fear as piracy rises in Bay of Bengal November 18, 2013   |  Source : Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright : 2013 Dhaka Tribune

Fishermen in the Cox’s Bazar coastal area of Bangladesh have been risking their lives every day to make an earning, as a rise in piracy in the Bay of Bengal have led to some 50 fishing trawlers being attacked and looted in the last 15 days alone. Fis...

100 Irish fishery workers could lose jobs in row over quotas by Ralph Riegel November 18, 2013   |  Source : Independent.ie  | Copyright : © Independent.ie

Over 100 Irish fishermen and fish factory workers face losing their jobs in a row over quotas and the dumping of fish catches. The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is to stage an emergency meeting with Ireland’s largest whitefish operators, ...

Malaysian fishermen support increase of fish nets' mesh size by RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL November 18, 2013   |  Source : NST  | Copyright : 2011 The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad

About 300 coastal fishermen submitted a memorandum in support of the authorities' decision to increase fish net's mesh size at the state Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority headquarters here today. Carrying banners and placards, the group gathered ...

EU and Seychelles sign fisheries access agreement November 18, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The European Union (EU) and the Seychelles have successfully initialled a Fishery Access Agreement at a meeting in Victoria, which will allow Seychelles flagged vessels to continue fishing operations in the waters of Mayotte. These waters will become EU w...

Fiji aims to lead Pacific in fisheries management by Sofaia Koroitanoa November 18, 2013   |  Source : Fiji Village  | Copyright : 2013 FijiVillage.com

Fiji is one of the countries that need to take the lead in fisheries management in the Pacific. Oceans Campaigner at Green peace Australia Pacific Duncan Williams made the comment in relation to a report on fishing overcapacity in the Pacific. Willi...

Nearly half a million seabirds die in gillnets every year, but solutions exist by Jordanna Dulaney November 18, 2013   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : mongabay1999-2013

A recent study from the Biological Conservation journal brings shocking news: every year across the globe, an estimated 400,000 seabirds are killed by gillnets. Gillnets, a common term for any net used to entangle and catch fish, are used all over the ...

Combined fish-vegetable farming catching on in the US by Steve Baragona November 18, 2013   |  Source : VOA

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