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Vietnam to tickle fish-loving Bengalis’ palate by Indrani Bagchi November 18, 2013   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2013 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

There was a time when Calcutta, which is what it was called then, knew former Vietnamese leader, Ho Chi Minh, by the fact that his name graced the road where the US Consulate was located. It was a little nose-thumbing of the Americans by communist Bengali...

12 fish you should never, ever eat by Emily Main November 18, 2013   |  Source : Prevention  | Copyright : 2013 Yahoo Contributor Network

One fish, two fish, bad-for-you-fish. Yes fish, no fish, red fish…OK fish? Our oceans have become so depleted of wild fish stocks, and so polluted with industrial contaminants, that trying to figure out the fish that are both safe and sustainable can ma...

Fish fingers hit by sales slump as UK shoppers opt for other fish dishes, study claims by Stephen Hayward November 17, 2013   |  Source : Mirror

Fish fingers are falling out of favour with today’s shoppers, a study claimed yesterday. Volume sales of the fishy favourite have dropped 4.6 per cent over the past year as shoppers switched to other fish products. Market analysts Kantar Worldpane...

Lessons: How Indonesians dealt with their own tsunami tragedy by Carol Ramoran November 16, 2013   |  Source : Rappler

The damage left by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) is often compared to that of the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004. Though a bit different in scale (the Indian Ocean Tsunami affected several countries), both disasters claimed thousands of lives, left debris tha...

Call to release nine fishermen held in Iran by Ahmed Shaaban November 16, 2013   |  Source : khaleejtimes.com  | Copyright : 2013 Khaleej Times

The Iranian authority is being urged to release four Emirati fishermen, along with five Asians, facing trial on charges of allegedly trespassing Iranian territorial waters while fishing. The four Emiratis have been under arrest since November 6 and hav...

Indonesia's West Papua fishermen agree to change fishing practices November 16, 2013   |  Source : Jakarta Globe  | Copyright : The Jakarta Globe

Two Mayalibit Bay fishing communities in Raja Ampat, West Papua have agreed to fish for fewer Indian mackerel as part of efforts to ensure the sustainability of the fish population, a conservation group said on Friday. “We realize the importance of l...

New fund lets investors fish for returns in farmed seafood by David Bank November 15, 2013   |  Source : Bloomberg  | Copyright : 2013 BLOOMBERG L.P.

Within a few years, most of the fish we eat will be farmed, not caught. That could be a boon for already over-stressed oceans. But the worldwide explosion of aquaculture since 1970 has left its own trail of environmental destruction, from toxic concent...

Protect transformation of South Africa fishing industry: minister implores union by Paul Vecchiatto November 15, 2013   |  Source : BDLive  | Copyright : BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd

South Africa's Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson exhorted Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) members to protect the transformation of the fishing industry, and took a moment to fire a broadside at the Democratic Allianc...

Four Emirati fishermen and five Asian crewmen detained by Iranian authorities by Yasin Kakande November 14, 2013   |  Source : The National  | Copyright : Abu Dhabi Media company

Four Emirati fishermen and five Asian crewmen are being detained by authorities in Iran after sailing into Iranian territorial waters. The men went to sea on Thursday last week on board a fishing boat registered in Umm Al Quwain but did not return, sai...

Israeli navy captures two Gaza fishermen, including one injured by gunfire November 14, 2013   |  Source : ISM

On the morning of Sunday, 10th November, brothers Saddam Abu Warda (age 23) and Mahmoud Abu Warda (age 18) were captured by the Israeli navy in Palestinian waters off the Gaza Strip. They were released later in the evening and their boat was confiscated. ...

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