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Fish sales increase in UK as a result of the horsemeat scandal March 05, 2013   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2013

According to Scottish newspaper The Herald, fish sales across the country have soared following the horsemeat scandal. Customers appear to be turning their back on beef and cheap meat after horse DNA was discovered in many products. The latest compa...

Gaza fishermen protest as Israel breaks pledge to stop attacks by Joe Catron March 05, 2013   |  Source : The Electronic Intifada  | Copyright : 2000-2013 electronicIntifada.net

“The situation for fishermen is very bad,” Mos’ad Baker said in the Gaza seaport Sunday. “We still face the Israeli navy daily.” He had just returned from a flotilla that spent the morning sailing the Mediterranean coast of the Gaza Strip fro...

Fishers near marine protected areas go farther for catch but fare well March 05, 2013   |  Source : Science Daily  | Copyright : 1995-2012 ScienceDaily LLC

Fishers near marine protected areas end up traveling farther to catch fish but maintain their social and economic well-being, according to a study by fisheries scientists at Washington State University and in Hawaii. The study, reported in the journal ...

International Women's Day: Britain's battle to recruit more female scientists by Rob Waugh March 05, 2013   |  Source : Yahoo! News  | Copyright : 2013 Yahoo!

“When I graduated from Cambridge in physics three decades ago, I was the only woman in my class,” says Professor Pratibha Gai, this year's European winner of the Women in Science award. “I then became the only senior materials scientist in the UK...

Move in India to support livelihood of fishermen through self-help groups March 04, 2013   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2013 The Hindu

For promoting hygienic post-harvest fishing, value addition and sustainable fishing, the need for involving fishermen self-help group federations and achieving market chain linkages was underlined at a two-day consultation organised in Vishakapatnam in th...

Capture fisheries for food security by Petra Spliethoff March 04, 2013   |  Source : The Broker  | Copyright : 2011 Publisher IDP

Food security programmes concentrate on the availability of food, access to food, nutritional adequacy, crisis prevention and food supply stability. Most programmes focus on agricultural production and do not pay much attention to the contribution of fish...

Dutch oyster fisheries achieve MSC certification March 04, 2013   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 2000 - 2012. 5m Publishing

The two fisheries of the Dutch Oyster Association have achieved certification to the MSC standard for sustainable and well-managed fisheries. Native oysters (Ostrea edulis) and Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) harvested by these fisheries are now eligi...

13 fishermen feared drowned after trawler sinks off Tunisian coast March 04, 2013   |  Source : Global Times  | Copyright : 2013 by The Global Times

A total of 13 fishermen are feared drowned after their trawler sank off the southern Tunisian town of Zarzis in a poor weather condition, Shems FM reported on Monday, quoting the local governor. The trawler's wreckage was found on the seabed at a depth...

Indian fishworkers begin 5-day sit-in to focus on demands March 04, 2013   |  Source : NFF

The first day of the five-day sit-in of the National Fishworkers' Forum (NFF) of India was started 4 March at Janthar Manthar in the capital city, New Delhi, with the participation of over thousands from various fishworker unions that are members of NFF f...

Japanese eel aquaculture in Korea March 04, 2013   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 2000 - 2012. 5m Publishing

After a decade of research, Korea has produced individual glass eels for Japanese eel aquaculture. Although Japan also has this technology, its production of seed is not enough to meet external demand. To aid further development, a series of studies led b...

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