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Indian fishermen to get compensation from petroleum company July 08, 2012   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : 2012 Cable News Network LP, LLLP

The Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) has agreed to pay a compensation of over Rs 11 crore (US$ 2 mn)per month to the fishermen here who were affected due to the ongoing dredging work being undertaken by the company. The Andhra Pradesh State ...

China's fisheries threatened by largest brown tide July 05, 2012   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : People's Daily Online, 2012

A massive algae bloom that was first detected on China's east coast in 2009 has been identified as the world's largest brown tide, researchers said yesterday. "The brown tide, similar to the one that has been spotted on the east US coast since 1985, co...

Vietnamese tra fish farmers selling at a loss July 05, 2012   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 2000 - 2012. 5m Publishing

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta River provinces have exported 287,000 tonnes of tra fish worth US$862 million since early this year, equivalent in volume to the amount of fish exported in 2011, but profits have been hit by falling prices. The re...

Meeting reviews Mediterranean marine biodiversity conservation progress July 04, 2012   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 2000 - 2012. 5m Publishing

The third meeting of the Strategic Action Programme for the Conservation of Biodiversity in the Mediterranean (SAP BIO) of the Convention for the Protection of the Marine and Mediterranean coastal region (Barcelona Convention) is being held 4 - 6 July in ...

Philippines moves to claim, secure Benham Rise by Kristine L. Alave July 04, 2012   |  Source : Philippine Daily Inquirer  | Copyright : 1997-2012 INQUIRER.ne

After getting the nod of the United Nations on its claim to Benham Rise, the Philippines has moved in on the submerged landmass believed to be rich in natural gas and minerals off eastern Luzon. Benham Rise is found in one of the country’s “unexplo...

US aircraft carrier hunts illegal fishing vessels in the Pacific by Harold Koi July 04, 2012   |  Source : The Fiji Times  | Copyright : 2004 - 2007, Fiji Times Limited

To enforce fishing rules in the Pacific, a US aircraft carrier has joined the fight to track down illegal tuna vessels, the www.navytimes.com has reported. And Fiji's World Wide Fund for Nature South Pacific Programme Office applauds the support the US...

Rights groups to report Australia for detention of underage Indonesian fishermen by Ismira Lutfia July 03, 2012   |  Source : Jakarta Globe  | Copyright : 2011 JakartaGlobe

A coalition of Indonesian rights groups announced a plan on Tuesday to report Australia to the UN for their detention of underage Indonesian fishermen, many of whom have been detained for a year or two. The Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) said it was...

Kenya: 500 fishermen flee Lake Turkana due to insecurity by Mathews Ndanyi July 03, 2012   |  Source : The Star  | Copyright : 2012 AllAfrica

More than 500 fishermen have fled from Lake Turkana following the killing of three of their colleagues by militiamen from the Merille tribe in Ethiopia. Fishing activities on the lake have been paralysed following a spate of attacks in areas on the Kenya-...

Chile govt presents indications to Fisheries Act July 03, 2012   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2012 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The Central Executive of the government of Chile will now present several indications to the General Fisheries Bill, which is now being processed in Congress, to set deadlines for the implementation of different issues: fishing permits, certifications and...

S. Korean farmers, fishermen rally against China trade talks July 03, 2012   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 2012 AFP

Thousands of South Korean farmers and fishermen rallied Tuesday against a proposed free trade deal with China as the two countries started a second round of talks. "We oppose a Korea-China free trade agreement!" they shouted at a protest outside Seoul ...

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