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Crocodile attacks take toll on Lake Victoria’s fishing communities by FRANKLINE SUNDAY March 15, 2012   |  Source : Business Daily

In Kanyijowi sub-location, Kisumu County, Lillian Odhiambo forlonly sits in front of her mud house nursing her youngest child as she tells us when she last saw her husband alive. She routinely woke up at 1am to prepare breakfast for her husband George ...

Multitrophic aquaculture reduces organic waste March 15, 2012   |  Source : Growfish - Gippsland Aquaculture Industry Network (GAIN)

Spain - March 14, 2012 - A team of researchers from the Balearic Oceanography Centre of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) states that multitrophic aquaculture -- simultaneous production of different species of various trophic levels -- is an eff...

New island bases in S Korea to help fight illegal Chinese fishing March 14, 2012   |  Source : English Chosun  | Copyright : 2009 Chosun.com

Korea will build naval bases on Baeknyeong and Heuksan islands in the West Sea to respond more quickly to illegal incursions of Chinese fishing fleets. Maritime police will man the bases around the clock. An official at the Ministry of Land, Transport ...

New Zealand fishermen foul over net ban call March 13, 2012   |  Source : Taranki Daily News Online  | Copyright : 2012 Fairfax New Zealand Limited

Commercial fishermen are fighting a push by conservationists to extend the set net ban into Taranaki waters to protect the endangered Maui's dolphins. Fish and Bird are calling for the Government to extend the ban into Taranaki waters. The ban now runs...

Rising sea levels seen as threat to coastal US by JUSTIN GILLIS March 13, 2012   |  Source : NYT  | Copyright : 2012 The New York Times Company

About 3.7 million Americans live within a few feet of high tide and risk being hit by more frequent coastal flooding in coming decades because of the sea level rise caused by global warming, according to new research. If the pace of the rise accelerat...

Consensus reached at FAO meet on guidelines for land tenure and access to fisheries and forests March 13, 2012   |  Source : FAO  | Copyright : FAO, 2012

International talks convened at FAO last week to finalize negotiations on a proposed set of voluntary global guidelines on responsible governance of land tenure and access rights to land, fisheries and forest resources have concluded successfully. The ...

US researchers develop new smart grid solution for isolated communities March 13, 2012   |  Source : smartmeters.com  | Copyright : smartmeters.com

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Electric Energy Systems Group (EESG) in the United States developed a new smart energy grid technology that could result in significant reductions in both electricity costs and CO2 emissions for remote islands...

Western Australian rock lobster fishery gains third MSC certification March 13, 2012   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 5M Enterprises Ltd. 2000 - 2011

The Western Australian rock lobster fishery – the world’s first Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fishery - is now the first fishery in the world to be certified as sustainable for a third time, following an independent assessment against the...

Licensed to loot: Scandals and violations within India's fishing Letter of Permit scheme exposed March 13, 2012   |  Source : Greenpeace

India’s lucrative commercial fish resources, including one of world’s last healthy tuna stocks, are being systematically exploited by fishing vessels of foreign origin as a result of the Letter of Permit (LoP) scheme which, in turn, is impacting the l...

Pakistan fishermen demand five-year ban on trawling along sea floor March 08, 2012   |  Source : The International News  | Copyright : The News International , 2012

Fishermen of the inland waters of Punjab, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Sindh have demanded to phase out bottom trawling from territorial waters for the next five years. The fishermen’s request is prompted by the negative impacts that bottom trawl...

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