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Indian fishermen protest permit to foreigners August 10, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Fishermen from across the Indian State of Odisha (Orissa) staged a sit-in in Bhubaneswar on Thursday protesting against the government's move to permit foreign fishing vessels to operate in Indian waters. The fishermen from Ganjam, Puri, Kendrapada, J...

‘Lot of shrimps in Kuwait’ - Fishing ban ends August 10, 2012   |  Source : Arab Times  | Copyright : 2012 Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Chairperson of the Federation of Kuwaiti Fishermen (FKF) Mohammad Hashim Al-Ali has announced that fresh Shrimps are available in their huge quantities ranging from 400-450 baskets each day, reports Al-Rai daily. Declaring the good news, Al-Ali praised...

China promises relief to fisheries affected by plastic pellets spillage by Li Liku August 09, 2012   |  Source : China Daily

Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday said the government will offer relief to those in the fisheries industry, who were affected by the spillage of plastic pellet during typhoon Vicente. She also said efforts will be undertake...

Canadian lobstermen continue protest August 09, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 Bloomberg L.P.

New Brunswick fishermen staged a protest outside the Canadian federal fisheries minister's office Wednesday in their ongoing dispute over the import of lobsters from Maine, while a U.S. senator from Maine called for beefed up enforcement in the province t...

Fishing in neighbour's waters remains a knotty problem for India, Sri Lanka by Indrani Bagchi August 09, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

On Wednesday, 11 Sri Lankan fishermen returned home after being detained for over three months in India. They had been picked up from near Andhra Pradesh by the Indian Coast Guard in May. Last week, Sri Lanka released 23 Indian fishermen after detaining t...

Mauritian fishers want EU vessels out of their seas by Nasseem Ackbarally August 09, 2012   |  Source : IPS  | Copyright : 2012 IPS-Inter Press Service

“Look out there, the blue one…. that is a European Union fishing vessel that is threatening our livelihood,” says Lallmamode Mohamedally, a Mauritian fisherman, as he points to a boat offloading its catch at the Les Salines port, close to the countr...

Two fishermen drowned as tropical storm Ernesto makes landfall in Mexico by Miguel Angel Hernandez August 09, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : McClatchy company

Tropical Storm Ernesto made landfall Thursday near the port city of Coatzacoalcos, killing two people as it moved inland and began drenching Mexico's flood-prone southern Gulf region. Ernesto came ashore after spinning across the far southern Gulf of M...

Tanzania fishermen want review of taxes on fishing gear by Sheilla Sezzy August 09, 2012   |  Source : The Citizen  | Copyright : 2007 - 2011 The Citizen

The Tanzania government should review taxes on fishing equipment in order to stop operations of illegal fishermen on Lake Victoria, it has been proposed.According to an association for fishermen, poor equipment prompted some of them, especially on the no...

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, Aug 9, 2012 Theme: "Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices" August 08, 2012   |  Source : UN

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (9 August) was first proclaimed by the General Assembly in December 1994, to be celebrated every year during the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995 – 2004). In 20...

Fisheries in Hong Kong return to normal after spill by Ming Yeung August 08, 2012   |  Source : China Daily  | Copyright : China Daily Information Co (CDIC)

The fishing industry in Hong Kong says the significance of 150 tons of plastic pellets that spilled in the wake of typhoon Vicente two weeks ago, is rapidly waning, now that the fishing ban is just over. And an industry spokesman noted that most retailers...

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