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Overview of Indian fishermen arrested by foreign countries March 29, 2012   |  Source : PIB

There have been reports of apprehension of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan authorities on charges of fishing related violations. According to information available, in 2009, 127 fishermen along with 32 boats were apprehended, in 2010, 34 Indian fis...

Ecuador shrimp farmers manage to recover mangroves by Silvina Corniola March 28, 2012   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2012 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

Through the reforestation plan, the Ecuadorian shrimp industry managed to recover 1.6 per cent of the total area of the existing mangroves in 1999. According to figures from the latest report of the Centre for Integrated Natural Resource Mapping by Rem...

FAO backs prevention of shrimp disease in Vietnam March 26, 2012   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : 2009 Viet Nam News

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has agreed to support a one-year project worth US$500,000 to control the spread of a particular shrimp disease in Vietnam. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the fund will be u...

Vietnam still remains puzzled with seafood antibiotic residue control March 15, 2012   |  Source : Growfish - Gippsland Aquaculture Industry Network (GAIN)

Vietnam - March 14, 2012 - Though seafood exports now have to undergo strict examination by Nafiqad (National Agro Forestry Fisheries Quality Assurance Department), a lot of export consignments still have been refused by the importers due to the high anti...

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 ...

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