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Russia's salmon season facing coronavirus complications by Ivan Stupachenko July 15, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

The Russian Far East salmon fishery, which runs from 1 June to 1 August, is facing a new set of challenges in 2020. With projections predicting the lowest harvest of recent years, the fishery is expected to see a reduced value even if prices maintained no...

China says Yangtze River fishing is no longer viable and installs a ban July 15, 2020   |  Source : Bloomberg News  | Copyright : ©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

China will impose a 10-year ban on fishing in some key parts of the Yangtze from next year to protect biodiversity along the Asia’s longest river. The move means more than 100,000 fishing vessels will be made redundant and some 300,000 fish farmers w...

Argentinian fishing boat docks in China port with over 50 COVID-19 cases July 15, 2020   |  Source : CGTN  | Copyright : 2020 CGTN

Argentina is trying to solve a medical mystery after 57 sailors were infected with the COVID-19 after 35 days at sea, despite the entire crew testing negative before leaving port. The Echizen Maru fishing trawler is now docked at a port in the city of Ush...

3 die in fishing trawler capsize in Noakhali, Bangladesh by Ranajit Kuri July 15, 2020   |  Source : Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright : 2012-2019. 2A Media Limited.

The Bangladesh Coast Guard has recovered the bodies of three fishermen who died when a fishing trawler sank after colliding with a submerged sandbar in the Gangriar Char area of Noakhalis’s Hatia upazila. The fishing trawler capsized near the mouth o...

Virtual gathering gives coastal communities chance to discuss global challenges July 15, 2020   |  Source : Mirage News  | Copyright : Mirage News

Researchers and local representatives from across the world will gather virtually this week to discuss some of the major challenges facing coastal communities. The third GCRF Blue Communities Annual Meeting had been due to take place in Hoi An, Vietnam...

Supporting sustainable seaweed farming for East Africa’s coastal communities by Lucy Magembe, country director, Tanzania, at The Nature Conservancy July 15, 2020   |  Source : The Fish Site  | Copyright : 2020 ? Hatch Accelerator Holding Limited, 7/8 Liberty Street, Cork, T12T85H, Ireland

Climate change and unsustainable practices are threatening seaweed farming in Tanzania, an industry that employs over 25,000 farmers, of whom around 80 percent are women. To help address these challenges, The Nature Conservancy is partnering with Cargill,...

COVID-19 opens a can of worms for fisherwomen in Cambodia July 14, 2020   |  Source : UNEP  | Copyright : United Nations Environment Programme

“I’m used to hearing the sound of laughter every morning as my customers come to buy fish,” says 37-year-old Huon Tim. “But it’s very quiet these days in the village.” For Huon, who runs a small fish and produce stall at the local market in...

Japan’s fisheries white paper outlines measures to boost fisheries in FY2020 by Chris Loew July 14, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Japan recently released a comprehensive white paper on fisheries that contains extensive plans to boost its fisheries and fishing industry in the hopes of reversing negative trends. Japan’s fishing industry has been in a long decline since the loss ...

N. Korean fishing boats head out to sea from Sinuiju by Ha Yoon Ah July 14, 2020   |  Source : Daily NK  | Copyright : 2019 DAILY NK. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

North Korean fishermen are reportedly grumbling that there is no fish left to catch in North Korean waters. “North Korean vessels were observed heading out to sea from Sinuiju on June 26,” a source in China told Daily NK on July 9. “North Korean ...

Cities and local government must focus on well-being of people in developing countries: UN official July 14, 2020   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

While the scale and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt in developing and developed countries alike, the President of the UN General Assembly maintained on Monday that the response must focus on “the two-thirds of the world’s population at...

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