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Indonesia’s new deregulation law to hurt small fishers, coastal communities by Basten Gokkon October 15, 2020   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2020 Copyright Conservation news

When Indonesian lawmakers passed a hugely controversial deregulation bill on the evening of Oct. 5, Sulaiman was with his fellow fishermen who had just returned home from the Java Sea. Sulaiman was dreading the decision that could change his life and t...

Factory boats plunder the fish-rich waters of the Gulf of Guinea at the expense of the populations, says Greenpeace by Bhavi Mandalia October 15, 2020   |  Source : Pledge Times

According to the environmental NGO Greenpeace, “marine ecosystems are increasingly degraded by pollution, overfishing by foreign trawlers, destructive fishing methods and illegal fishing” in the Gulf of Guinea. African coasts have been victims for ...

‘Time for global solidarity’ to overcome COVID’s health, social and economic challenges: UN agencies October 15, 2020   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only led to a “dramatic loss” of human life but also constitutes an “unprecedented challenge” to public health, food systems and employment, a group of leading UN agencies said on Tuesday. In a joint statement, th...

WTO members search for compromise as text-based negotiations on fishing subsidies continue October 15, 2020   |  Source : WTO  | Copyright : 2020, World Trade Organization

World Trade Organization members took up another set of fisheries subsidies issues at the 5-9 October cluster of meetings of the Negotiating Group on Rules, as drafting work continued on an agreement to curb harmful state support for fishing. New textual ...

Turkey: Canned fish company held workers captive in production after COVID-19 outbreak October 15, 2020   |  Source : IUF  | Copyright : IUF

A canned fish and ready-made sandwich company, Dardanel, in the north western province of Çanakkale in Turkey, forced more than 1000 workers to maintain production on its premises for 2 weeks between July 29 and August 9, 2020 after more than 40 workers ...

Talks begin to resolve disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border October 15, 2020   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

The UN Secretary-General has welcomed the launch of ground-breaking discussions on Wednesday, over the disputed maritime border between Lebanon and Israel in the eastern Mediterranean, following a framework agreement between the two nations at the beginni...

Pakistan: China's 'involvement' in deep sea fishing angers local fishermen October 15, 2020   |  Source : DW  | Copyright : 2020 Deutsche Welle

Fishermen's associations in Pakistan claim that Chinese trawlers have docked at a Karachi port, allegedly for the purpose of deep sea fishing. They fear that Chinese companies are slowly taking over Pakistan's fishing sector. Several fishermen's organi...

New Zealand fishermen return to Timaru after eight-month voyage by Samesh Mohanlall October 15, 2020   |  Source : Stuff

Eight months after departing Timaru on a fishing expedition to the South Atlantic, Sanford’s San Aspiring long-liner has returned to New Zealand – docking in Timaru on Wednesday morning. Most of the 27-strong crew, which left Timaru in February for...

Japan Climate Initiative (JCI) hosted “Japan Climate Action Summit 2020 (JCAS2020)” on 13 October October 13, 2020   |  Source : Japan Climate Initiative  | Copyright : Japan Climate Initiative. All Rights Reserved.

The Japan Climate Initiative (JCI) hosted “Japan Climate Action Summit 2020 (JCAS2020)” on 13 October 2020. The deepening of the climate crisis has become clear, as seen in forest fires caused by abnormal heat waves, torrential rains and floods occ...

Floods, rough seas kill 18 in Vietnam as fresh storm on the way October 13, 2020   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 2020 Manila Bulletin - Philippine News. All rights reserved.

At least 18 people died and more than a dozen are missing after floods submerged homes in central Vietnam and rough seas capsized fishing boats, authorities said Monday, as another storm threatened fresh downpours. Images on state media showed entire v...

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