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Thailand continues helping fishing sector and open to suggestions September 01, 2020   |  Source : Pattaya Mail  | Copyright : 2016 Pattaya Mail Publishing Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Since the National Fisheries Association of Thailand asked the government to help address challenges faced by workers in the fishing sector due to measures against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the government says that it is ready to ...

Trump's aquaculture push draws environmentalists' ire by Patrick White September 01, 2020   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2020 Industrial Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

President Donald Trump wants to dramatically expand aquaculture production in the United States, but a coalition of environmentalists believes his plan would be bad for the oceans, unnecessary for food security and difficult to implement. Trump's bid t...

File resolution before UN asking for South China Sea demilitarization, Philippines President urged by Ben Rosario September 01, 2020   |  Source : Manila Bulletin  | Copyright : 2020 Manila Bulletin - Philippine News. All rights reserved.

The Philippines may be an underdog in the ongoing territorial dispute in the South China Sea but can be expected to win the support of the United Nations if President Duterte will appeal for UN intervention for the demilitarization of the dispute area. ...

Chinese coastguard cruises North Pacific Ocean to enforce fisheries law August 31, 2020   |  Source : NST  | Copyright : 2020 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.

China has recently sent two coastguard ships to enforce fisheries law on the high seas of the North Pacific Ocean, according to the China Coast Guard. The 31-day patrol, covering around 74,000 sq nautical miles with a cumulative range of over 11,000 na...

Mauritius fishermen battle to save dozens of dolphins near oil spill August 31, 2020   |  Source : The Tribune  | Copyright : The Tribune Trust, 2020

Fishermen battled on Sunday to save dozens of injured dolphins washed ashore in Mauritius where in recent days at least 40 of the animals were found dead in a lagoon near the site of an oil spill from a Japanese bulk carrier which struck a coral reef. ...

Thailand govt. mulls buying back more trawlers, ease rules August 31, 2020   |  Source : The Bangkok Post  | Copyright : 2020 Bangkok Post Public Company Limited

The government of Thailand has agreed to help commercial fishing operations by pledging to consider buying back more trawlers from companies affected by the regulations and relaxing several fishing regulations. "The government has been working hard to ...

Mindanao Development Authority in the Philippines to establish fish center in Davao Oriental by Che Palicte August 31, 2020   |  Source : PNA  | Copyright : 2020 Philippine News Agency

Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) chairman, Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, said the province of Davao Oriental (DavOr) in the Philippines is set to become one of the 22 recipients of fish centers to be established in Mindanao. In a statement on Sunday...

US shrimpers get hit again after hurricane halt by Elizabeth Elkin and Millie Munshi August 31, 2020   |  Source : Bloomberg  | Copyright : 2020 Bloomberg L.P. All Rights Reserved

The U.S. seafood industry has seen some serious suffering this year as restaurant shutdowns shattered demand and Covid-19 threatened fisherman working in close quarters. Now add natural disasters to the list of hardships. Hurricane Laura raked Louisian...

Coal power plant: NGOs worry as US court rules World Bank can't be sued for 'damages' by Kate Fried, Mir Jalal August 31, 2020   |  Source : Counterview

On August 24 evening, a federal court ruled that the World Bank Group cannot be sued for any damage caused by its lending, despite last year’s Supreme Court ruling in the same case that these institutions can be sued for their “commercial activity” ...

ICSF publishes latest edition of Yemaya, women-in-fisheries newsletter August 27, 2020   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : 2020 ICSF

The latest issue of the women-in-fisheries newsletter of the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF), Yemaya No.61, dated August 2020, features articles and interviews from Brazil, Costa Rica, France, India, Indonesia, Mexico and Senegal...

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