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Previously-fined Chinese vessel given Ghanaian fishing permit, despite lack of payment by Chris Chase August 25, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

The Lu Rong Yuan Yu 956, a Chinese vessel operated by Rongcheng Ocean Fishery Co. Ltd., has reportedly been re-licensed to fish in Ghana, in spite of failing to pay its fines. The Lu Rong Yuan Yu 956 was initially fined USD 1 million (EUR 847,000) in 2...

How to save the sea: Lessons from an Italian fishing community by AGOSTINO PETRONI August 25, 2020   |  Source : Yes! Magazine  | Copyright : 2020 YES! MAGAZINE

When Cosimo Di Biasi, 66, decides it’s the right day to fish, he begins at 5 p.m. He drives 4 miles to the port of Torre Santa Sabina, boards Nonno Ugo, his 21-foot fiberglass boat, and navigates south for a half-hour to reach a marine reserve in Puglia...

Hurricane watches issued for parts of Texas and Louisiana coast as threat from Laura rises by Andrew Freedman and Jason Samenow August 25, 2020   |  Source : The Washington Post  | Copyright : washingtonpost.com © 1996-2020 The Washington Post

After raking the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Cuba, Tropical Storm Laura entered the Gulf of Mexico late Monday evening where it is poised to strengthen to a hurricane by Tuesday and then pose a serious threat to the coasts of Louisiana and Texas midwee...

China envoy to Ecuador says fishing vessels follow regulations August 25, 2020   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Reuters

Chinese fishing vessels operating in the vicinity of the Galapagos Islands are complying with international fishing regulations on the high seas and none have been reported for illegal activities, China's ambassador to Ecuador said on Monday. Ecuador's...

Fisherwomen in Lamu, Kenya, uncover rare octopus closures August 25, 2020   |  Source : The Star  | Copyright : The Star 2020

A group of fisherwomen in Lamu, Kenya, have discovered two temporary octopus closures, giving the sector a major boost. The women, under the Pate Marine Community Conservancy (PMCC), discovered the octopus closures on Pate Island. They cover about 284 ...

Uganda fishermen ask govt. to fix price of fish maw August 25, 2020   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : AllAfrica

Fishermen at Masese Landing Site in Jinja City want government to regulate the price of gas bladders, following a pep talk by President Museveni on the highly sought-after fish organ. Last month, during a televised address, Mr Museveni said: "Nile Perc...

Cambodian Navy mum over alleged Vietnam boat entries by Ben Sokhean August 25, 2020   |  Source : Khmer Times  | Copyright : 2020 Virtus Media Pte., Ltd. (Khmer Times)

The Ream Naval Base of the Royal Cambodian Navy yesterday neither refuted nor confirmed a report made by a Beijing-based think tank that over a hundred Vietnamese fishing vessels intruded into the Kingdom’s maritime territory last month. Admiral Khun...

Mayan Train project threatens to alter the environment and communities in Mexico by Emilio Godoy August 25, 2020   |  Source : IPS  | Copyright : 2020 IPS-Inter Press Service. All rights reserved

Mayan anthropologist Ezer May fears that the tourism development and real estate construction boom that will be unleashed by the Mayan Train, the main infrastructure project of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, will disrupt his community. ...

Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum to initiate drive against deep-sea fishing trawlers August 24, 2020   |  Source : News International

The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum has vowed to initiate a campaign against deep-sea fishing trawlers spotted near the Karachi Port Trust. Held at Ibrahim Hyderi on Friday, an organisational meeting was headed by Chairman Muhammad Ali Shah in which it was d...

Overfishing drives Congolese fishers to take sharks by Sheree Bega August 24, 2020   |  Source : IOL  | Copyright : 2020 Independent Online and affiliated companies. All rights reserved

Congolese artisanal fishers are turning towards shark fishing because of the increased scarcity of other stocks, overfished by industrial fisheries. With a coastline just 169km long, an active fleet of more than 110 industrial vessels and close to 700 ...

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