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Lebanon's fishermen face crisis as stocks dwindle and demand runs dry by Matthew Kynaston September 30, 2020   |  Source : The National

The evening sky is morphing from shades of orange to red above the picturesque town of Byblos, and a small, ageing fishing boat with two fishermen slowly rumbles its way out of the ancient harbour. This is the second time today that cousins Philippe Ko...

Muslim scholars condemn killing of Palestine fishermen by Egypt army September 30, 2020   |  Source : MEMO  | Copyright : Ardi Associates Ltd 2009-2020. All Rights Reserved

The International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) yesterday condemned the killing of two Palestinian fishermen by the Egyptian army. IUMS Secretary-General Ali Al-Qaradaghi said in a statement that “the Union strongly condemns the incident of killing...

RoRo carrier rescues fishermen in Strait of Malacca September 30, 2020   |  Source : MarineLink  | Copyright : 996-2020 Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

An Indonesia-flagged car carrier operated by the NYK Group company PT. NYK-SPIL INDORORO, rescued eight fishermen in distress at the Strait of Malacca last week. The 100-meter roll-on, roll-off (RoRo) ship Kalimantan Leader was sailing from Belawan, In...

4,838 illegal fishing suspects captured along Yangtze by Yang Zekun September 30, 2020   |  Source : CHINA DAILY

Police in China had solved 3,292 criminal cases and captured 4,838 suspects in a campaign against illegal fishing in the Yangtze River Basin by the end of September, the Ministry of Public Security said on Tuesday. Police have also seized more than 1,5...

Indonesia’s new intelligence hub wields data in the war on illegal fishing by Julia John September 30, 2020   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 020 Copyright Conservation news

In late July, a high-speed chase stirred the waters northeast of Indonesia’s Natuna Islands, as patrol officers pursued a Vietnamese vessel suspected of illegal fishing. Having fled when authorities approached it for questioning, the Vietnamese crew ...

Gambia: Fisheries ministry hands over 14 fishing vessels to various communities September 29, 2020   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : AllAfrica

The Ministry of Fisheries Water Resources and National Assembly Matters on Thursday 24 September, 2020 handed over fourteen (14) fishing vessels with outboard engines to 10 communities in The Gambia. This initiative is geared towards addressing fish sh...

Controversial Discovery Islands fish farms pose 'minimal risk' to wild salmon, Canada DFO says by Karin Larsen September 29, 2020   |  Source : CBC News

The battle to have 18 open-net fish farms removed from a critical salmon migration route is heading for more consultation after Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced they present little risk to wild Fraser River salmon stocks, which are in serious decline...

Two decades after the Burnt Church crisis, disputes flare up over Indigenous fishing rights in Atlantic Canada by Greg Mercer September 29, 2020   |  Source : Globe and Mail

Twenty years before a wharf in Saulnierville, N.S., became a flashpoint in the fight over Indigenous fishing rights in Atlantic Canada, a similar scene played out in New Brunswick on the water outside Miramichi. Angry that Mi’kmaq fishers were harves...

US federal appeals court reverses ruling on American Samoa fishing grounds by Steven Pagach September 29, 2020   |  Source : Jurist  | Copyright : 2020, JURIST Legal News & Research Services, Inc.

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday reversed a decision banning large fishing vessels from fishing in a zone around the American Samoa territory. The government of American Samoa filed a federal lawsuit in 2016 stating that the US g...

Pacific leaders united on Climate, Ocean and Security issues at the UNGA September 29, 2020   |  Source : RNZ  | Copyright : Copyright Radio New Zealand 2020

The Pacific has presented a united front to world leaders at the UN General Assembly this year. In an unprecedented virtual edition, the 75th instalment of the assembly was conducted through pre-recorded leader's statements and online meeting rooms. ...

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