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New York City residents document sea-level rise in coastal neighborhoods September 09, 2020   |  Source : Yale  | Copyright : 2020 Yale Climate Connections

Many of New York City’s coastal residents are plagued by flooding – during storms and on sunny days. “There are certain times of the year associated with the new and full moons where it brings higher-than-normal high tides. And with that, those t...

2 women killed, 1 child missing, after trawler collision in Bangladesh's Naf River September 09, 2020   |  Source : The Daily Star  | Copyright : 2020 / thedailystar.net

Two women have been killed, seven other people injured and a child has gone missing after a head-on collision between a speedboat and a fishing trawler on the Teknaf-Saint Martin's Island route in Bangladesh this afternoon. The victims were identified ...

Plunged into despair: How Israel's policy affects Gazan families that depend on fishing for a living September 09, 2020   |  Source : B'Tselem

On 12 August 2020, Israel reduced southern Gaza’s fishing range from 15 to eight nautical miles, officially because explosive-laden balloons had been launched from Gaza into Israel. On 16 August 2020, Israel banned access to the Gaza sea, and on 2 Septe...

Fishing industry in Kenya bears brunt of pandemic by Jael Mboga September 09, 2020   |  Source : The Standard  | Copyright : © 2020 Standard Group PLC

As the coronavirus infection curve in Kenya seems to be flattening, the impact on food and agriculture is still ever-present, especially in the fishing and aquaculture industry. The Food and Agriculture Organisation has stated that the pandemic has cre...

Ghana Council urges govt to end activities of industrial pair trawlers September 09, 2020   |  Source : GhanaWeb  | Copyright : 1994 - 2020 GhanaWeb. All rights reserved.

The Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to direct all industrial pair trawlers to land their catches at the two designated ports of Tema and Takoradi as was done in 2018. The move, the Council note...

Malaysia detains two vessels, 26 Vietnamese fishermen September 09, 2020   |  Source : NST  | Copyright : 2020 © New Straits Times, New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd. A part of Media Prima Group.

Two Vietnamese fishing vessels with 26 crew members were detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for encroaching into the state waters yesterday. The two vessels were spotted about 33 nautical miles off Pulau Tioman during the Op K...

Rohingya refugees rescued by Indonesian fishermen after months at sea by Lauretta Charlton September 09, 2020   |  Source : NYT  | Copyright : © 2020 The New York Times Company

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees stranded at sea for more than six months after repeatedly being denied port by regional authorities were rescued on Monday by local fishermen in Aceh, Indonesia, officials said. The rescue was carried out around mid...

Philippine fishermen stranded at sea by pandemic: ‘We think about jumping overboard’ by ANA P. SANTOS September 09, 2020   |  Source : LA Times  | Copyright : 2020, Los Angeles Times

Anthony Medina’s daughter was 5 months old when he left the Philippines and set sail for the Indian Ocean in December 2018 on an odyssey where his livelihood collided with a pandemic that has kept him adrift at sea and exiled from home. For more than...

3 Kenyan fishermen go missing after crossing to Tanzanian side September 09, 2020   |  Source : Tuko.co.ke  | Copyright : Tuko.co.ke, 2020

Three fishermen from Ringiti Island who went missing after going for a fishing activity a fortnight ago have not yet been found, TUKO.co.ke has established. Kennedy Omondi, 38, Brian Juma, 22, and William Otieno went missing after they left the island...

New Zealand introduces plan to put camera aboard all its fishing vessels by Bernadette Carreon September 09, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

New Zealand’s government last week announced plans to put cameras on board 345 fishing vessels, a plan that will cost more than NZD 40 million (USD 27 million, EUR 23 million). In a press statement, New Zealand Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash said th...

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