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Fishing operators demand Thai govt. buy their boats September 02, 2020   |  Source : Pattaya Mail  | Copyright : 2016 Pattaya Mail Publishing Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Over 2,000 commercial fishing operators in Thailand are selling their fishing vessels to the government after they have been affected by a myriad of regulations imposed to solve illegal, unreported and unregulated [IUU] fishing. Fishing boat owners suc...

Fear of second major oil spill in Mauritius as oil barge sinks in coral lagoon by Nishan Degnarain September 01, 2020   |  Source : Forbes

In an incredible new development overnight on Monday 31 August, a major operation is underway in Mauritius as a barge carrying oil from the stricken Japanese iron-ore vessel The Wakashio collided with a tug boat pulling it. The tug boat - which had be...

Independence Day takes on new meaning for Indonesian fishermen September 01, 2020   |  Source : The News Lens  | Copyright : 2018 The News Lens

Around 200 Indonesian fishermen celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia at the Donggang fishing port earlier this month. As the abuse and violations of fishermen who work on Taiwanese vessels that depart from Donggang are more likely ...

Mumbai’s Coastal Road: Making land in a drowning city by Shweta Wagh, Hussain Indorewala & Aaran Patel September 01, 2020   |  Source : Scroll.in

This year, as the monsoons unleashed severe flooding in South Mumbai, we were presented with standard narratives of the disaster. The bureaucracy blamed the high-intensity rainfall and outdated infrastructure; the people blamed it on a lack of “politica...

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 ...

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