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Ghana NGO presents smart phones to fishermen to monitor illegal fishing activities July 21, 2020   |  Source : GBN  | Copyright : Ghana Business News © Copyright 2020, All Rights Reserved

Friends of the Nation (FoN), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has donated five smart phones for monitoring of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing activities in communities in the Western Region of Ghana. The phones were given to com...

Ecuador’s shrimp sellers look to US amid China issues by Tom Seaman July 21, 2020   |  Source : UCN  | Copyright : Copyright Notice Copying our articles to share with others is a breach of our terms and conditions. To share articles, please use the sharing tools located at the top of our articles. Email us at subscribe@undercurrentnews.com if you need expanded access.

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to upend the global seafood trade, reducing foodservice demand and complicating supply chains. Following the COVID-19-related blocks to three big packers and mandatory inspection requirements by China, the Sout...

China promises help for 300,000 people hit by Yangtze River fishing ban by Viola Zhou July 16, 2020   |  Source : SCMP

The Chinese government has promised to help 300,000 fisherpeople find new jobs after banning fishing in the Yangtze River at the start of the year in a bid to protect its biodiversity and dwindling stocks. Beijing imposed a 10-year ban on January 1 at ...

Yemeni tanker spill would be four times worse than Exxon Valdez, U.N. warns by Linda Givetash July 16, 2020   |  Source : NBC News  | Copyright : NBC

Up to 1.1 million barrels of oil could spill into the Red Sea causing a disaster four times worse than the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill, the United Nations Security Council heard on Wednesday. Time is running out to prevent a dilapidated oil tanker stranded...

Tanzania: Ruaha National Park to introduce boat tourism before December by Anne Robi July 16, 2020   |  Source : Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)  | Copyright : AllAfrica

Ruaha National Park is set to introduce boating safari tourism before this year ends, aiming to diversify attractions while boosting government revenues. The Park's Conservation Officer in the Tourism Department, Ms Amina Salum said the plan aim at att...

Minister Jordan highlights importance of growing Canada’s ocean economy July 16, 2020   |  Source : Government of Canada  | Copyright : PHILIPPINE CANADIAN INQUIRER

Canada’s three oceans are an integral part of our national identity. They provide beauty and enjoyment to our citizens, serve as a refuge and ecosystem to millions of life forms and support a thriving ocean economy accounting for approximately $31.65 bi...

UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment to roll out virtual Shark Week July 16, 2020   |  Source : AlKhaleej Today

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, MoCCAE, will launch this year’s Shark Week virtually in collaboration with the International Fund for Animal Welfare, IFAW, and Atlantis, The Palm from 17th to 23rd July, 2020. Taif...

How technology is helping Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen amid climate change patterns by Himanshu N July 16, 2020   |  Source : DTE  | Copyright : Down To Earth 2020

Climate change has brought monumental shifts in weather patterns, fishing zones and migration of fish population to different areas. The phenomenon has impacted the source of livelihood for many in coastal India — pushing them to turn to technological a...

Russia's salmon season facing coronavirus complications by Ivan Stupachenko July 15, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

The Russian Far East salmon fishery, which runs from 1 June to 1 August, is facing a new set of challenges in 2020. With projections predicting the lowest harvest of recent years, the fishery is expected to see a reduced value even if prices maintained no...

China says Yangtze River fishing is no longer viable and installs a ban July 15, 2020   |  Source : Bloomberg News  | Copyright : ©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

China will impose a 10-year ban on fishing in some key parts of the Yangtze from next year to protect biodiversity along the Asia’s longest river. The move means more than 100,000 fishing vessels will be made redundant and some 300,000 fish farmers w...

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