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Mindanao Development Authority in the Philippines to establish fish center in Davao Oriental by Che Palicte August 31, 2020   |  Source : PNA  | Copyright : 2020 Philippine News Agency

Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) chairman, Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, said the province of Davao Oriental (DavOr) in the Philippines is set to become one of the 22 recipients of fish centers to be established in Mindanao. In a statement on Sunday...

US shrimpers get hit again after hurricane halt by Elizabeth Elkin and Millie Munshi August 31, 2020   |  Source : Bloomberg  | Copyright : 2020 Bloomberg L.P. All Rights Reserved

The U.S. seafood industry has seen some serious suffering this year as restaurant shutdowns shattered demand and Covid-19 threatened fisherman working in close quarters. Now add natural disasters to the list of hardships. Hurricane Laura raked Louisian...

Coal power plant: NGOs worry as US court rules World Bank can't be sued for 'damages' by Kate Fried, Mir Jalal August 31, 2020   |  Source : Counterview

On August 24 evening, a federal court ruled that the World Bank Group cannot be sued for any damage caused by its lending, despite last year’s Supreme Court ruling in the same case that these institutions can be sued for their “commercial activity” ...

ICSF publishes latest edition of Yemaya, women-in-fisheries newsletter August 27, 2020   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : 2020 ICSF

The latest issue of the women-in-fisheries newsletter of the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF), Yemaya No.61, dated August 2020, features articles and interviews from Brazil, Costa Rica, France, India, Indonesia, Mexico and Senegal...

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...

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