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Women in Fiji use traditional fishing practices by Kelly Vacala April 19, 2021   |  Source : FBC News  | Copyright : 2018-21 Fijian Broadcasting Corporation Limited. 69 Gladstone Road, Suva. PO Box 334, Suva, Fiji.

There is an increasing number of elderly women at the Nausori market in Fiji who are using their traditional fishing practices and skills to earn a living. Some of them are out at sea before sunrise to collect freshwater mussels, while others during du...

Japan: UN experts ‘deeply disappointed’ by decision to discharge Fukushima water April 16, 2021   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

Three independent UN human rights experts expressed deep regret on Thursday over Japan’s decision to discharge potentially still radioactive Fukushima nuclear plant water into the ocean, warning that it could impact millions across the Pacific region. ...

New Zealand leading world to eliminate fishing subsidies April 16, 2021   |  Source : Mirage News  | Copyright : Mirage.News real-time media portal

Two years after coming into force, New Zealand has opened consultation on future membership of the free trade agreement called the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The CPTPP is a high-quality free trade agreement that aims ...

Vietnam calls on Malaysia, Philippines to treat detained fishermen humanely by Hoang Phong April 16, 2021   |  Source : VNE  | Copyright : © Copyright 1997 VnExpress.net. All rights reserved.

Newly-elected Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son requested Malaysia and the Philippines to continue treating detained Vietnamese fishermen in a humane way. During his phone call with Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein and Filipino cou...

Russian fishing industry blasts new limits on vessels of foreign origin by Ivan Stupachenko April 16, 2021   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2021 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Russian fishing companies are worried a new rules issued by the government banning ships built, purchased, or serviced outside of European Asian Economic Union (EAEU) – Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan – from fishing in Russian wat...

EU court upholds ban on pulse fishing, Dutch industry hard hit April 16, 2021   |  Source : DutchNews  | Copyright : 2021 DutchNews

he European Union’s highest court has rejected a Dutch appeal to overturn a ban on pulse fishing. The Netherlands brought a complaint to the Court of Justice of the European Union in 2019, after the EU parliament outlawed the practice of sending a curre...

Small-scale fishers in South Africa cheer Total’s postponement of gas drilling by Mwangi Githahu April 16, 2021   |  Source : IOL  | Copyright : 2021 Independent Online and affiliated companies. All rights reserved

Small-scale subsistence fishers in South Africa and their civil society organisation partners Green Connection are celebrating the decision by French oil giant Total E&P South Africa (Tepsa) to postpone their application for additional drilling and associ...

Kenya officials seize vessel conducting illegal fishing in Indian ocean April 15, 2021   |  Source : KBC  | Copyright : Kenya Broadcasting Corporation 2017

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials have seized a fishing vessel in Kipini area in Tana River county which was allegedly carrying out illegal fishing in the Indian ocean. The officials together with community members and Tana River county govern...

Philippines files new diplomatic protests over Chinese boats in disputed waters April 15, 2021   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2021 Reuters. All Rights Reserved.

The Philippines filed fresh diplomatic protests to China on Wednesday after accusing its giant neighbour of undertaking illegal fishing and massing more than 240 boats within the Southeast Asian country’s territorial waters. The Philippine Department...

Mi’kmaw fisherman has crab traps seized by Canada's DFO during food fishery by Angel Moore April 15, 2021   |  Source : aptn  | Copyright : © 2019 APTN. All Rights Reserved

Robert Syliboy and his crew dropped ten traps into the deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean to harvest snow crab for a community feast. “Crab’s pretty expensive, how many people on the reserve do you think could actually go out and buy it and then it ...

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