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Interactive maps show decades of climate change effects in Nunavut communities in Canada by Mélanie Ritchot December 21, 2020   |  Source : Nunatsiaq News  | Copyright : 1995-2019 Nortext Publishing Corporation (Iqaluit)

Want to see how quickly Canada’s Arctic coastline is warming? There’s a map for that. The United Nations Environment Programme recently released an expansive study that collates 70 years’ worth of data on the region. Instead of a dense report, it...

Maersk warns of Africa piracy risk after cargo ship attacked by Verity Ratcliffe December 21, 2020   |  Source : Bloomberg  | Copyright : 2020 Bloomberg L.P. All Rights Reserved

A container ship owned by A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S was attacked off the West African coast, prompting the company to warn of a rising risk from piracy in the area. The Maersk Cadiz was boarded by “criminals” on Saturday at about 2:30 p.m. Nigeria tim...

Research reveals diverse community benefits of small-scale fisheries December 20, 2020   |  Source : UoM  | Copyright : University of Maine

Marine fisheries provide many benefits to coastal communities. Fisheries generate food, provide employment and economic profit through the supply chain, and play an important role in a sense of community and individual identity. University of Maine res...

Thailand to test 10,000 after virus outbreak linked to seafood market December 20, 2020   |  Source : AFP

Thailand will test more than 10,000 people for coronavirus after an outbreak linked to its biggest seafood market, officials said Sunday. Nearly 700 new infections have been linked to Mahachai market and port since a 67-year-old female prawn seller tes...

Move over fishing nets, LED lights and audio technology are the new fisherman tools by KATHARINE ROONEY December 20, 2020   |  Source : The Print

The humble fishing net has had an upgrade – and it’s one that’s playing an important role in fisheries management. At sites around the northeast Atlantic, scientists are working with the fishing industry on trials of light and audio technology that ...

Italy fishermen held by Libya return home at last December 20, 2020   |  Source : AP

Eighteen Italian fishermen, who were seized in September by Libyan authorities in a fishing dispute before being freed last Thursday, arrived home in Sicily on Sunday.The fishermen arrived in Mazara del Vallo aboard the "Antartide" and the "Medinea", thei...

China's fishing fleet heading for Australia amid trade war by Jamie Seidel December 20, 2020   |  Source : NZ Herald  | Copyright : 2020 NZME Publishing Limited

Beijing's monster fishing fleet has long since stripped its own waters bare. Now it is aggressively prowling the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans for a catch. And it is coming to Australia. It grabs as much as it can. As fast as it can. Wherever it ...

Crab-22: how Norway's fisheries got rich – but on an invasive species by Gloria Dickie December 20, 2020   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

Known locally as ‘Stalin’s Red Army’, an invasion of king crabs from Russia created a lucrative industry, and difficult choices Seascape: the state of our oceans is supported by The David and Lucile Packard FoundationAbout this content Gloria D...

NGOs, WTO delegates label EU fisheries funding as harmful subsidy by Mark Godfrey December 17, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

A EUR 6.1 billion (USD 7.4 billion) budget of the next European Maritime, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF) for 2021 to 2027 is drawing criticism from NGOs and a WTO delegate, who say it represents a harmful subsidy encouraging unsustainable fishing...

First clam fishery receives ASC certification in Vietnam by Phuc Van – Translated by Uyen Phuong December 17, 2020   |  Source : SGGP  | Copyright : 2005 SGGP English edition

Lenger Farm of Lenger Seafoods Vietnam was certified as meeting best social and environmental practices at a farm level. According to the Directorate of Fisheries, ASC certification makes it easier for consumers to recognize and choose fish of traceable ...

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