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COVID-19 and small-scale fisheries in Southeast Asia: Impacts and Responses April 28, 2021   |  Source : Asian Fisheries Society

This new paper describes the impacts of and responses to COVID-19 of small-scale fisheries in six selected countries in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. The paper used a structured case study appr...

Illegal imports sinking local aquaculture in Cambodia by Hin Pisei April 28, 2021   |  Source : Phnompenh Post

While local aquaculture has started to grow significantly in recent years, the business community is increasingly facing competition from illegal imports, according to the Cambodian Aquaculturist Association (CAA). The CAA on April 27 expressed concern on...

In defence of New Zealand fisheries by Jeremy Helson April 27, 2021   |  Source : New Zealand Herald  | Copyright : 2020 NZME Publishing Limited

Jim suggested in his opinion piece that "overfishing and habitat destruction due to local and regional threats are undermining fisheries, biodiversity, and the long-term sustainability of the ocean environment in our EEZ with liberation of large amounts o...

High costs bar Ugandan fishermen from Lake Kyoga by Tobbias Jolly Owiny April 27, 2021   |  Source : Monitor

On a stretch on Namasale Road, between Alyecmeda Trading Centre and the junction to Kitwe Landing Site in Amolator District is the home of Mr Francis Okello. He is among hundreds of residents of Alyecmeda parish, Agwingiri Sub-county, who rely on fishing ...

Furious French fishermen demand ‘urgent’ access to British waters by MARK FITT April 27, 2021   |  Source : London Love Business

Last week French fishermen blocked British lorries who were bringing UK fish to Boulogne-sur-Mer, France’s busiest fishing hub. France are calling on the British government for a quick implementation of the post-Brexit trade agreement to allow French fi...

Historic opportunities for global action to eradicate poverty, end hunger and reduce inequalities, says FAO Director-General QU Dongyu April 27, 2021   |  Source : FAO

Addressing the 166th Session of the FAO Council today, Director-General QU Dongyu highlighted the ways the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been providing constant support to Members, including to overcome the challenges p...

Regulators missing pollution’s effect on marine life, study finds by Karen McVeigh April 27, 2021   |  Source : The Guardian

Increasing chemical and plastic pollution are “significant” contributors to the decline of fish and other aquatic organisms, yet their impact is being missed by regulators, according to a report by environmentalists. The report, Aquatic Pollutants in ...

Doubts World Bank unit's liability for pollution in India says a D.C. Circuit Judge by Khorri Atkinson April 27, 2021   |  Source : LAW360

A D.C. Circuit judge on Monday said U.S. Supreme Court precedent obliges him not to hold a private-sector lending arm of the World Bank responsible for environmental damage caused by a coal-fired power plant, which a proposed class of fishermen and others...

Thai fishing industry hit hard by shortage of migrant workers by Jakkrit Waewkraihong April 26, 2021   |  Source : Bangkok Post  | Copyright : 2021 Bangkok Post Public Company Limited

The fishing industry in this eastern province has been seriously affected by the shortage of migrant workers since the border between Thailand and Cambodia was closed to stem the Covid-19 pandemic, a fishing boat owner said on Sunday. Boonmee Apibansri, w...

New Fish standard wont stop abuse at sea, says ITF April 26, 2021   |  Source : ITF

A new report by human rights, labour and environmental organisations has exposed the latest attempt by employers to satisfy consumer concerns on the welfare of fishers and seafood workers while taking minimal action to stop abuse and exploitation in high ...

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