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A Venezuelan vessel carrying 1.3 mn barrels of oil is tilting — and it could lead to a catastrophic oil spill by Sophie Lewis October 22, 2020   |  Source : CBS News  | Copyright : © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved.

A Venezuelan oil tanker has been parked for nearly two years in the Gulf of Paria, carrying approximately 80 million gallons of oil. New photos of the vessel show it appearing to tilt heavily on its side — leading to growing concerns of a potential envi...

Mexico fishermen scoff at governor's suggestion to switch to taxi driving by Kendal Blust October 22, 2020   |  Source : Arizona Public Media  | Copyright : Arizona Board of Regents

In an effort to protect the nearly extinct vaquita marina porpoise, Mexico has implemented increasingly restrictive fishing bans in the uppermost part of the Sea of Cortez, called the Upper Gulf of California. In September, new restrictions would make eve...

Quarantined fishermen drive New Zealand virus spike October 22, 2020   |  Source : RTE  | Copyright : © RTÉ 2020. RTÉ.ie is the website of Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's National Public Service Media.

A coronavirus outbreak among hundreds of Russian and Ukrainian fishermen flown to New Zealand to bolster its struggling deep-sea fishing industry has prompted that country's largest daily increase in infections in months, authorities said. More than 23...

Dozens of artisanal fishermen in Costa Rica demonstrated against trawling October 22, 2020   |  Source : MENAFN  | Copyright : 2000 MENAFN. All rights reserved.

A group of dozens of artisanal fishermen in Costa Rica demonstrated against the reactivation of trawling on October 19 in front of the Legislative Assembly. They held a meeting with deputies José María Villalta, Ana Karine Niño, Luis Antonio Aiza, Mile...

International policy required to control exploited fish stocks: Researchers October 22, 2020   |  Source : Open Access Government

Currently, COVID-19 does not affect fish. However, the pandemic has created a diminished supply chain for global fisheries, as workers and trade are limited by the regulations brought into place by various Government bodies to protect them against infecti...

Stuck in troubled waters, seafood sector in Kerala, India, seeks aid to tide over crisis by Manoj Viswanathan October 22, 2020   |  Source : ENS  | Copyright : 2020 Express Newspapers

The seafood export sector in the soutḥ Indian state of Kerala that contributes Rs 6,000 crore to the state’s economy and provides employment to nearly one lakh of the population is on the verge of collapse, thanks to shrinking markets and mounting los...

FAO organizes webinars on COVID-19, fish trade, aquaculture October 21, 2020   |  Source : FAO  | Copyright : FAO, 2020

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is organizing a series of webinars on COVID-19, fish trade and global aquaculture. The webinars intend to provide an overview of how the industry has been affected by the pandemic and so...

Black Sea ‘neighbors’ deprive Turkey’s fishermen of hamsi October 21, 2020   |  Source : Daily Sabah  | Copyright : © Turkuvaz Haberle?me ve Yay?nc?l?k 2020

For the Black Sea fishermen, there is plenty of fish in the sea beside the region's most popular, hamsi, a name given to a breed of anchovy in Turkey. However, the fish's population has been rapidly shrinking and experts blame it on overfishing in othe...

Covid-19: Seven new cases at Christchurch hotel, second flight of fishermen into New Zealand may be delayed by Amber Allott October 21, 2020   |  Source : Stuff  | Copyright : 2020 Stuff Limited

Seven more newly arrived international fishermen have tested positive for Covid-19 in a Christchurch quarantine hotel in New Zealand. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said on Wednesday there were 18 positive cases in the facility and hea...

Bangladesh river police sink 97 trawlers, detain 6 for illegal fishing October 21, 2020   |  Source : New Age  | Copyright : 2020 Media New Age Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

The river police in Bangladesh seized 97 trawlers, 67 lakh metres of current nets, and detained six fishermen while preparing for illegally catching hilsa in the River Padma in Munshiganj. The fishermen were detained and the items were seized during a ...

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