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In first-ever global assessment, scientists identify over 500 new dams planned within protected areas August 03, 2020   |  Source : WWF  | Copyright : 2020 WWF - World Wide Fund For Nature© 1986 Panda Symbol WWF – World Wide Fund For Nature (formerly World Wildlife Fund)

More than 500 dams are planned or under construction within protected areas, according to a new study published in Conservation Letters. These findings raise red flags as dams can have detrimental impacts on livelihoods of local communities such as fishin...

Tropical Storm Isaias to ride Florida's east coast, bringing high winds and heavy rain by Christina Maxouris, Joe Sutton and Eliott C. McLaughlin August 03, 2020   |  Source : CNN  | Copyright : 2020 Cable News Network.Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.All Rights Reserved.

Florida began to feel the effects Sunday of a powerful storm inching in the state's direction, with forecasters warning it could reach hurricane strength by the time it makes expected landfall near the South Carolina-North Carolina border on Tuesday. T...

Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk Province warns fishermen and boat owners to avoid sea by Khouth Sophak Chakrya August 03, 2020   |  Source : The Phnom Penh Post  | Copyright : 2020 The Phnom Penh Post. All Rights Reserved

Officials in the Cambodian province of Preah Sihanouk have called on fishermen and boat owners not to go out to sea or transport tourists over the next three days as a typhoon looms. The call comes after the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology ...

Registration mandatory for migrant fishers in south Indian state August 03, 2020   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2020, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Following the demand put forth by various local self-government bodies, including the Kozhikode Corporation, the district administration in the south Indian state of Kerala has decided to introduce a proper mechanism to check the health condition of fishe...

Liberian official clarifies employment concern of protesting seamen on controversial Chinese fishing vessels by Judoemue Kollie August 03, 2020   |  Source : Daily Observer  | Copyright : Liberian Observer Corporation

Following two days of protest by several members of the Liberian Seamen’s Union, the Director General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA), Mrs. Emma Metieh Glassco, has clarified why the Government of Liberia (GOL) has not licens...

Agencies must work together to battle graft in growing animal trade: Malaysian officials by MUGUNTAN VANAR August 03, 2020   |  Source : The Star  | Copyright : 1995- 2020 Star Media Group Berhad

Inter-agency cooperation is vital to combat corruption in the growing and lucrative international wildlife trade, say enforcement authorities in Malaysia. Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) director Augustine Tuuga said corruption was multifaceted and cou...

Ireland panic: Thousands of fishing jobs at risk over no deal Brexit, industry warns by LAURA O'CALLAGHAN July 31, 2020   |  Source : Express  | Copyright : 2020 Express Newspapers

Ireland's fishing chiefs have warned of an "unmitigated disaster" if the UK and the EU cannot agree a trade deal before the end of the Brexit transition period on December 31. The country's fishing industry could see up to 5,000 jobs slashed if Europea...

Many freshwater fish species have declined by 76 percent in less than 50 years: study by STEFAN LOVGREN July 31, 2020   |  Source : Nat Geo  | Copyright : 1996-2015 National Geographic Society

Migratory freshwater fisḥ are among the most threatened animals on the planet, a new report by a coalition of environmental organizations shows. The global assessment, described as the first of its kind, found that populations of migratory freshwat...

Jamaica agriculture ministry spends $77.3 mn on fisheries project July 30, 2020   |  Source : The Star  | Copyright : 2017 The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited. A member of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group. All Rights Reserved.

A total of $77.3 million has so far been spent by Jamaica's Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries under the Promoting Community-based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project. The project includes the procurement of a much...

Before COVID-19, U.S. fishing years marked by milestones in sustainability by John Ewald July 30, 2020   |  Source : NOAA  | Copyright : Phys.org 2003 - 2020 powered by Science X Network

Two announcements today (June 29) from NOAA Fisheries offer a "snapshot in time" of the population status of U.S. federal fisheries in 2019, and the economic performance of commercial fishing, recreational fishing, and related businesses in 2017. Scien...

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