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Research suggests the blue economy could bolster global food security November 26, 2019   |  Source : The Fish Site  | Copyright : 2000 ? 2019 ? 5m Publishing, Benchmark House, 8 Smithy Wood Drive, Sheffield, S35 1QN, England

A new scientific paper written for the High Level Panel a Sustainable Ocean Economy finds that, with better management and technological innovation, the ocean could provide over six times more food than it does today - more than two thirds of the animal p...

AIS location data's ability to monitor fishing analyzed in new atlas by Aaron Orlowski November 26, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Fishing vessel location data from Automatic Information Systems (AIS) has shown promise to illuminate fishing activities around the world for fisheries managers and researchers, especially in the far reaches of the ocean and in regions where monitoring is...

Meeting the challenges facing fisheries climate risk insurance November 26, 2019   |  Source : Science Daily  | Copyright : 2019 ScienceDaily

Insurance schemes with the potential to improve the resilience of global fisheries face a host of future challenges, researchers say. The world's first "Fisheries Index Insurance" scheme, launched by an international consortium in July, is a sovereign-...

Study: Technological creep doubles commercial fishing capacity every 35 years, pressuring stocks by Nicki Holmyard November 26, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

A recent study undertaken by researchers from the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Sea Around Us initiative showed that new technology has allowed commercial fishing fleets to double their fishing capacity every 35 years, which in turn increases t...

World Bank splashes out with new bond for sustainable rivers and seas by Jonny Bairstow November 26, 2019   |  Source : Energy Live News  | Copyright : Energy Live News Ltd

The World Bank has issued a $28.6 million five-year Sustainable Development Bond to help protect the world’s water resources. Credit Suisse Securities acted as the sole manager of the transaction – together, the two organisations note that rivers, ...

Small-scale fisher people must be valorised for their largely owner-operated and collegial harvesting, which fosters greater equity and comradery in work , says John Kurien of ICSF Trust November 23, 2019   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : 2019 ICSF

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Supporting small-scale fishers and fisheries makes more ecological, economic, nutritional, social, cultural and moral sense, according to social scientist and activist John Kurien, a Member of the ICSF Trust. He added that the justice and equity perspect...

Deadly life at sea: UN partners spotlight depths of danger in fishing industry November 23, 2019   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

There is a clear link between the seedy underbelly of the seafood industry, and fishers’ safety, now ranked as the second deadliest profession in the world; and more must be done to ensure people dependent on this type of labour are working in safe cond...

Mauritius: World Fisheries Day 2019 focuses on ensuring social sustainability November 23, 2019   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : © 2019 AllAfrica

World Fisheries Day 2019, with a focus on ensuring social sustainability throughout the long and complex value chains of the fisheries and aquaculture sector, was observed, yesterday, by the Mauritius Ministry of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries ...

Vatican calls for reform in fishing industry on World Fisheries Day November 23, 2019   |  Source : Afloat.ie  | Copyright : 2019 BAILY PUBLICATIONS LTD

A message issued on World Fisheries Day (21st November) by Cardinal Peter Turkson calls for significant improvements in working conditions for those working in the fishing industry. With over 32,000 losing their lives while at work each year, it is one of...

World Fisheries Day in South Africa: Highlighting the importance of global fisheries by Erene Oberholzer November 23, 2019   |  Source : The South African  | Copyright : Blue Sky Publications Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on 21 November throughout the world by fishing communities. The SA government reports that a recent United Nations study revealed that more than two-thirds of the world’s fisheries have been over fished or...

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