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St Lucia fishers meet PM amid uproar over suspension of their licenses November 04, 2020   |  Source : St Lucia Times  | Copyright : 2014-2020 St Lucia Times

A group of fishers travelled from the South of Saint Lucia Monday for an audience with Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, to discuss the temporary suspension of their licenses. A Statutory Instrument published in the Official Gazette on Friday, October 30...

Hurricane Eta blasts Nicaraguan coast as Category 4 storm by Kathryn Prociv, Tim Stelloh and The Associated Press November 04, 2020   |  Source : NBC

Hurricane Eta blasted Nicaragua as a Category 4 storm Tuesday, bringing catastrophic winds and the possibility of flash flooding, landslides and a deadly storm surge to the Central American country, officials said. Eta — the fifth major hurricane of ...

WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations chair introduces revised draft consolidated text November 03, 2020   |  Source : WTO  | Copyright : © 2020, World Trade Organization

At a 2 November meeting convened at the level of heads of delegations to the World Trade Organization, the chair of the Negotiating Group, Ambassador Santiago Wills (Colombia), presented a revised draft consolidated text for an agreement on fisheries subs...

Do sharks hold the key to saving the planet? November 03, 2020   |  Source : Al Khaleej

A new study shows that sharks, tuna, and mackerel are the key to saving the planet, as scientists say that the big fish are a carbon sink, which helps store greenhouse gases at the ocean floor, and also regulates the amount that remains in the atmosphere ...

Montreal activists denounce recent protests against Mi’kmaq fishermen in Nova Scotia by Olivia O'Malley November 03, 2020   |  Source : Global News  | Copyright : © 2020 Corus® Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved CORUS® and all related titles, logos and images are trademarks of Corus® Entertainment Inc.

Mi’kmaw woman Shawna Jerome said watching the Nova Scotia fishing rights dispute is “disgusting.” She’s watched helplessly from her home in Quebec over the past month, but on Saturday she took a stand for her nation by joining dozens of protest...

Green mussel culture using longlines and traditional stake methods in Indonesia November 03, 2020   |  Source : GAA  | Copyright : 2016–2020 Global Aquaculture Alliance All rights reserved.

The green mussel (Perna viridis) is an excellent source of protein, fat and carbohydrates and a popular source of food for local communities throughout Southeast Asia, including Indonesia. Because the mussel reproduces throughout the year, requires no ...

How COVID-19 is impacting the fishing industry by Mary Kate Langan November 03, 2020   |  Source : Borgen

Across the globe, an estimated 35 million people work in the fishing industry, most of whom live in developing countries. Despite significant growth over the past several decades, the fishing industry has suffered considerably in response to the coronavir...

New initiative to improve sustainability of Indonesia’s fisheries November 03, 2020   |  Source : Modern Diplomacy  | Copyright : Copyright © 2019 Modern Diplomacy

The World Bank, in partnership with the Government of Indonesia, has launched the Coastal Fisheries Initiative Challenge Fund. With financing of USD$1 million from the Global Environment Facility, the Challenge Fund will support sustainable investments in...

Ugandan fishermen accuse army of torture in lake operations November 02, 2020   |  Source : NTV

The UPDF remains under the spotlight over allegations of acts of torture perpetrated against fishermen across lakes in Uganda. Evidence is emerging that some of these rogue UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit soldiers deliberately stage accidents resulting int...

Infrastructural deficiency affecting livelihood of fisher-folks in Ghana November 02, 2020   |  Source : Ghana Web

Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Running-mate has said the lack of infrastructure was negatively affecting the livelihood of fisher-folks in the country. She said most fishermen and fishmongers were compelled to pres...

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