Pensacola News Journal
NOAA Fisheries extends sector separation provision
Pensacola News Journal
Several days ago, NOAA Fisheries approved an amendment that will extend the sunset provision five years on red snapper sector separation in the Gulf of Mexico. Amendment 40 sector separation divides the red snapper quota in the Gulf of Mexico between ...
- Foreign trawlers devastate fisheries in Cameroon, navy deployed to seize illegal vessels
The West African nation of Cameroon is experiencing a steep drop in wild fish stocks. Local communities that depend on … [Read More...] Close. Special Sections · Elections · Walker · Week In Review · WI Center for Investigative Journalism · Ismael ...
- Along the Fraser: Romeo put fisheries habitat first
Maple Ridge News
The father of current fisheries minister Dominic LeBlanc brought habitat protection into the Fisheries Act under Pierre Trudeau, father of our current prime minister. Romeo LeBlanc knew there'll be fish as long as there are marshes, wetlands, streams ...
- MPI to host Gisborne fisheries meeting
A FUTURE of Fisheries meeting on Tuesday will address proposed changes to the fishing industry, including new rules on discarding fish and the use of cameras and electronic monitoring. The meeting is one of 15 around the country on the programme, ...
- Free Speech Radio News
Foreign trawlers devastate fisheries in Cameroon, navy deployed to ...
Free Speech Radio News
The West African nation of Cameroon is experiencing a steep drop in wild fish stocks. Local communities that depend on coastal fisheries say foreign vessels, ...and more »
- Working together to address challenges in Swedish fisheries
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
iphone-1005 Sweden, along with the rest of the EU, is tackling the challenge of phasing out the discarding of fish. While Sweden is a relatively small fishing nation in relation to our Scandinavian neighbours, the conditions for sustainable fisheries ...
- FIS - Worldnews - EU-Norway fisheries agreement benefits Spanish ...
The fisheries agreement signed this week by the European Union and Norway in Bergen will guarantee an improvement in quotas for the Spanish fleet in 2017, ...and more »
- Honolulu Civil Beat
Fisheries Commission Takes Steps To Keep Observers Safer - Civil ...
Honolulu Civil Beat
We go inside a unique homeless "village" on Oahu's west coast, home to more than 200 people. The Micronesians. Micronesians are leaving their home islands ...
Moves for better safety for fisheries observer run into trouble tuna ...Solomon Starall 3 news articles »
- Federal judge tosses another fisheries management rule
Juneau Empire (subscription)
For the second time in the last three months, a federal court has overturned a management decision made by the North Pacific council and enacted by the National Marine Fisheries Service, or NMFS. The United States District Court of Washington ...
- Nyasa Times
16 Fisheries Department employees stranded on Lake Malawi ...
Officials from the Department of Fisheries in Malawi are stranded on Lake Malawi after the vessel they were sailling in broke down on their way to Nkhatabay.and more »
- Orange roughy fisheries certified as sustainable
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed certification of several orange roughy fisheries by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). “This is a great success and recognition for a fishery that was in real trouble in the early 1990s,” says Mr Guy.and more »
- Ocean grabs: fighting the corporate take-over of fisheries governance
This new report shows how the 'rights-based approach' to fisheries governance is in fact a mechanism for depriving indigenous and subsistence fisherfolk of their traditional waters and transferring them to corporations and economic elites. It must be ...
- Eliminating waste in the fisheries industry
FOOD Magazine - Australia
Every year 340,000 tonnes of usable whitefish by-product are discarded into the sea. But the fisheries industry has now identified ways of halting this practice. The fishing company Nordic Wildfish has been assisting in the development of a new ...
- The Southern Gazette
Talks ongoing with OCI over quota expiry: N.L. fisheries minister
The Southern Gazette
Fisheries Minister Steve Crocker is planning to join Burin-Grand Bank MHA Carol Anne Haley for a meeting with plant workers in Fortune on Friday. ©TC Media file photo. Fisheries Minister Steve Crocker says the province has been talking with the federal ...and more »
- Leitrim Observer
Inland Fisheries Ireland Sponsorship Scheme 2017 open
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched its Sponsorship Scheme for 2017 which will support angling events and initiatives in Leitrim and across the country. The scheme supported 44 events to the tune of €30,000 in 2016 with a particular focus on ...
- Anchovy fisheries suspended in three zones of Peruvian coast
The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) has decided to temporarily suspend anchovy fishing in three areas of the coast where the presence of the resource has been detected in smaller sizes than allowed. The decision was based on a report prepared by ...and more »
ODFW Commission Extends Columbia River Reform Fisheries Transition Period - SeafoodNews (subscription)ODFW Commission Extends Columbia River Reform Fisheries Transition Period
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to extend the Columbia River Fisheries Reform Policy transition period for an additional year, through Dec. 31, 2017. The policy was implemented four years ago to force a sport fishing priority for salmon ...
- Better data for fisheries: EU agrees on new rules for collection and use
On 7 December 2016 the Council's Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) approved a final compromise on revised rules for the collection, management and use of data in fisheries. Thanks to this agreement, there will be an improved framework for ...
Smaller Fisheries Like Geoducks, Sea Cucumbers and Winter Kings Continue in Ak (Fish Radio) - SeafoodNews (subscription)Smaller Fisheries Like Geoducks, Sea Cucumbers and Winter Kings Continue in Ak (Fish Radio)
This is Fish Radio. I'm Laine Welch – Think Alaska fishing is all done in December? Think again! More after this – Kodiak docks are bustling with boats getting geared up for fisheries that kick off at the start of the New Year. Meanwhile, lots of boats ...
- World Bank provides financial aid for fisheries and aquaculture innovation
The World Bank (WB) will allocate PEN 400 million (USD 115.5 million) to finance the activities of the National Program for Fisheries and Aquaculture Innovation created by the Ministry of Production (PRODUCE), reported the Fisheries Engineering Chapter.and more »
- FIS - Worldnews - World Bank provides financial aid for fisheries and ...
The World Bank (WB) will allocate PEN 400 million (USD 115.5 million) to finance the activities of the National Program for Fisheries and Aquaculture Innovation ...and more »
- EU and Cook Islands sign new fisheries partnership agreement
The European Union and the Cook Islands have agreed on all the elements of their brand-new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement, giving the go ahead to fishing operations for EU vessels. The parties defined the financial support to be granted by ...and more »
- Conservation group, fisheries union works to develop plan for cod recovery
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A fisheries union and environmental group are releasing a plan to work together to conserve fish stocks off Newfoundland and Labrador. WWF-Canada and Fish, Food and Allied Workers say their plan is meant to rebuild northern cod in ...and more »
- Herald Scotland
Scotland must have key role in fisheries negotiations, says Fergus ...
Scotland must play a central role in upcoming UK Government negotiations on fisheries, the Rural Economy Secretary has said.and more »
- Herald Scotland
Scotland must have key role in fisheries negotiations, says Fergus Ewing
Scotland must play a central role in upcoming UK Government negotiations on fisheries, the Rural Economy Secretary has said. Fergus Ewing will call on MSPs from across the Holyrood chamber to support the Scottish Government's negotiating position ...and more »
EU and the Cook Islands Agree New Partnership on Fisheries
EU - The EU and the Cook Islands have agreed on all the elements of their brand-new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement, giving the go ahead to fishing operations for EU vessels. On 29 November, the first Joint Committee in the framework of the ...
FIS - Worldnews - EU and Cook Islands sign new fisheries ...FISall 6 news articles »
- Irish Examiner
Fisheries and cannibalism linked to seal deaths
A mix of causes that include fisheries and cannibalism have been suggested in the deaths of almost 300 seals whose carcasses washed ashore in the past four years. The survey by the Irish Seal Sanctuary began in 2012 and relies largely on the support of ...and more »
- EU-Norway fisheries agreement benefits Spanish cod fleet
The fisheries agreement signed this week by the European Union and Norway in Bergen will guarantee an improvement in quotas for the Spanish fleet in 2017, ensures the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and the Environment (MAPAMA).
- Sierra Leone News: MFMR Engages Stakeholders in Fisheries
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources and the European Union have had a consultative meeting with PRECON Food Management on how far has the consultancy agreement to secure the European Union Export Market Certification for Sierra ...
Eritrea Receives US$15 Million Ifad Grant to Boost Fisheries Sector and Nutrition
Rome — A total of 17,500 poor rural households in six regions of Eritrea will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Eritrea to boost coastal and inland fisheries. The ...and more »
Eritrea Receives U.S.$15 Million Ifad Grant to Boost Fisheries Sector ...
A total of 17500 poor rural households in six regions of Eritrea will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for ...and more »
WA fisheries seize top dollar fishing boat for lobster pot mischief
WA Fisheries has seized a high value fishing boat from the Ocean Reef marina in Perth's northern suburbs alleging its owner was interfering with other fishers' lobster pots. The 51-year old man from Sinagra had his 6.5m Assassin craft taken out of the ...and more »
- Fisheries Local Action Group Programme Officer (North of the Tyne)
The North of the Tyne Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) which covers fishing settlements from Berwick upon Tweed to North Shields has recently been established through the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). The role of the FLAG is to ...
Why is China so quiet in negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean? - Huffington PostHuffington Post
Why is China so quiet in negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean?
China has become more active in global governance issues. Its involvement in new regulations about the changing environment of the Arctic is no exception. Arctic ice is melting at an alarming rate; according to a recent report from NASA, the Arctic has ...
Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heatReuters
Sea ice extent in Arctic and Antarctic reached record lows in No
- Asia Pacific Report
EU and the Cook Islands: Fisheries partnership starts
The EU and the Cook Islands have agreed on all the elements of their brand-new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement, giving the go ahead to fishing operations for EU vessels. On 29 November, the first Joint Committee in the framework of the ...
Vanuatu agrees to pay Vt18 million fine to avoid fisheries blacklistingAsia Pacific Reportall 2 news articles »
- North Country Public Radio
Fisheries reduce salmon stocks to balance Great lakes food web ...
North Country Public Radio
The big, strong Chinook salmon is a favorite of anglers on the Great Lakes. But New York and Michigan are reducing the number of Chinook they stock in the ...and more »
- Fisheries Advisory Committee to focus on smallmouth for December meeting
The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 15, at Appeldoorn's Sunset Bay Resort, 45401 Mille Lacs Parkway in Isle. The meeting will focus on smallmouth bass in Mille Lacs, a news release said. Minnesota Department ...
- Asia Pacific Report
Vanuatu agrees to pay Vt18 million fine to avoid fisheries blacklisting
Asia Pacific Report
Vanuatu-flagged Chinese fishing boat lands Port Vila in hot water with the Cook Islands. Image: Vanuatu Daily Post File. Compiled by Jane Usher in Port Vila.and more »
- US-Pacific fisheries treaty signed in Fiji
NADI, Fiji — Pacific island fisheries officials and the United States government signed a six-year extension to a nearly 30-year-old fisheries treaty, confirming American-flagged purse seiners access to lucrative Pacific fishing grounds. The signing ...and more »
- Island Echo
MP CALLS FOR A SUSTAINABLE AND INDEPENDENT FISHERIES POLICY
This week the Island's MP, Andrew Turner took part in a debate on the UK's Fishing Industry and its future. Mr Turner highlighted problems with the EU's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and the opportunities ahead post-Brexit. The CFP gives equal access ...
- The Japan Times
Tohoku fisheries elude major damage from March 2011 aftershock
The Japan Times
SENDAI – Some seaweed and oyster farmers believe they were able to minimize the damage from the aftershock of the Great East Japan Earthquake that struck off Fukushima Prefecture on Nov. 22. In the coastal areas of Miyagi and Iwate prefectures, the ...
- PNA brief island media on key fisheries issues
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Nadi, Fiji 3 December 2016: Parties to the Nauru Agreement representatives briefed media from the Pacific region during a workshop that is being held in conjunction with the upcoming Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission annual meeting in ...
- Fisheries authority host information breakfast in Tralee
The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) will host a special Fishing Industry Information Breakfast for the South West's fishermen, processors and shellfish producers at Tralee's Rose Hotel next month.
- Washington Post
Indigenous peoples of the world's coastlines are losing their ...
A study looks at how climate change and overfishing are affecting not only the diets of coastal communities, but also their cultures.and more »
Indigenous peoples of the world's coastlines are losing their fisheries — and their way of life - Washington PostWashington Post
Indigenous peoples of the world's coastlines are losing their fisheries — and their way of life
The world loves seafood. According to some estimates, people consumed about 102 million tons of it last year. A new study released Friday by the Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program, based at the University of British Columbia, shows that indigenous people ...and more »
- Greater Kashmir
Fisheries dept guard killed after forces cordon off Kulgam village
GreaterKashmir: A guard of Fisheries department was killed after forces cordoned off a village in south Kashmir's Kulgam district Friday night. The deceased was ...and more »
MSC Retreats from Transparency, Takes Steps to Hide Updates on Fisheries in Current Assessment - SeafoodNews (subscription)MSC Retreats from Transparency, Takes Steps to Hide Updates on Fisheries in Current Assessment
The marketing mavens at the Marine Stewardship Council have either deliberately or accidentally taken a big step backward in transparency. The new Marine Stewardship Council Website has removed the prior lists of all global fisheries certified by the ...and more »
- On The Wight
Isle of Wight MP calls for sustainable and independent Fisheries Policy
On The Wight
The Isle of Wight MP highlighted problems with the EU's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and the opportunities ahead post-Brexit this week.
Fisheries future bright after Brexit claims Isle of Wight MPIsle of Wight County Pressall 8 news articles »
- Isle of Wight County Press
Fisheries future bright after Brexit claims Isle of Wight MP
Isle of Wight County Press
Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner has said Brexit could be good for the Island's fishing industry. THE EU's Common Fisheries Policy has come under fire from Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner during a parliamentary debate this week. Mr Turner highlighted ...
Isle of Wight MP calls for sustainable and independent Fisheries PolicyOn The Wightall 16 news articles »
- Cumbria Crack
Workington MP questions Government on Future of Fisheries
Sue Hayman, Member of Parliament for Workington and Shadow Minister for Flooding and Coastal Communities, spoke yesterday for the Opposition in response to a debate in the House of Commons on the Future of UK Fisheries. Speaking in the debate, ...
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