Global

9 Feb
2021

Source: FAO 8 February 2021, Rome – The 34th session of FAO’s Committee on Fisheries (COFI34) ended its week-long meeting on Friday with its Members endorsing the first-ever Declaration for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture, urging stronger action to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and stressing the importance of recovering from impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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25 Sep
2020

Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts Data shows where implementation of the Port State Measures Agreement is most needed Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) catch continues to enter world markets, accounting for up to $23.5 billion worth of seafood each year. To combat this illicit activity, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Agreement on Port […]

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3 Sep
2020

Source: WWF The climate crisis is having significant negative consequences for the majority of fish species caught by small-scale fishers, including some of the most commercially important species like sardines, anchovies and tuna. Many fish species remain vulnerable to losing their habitats and food sources. The livelihoods of millions of people and vulnerable communities are […]

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2 Apr
2020

Source: The Guardian Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed The glory of the world’s oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a major new scientific review. It reports rebounding sea life, from humpback whales off Australia to elephant seals in the US and green […]

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