Sustainable fisheries

1 Jul
2020

Source: Asia & The Pacific Policy Society Authors: Meg Keen, Quentin Hanich, Grant Walton Can states cooperate to save sustainable fishing? In order to improve sustainability and transparency in Pacific fisheries, better information sharing protocols, value chain tracing, and intergovernmental collaboration are needed, Meg Keen, Grant Walton and Quentin Hanich write. The Pacific islands’ tuna […]

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22 Jun
2020

Source: The Maritime Executive Will temporary bans for China’s distant-water fleet in the Atlantic and Pacific help squid populations? In early June, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries announced plans for two closed seasons on squid fishing in parts of the south-west Atlantic and eastern Pacific, to give two species a better chance […]

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10 Jun
2020

Source: New Food Magazine A recent FAO report has highlighted sustainable aquaculture development and effective fisheries management as crucial to ensuring future food and nutritional security. Worldwide per capita fish consumption has reached a new record of 20.5 kilograms per year and is poised to increase further in the decade ahead, according to the Food […]

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8 Jun
2020

Source: The Maritime Executive On World Oceans Day, leaders from government and civil society issued a call to pay special attention to the world’s oceans as the world bounces back from the COVID-19 pandemic. With a substantial portion of the global economy paused by shutdowns, companies and regulators alike see the potential for reshaping commerce […]

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20 May
2020

Source: World Economic Forum Author: Rashid Sumaila The COVID-19 recovery is a chance to foster a truly sustainable ocean economy. To that end, the world must work together to end harmful subsidies that encourage overfishing and exploitation. Funds should be diverted to encourage sustainable fishing practices – and the WTO has a crucial role to […]

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12 May
2020

Source: World Economic Forum COVID-19’s impact is being felt at sea as well as on land. The pandemic offers an opportunity to start building a sustainable ocean economy fit for the future. Here are 8 areas for policy-makers to consider. Almost no facet of our global economy has been immune to the COVID-19 crisis. Read […]

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