Year: 2021

16 Feb
2021

Source: World Economic Forum Author: Jim Leape Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is putting fish stocks, human rights and marine ecosystems in peril. Defeating IUU fishing can only be achieved if industry and governments join forces to ensure IUU fishers cannot find buyers or land their catch. Seafood sector leaders have set out a […]

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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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2 Feb
2021

Source: FAO FAO Committee on Fisheries this week explores sustainable future for a fast growing industry 1 February 2021, Rome – Fisheries and aquaculture are of critical importance for global food security as well as recovering from the COVID-19 crisis, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, said […]

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1 Feb
2021

Source: Euronews There is a tiny island in the Adriatic sea called Jabuka, which means apple in Croatian. Some might consider that a rather contradictory name for this uninhabited volcanic landmass with difficult and limited access. But to people in this region, its name is now increasingly symbolic. This little apple in the Adriatic represents […]

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29 Jan
2021

Source: Oceana Oceana Calls on President Biden to Increase Transparency and Traceability of Seafood to Protect Fishers, Businesses and Consumers Oceana today released the results of a nationwide poll finding that Americans overwhelmingly support policies to end illegal fishing and seafood fraud. Included among the key findings, 89% of voters agree that imported seafood should be held […]

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27 Jan
2021

Source: Euronews In partnership with the European Commission On a fine winter day in the Vigo estuary in Galicia, Spain, José Manuel Sotelo Durán, a local fisherman, will spend most of his time on a fishing boat with his coworkers. He’s doing the job his grandfather and father taught him, his hard-earned fishing knowledge comes […]

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