Latest News for: Marine resources


Increase ambition to safeguard our oceans – Akufo-Addo urges African nations

Joy Online 01 Jun 2023
Blue economy refers to the sustainable use of coastal and marine resources for economic growth and improved livelihoods and jobs ... Sadly, Ghana’s coastal and marine resources face significant threats in the form of biodiversity loss, pollution, ocean dumping, overfishing, illegal and unreported and unregulated fishing, piracy, and trafficking.

Ghana vows to boost sustainable ocean economy

Xinhua 01 Jun 2023
"As part of the process, we have initiated the national integrated maritime strategy to allow us to chart viable courses to address maritime threats, conservation and management of marine resources to generate substantial national income and ultimately improve the living standards of our people," he said.

US fishermen search for valuable baby eels for Asian market

Beijing News 01 Jun 2023
PORTLAND, Maine ... The Maine Department of Marine Resources said the elvers are being sold for more than $2,000 per pound this year, and fishermen are limited to a combined quota of under 10,000 pounds per year, having nearly reached their limit by early May. Jeffrey K ... "There is a huge demand for it ... However, the illegal trade still continues ... ....

Monitoring intensifies in Lapu seas

Sun Star 31 May 2023
An official of the the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR 7) has warned that if dynamite fishing continues unchecked, it will affect the livelihood of fisherfolk ... Chan said there is a need to preserve marine resources in their coastal waters as they play a vital role in the city’s tourism sector.

Hide-and-seek on the high seas

The Manila Times 31 May 2023
... shrinking marine resources ... When it comes to the oceans, the most immediate and most severe threat is to the world's food supply, and the most immediately feasible way to address that is to do something to stop illegal fishing and other over-exploitation of marine resources.

BFAR: Mga LGU kinahanglan magbantay sa illegal fishing

Sun Star 31 May 2023
Matod ni Dr. Allan Poquita, direktor sa Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR 7), kasagaran sa mga dynamite fishing operations mahitabo sa kadagatan sa munisipyo ... Matod ni Chan nga ang pagpreserbar sa kadagatan ug malungtaron nga pagdumala sa marine resources importante kaayo alang sa turismo nga mahinungdanon sa ekonomiya ... (KJF, REV) .

Maine islander wants to bridge the gap between fishermen and scientists

Bangor Daily News 31 May 2023
At college, she earned a marine science degree with minors in aquaculture and fisheries ... Now, she’s setting out on her biggest marine-related challenge yet ... He was also on several other marine resource boards.

Protected areas policy issued in Abu Dhabi

Gulf News 30 May 2023
Marine, terrestrial reserves. The marine reserves in the emirate form 14 per cent of the total marine biome, while the terrestrial reserves make up 17 per cent of the total land area ... Ahmed Al Hashemi, Executive Director - Terrestrial and Marine Biodiversity Sector, EAD, said.

Senate agri panel starts hearing on bill establishing 41 local marine hatcheries

Manila Bulletin 30 May 2023
The Senate started on Tuesday, May 30, committee hearings on a House of Representatives bill seeking to complete 41 local marine hatcheries of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) ... Before a House Bill establishing a local marine hatchery can be passed, the following submissions are required.

Migratory fish flood into Maine rivers after several years of restoration efforts

Bangor Daily News 30 May 2023
River restoration projects along the Maine coast have allowed populations of migratory fish to rebound, and Sean Ledwin of the Maine Department of Marine Resources said fish runs are exploding this time of year ... Ledwin said a project to restore the St ... ....

Baby eels remain one of America's most valuable fish after strong year in Maine

Portsmouth Herald 30 May 2023
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishermen in the U.S.'s only commercial-scale fishing industry for valuable baby eels once again had a productive season searching for the tiny fish ... in unagi dishes at sushi restaurants. The elvers have again been worth more than $2,000 per pound at the docks this year, according to the Maine Department of Marine Resources ... .

Shanghai records its highest May temperature in more than 100 years

NewstalkZB 30 May 2023
It is unknown when the city began keeping temperature records ... The temperature of China’s coastal waters has also increased significantly due to global warming, and the rise in sea levels has accelerated, said Wang Hua, head of the marine forecasting and monitoring department at China’s Ministry of Natural Resources, last month ... .

China shows off military wares in Southeast Asia

Beijing News 30 May 2023
David Panuelo, former president of the Federated States of Micronesia, had previously warned that China had an unhealthy interest in Palau's marine resources and telecom cables ... authorize and conduct marine scientific research in their EEZ and on their continental shelf".

Rolling on the rivers: the Summit City sees increasing use on its three waterways

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 30 May 2023
Marty Benson, Indiana Department of Natural Resources spokesman, said the increasing river traffic is evident simply because of the growing business for passenger boats like Sweet Breeze and for canoe and kayak rentals ... This year, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources approved the proposal at the city’s request, Benson said.

Don’t make this mistake about Maine women who catch lobster

Bangor Daily News 30 May 2023
Hard Telling Not Knowing each week tries to answer your burning questions about why things are the way they are in Maine — specifically about Maine culture and history, both long ago and recent, large and small, important and silly ... A decade ago, that number was less than 5 percent, according to the Maine Department of Marine Resources ... ....

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