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MPA raiders trigger alarm in Fiji by ROPATE VALEMEI April 15, 2013   |  Source: Fiji Times  | Copyright: 2004 - 2007, Fiji Times Limited

Illegal access fish and fish poaching are common in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) around Fiji. This has been witnessed by the Department of Fisheries and the University of the South Pacific. USP Institute of Applied Science marine biologist Ron Vave...

Scientists call for larger ocean reserves April 15, 2013   |  Source: ScienceAlert  | Copyright: 2013 ScienceAlert Pty Ltd.

Leading international marine scientists have called for the protection of more, large marine wilderness areas in a bid to shield the world’s dwindling stocks of fish from destruction. Working in the world’s largest unfished marine reserve, the remo...

Chinese President Xi's fishermen visit seen as warning to South China Sea neighbours by Minnie Chan April 10, 2013   |  Source: SCMP  | Copyright: 2013 South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd.

President Xi Jinping made an unprecedented visit to fishermen who spend most of their working lives in disputed waters in the South China Sea in what analysts said was a move aimed at sending a strong message to China's neighbours. Xi's visit to Tanmen...

New deal for oceans needed to stop biodiversity loss, says marine biologist March 20, 2013   |  Source: ABC  | Copyright: 2011 ABC

One of the world's leading marine biologists has called for a new deal for oceans so their biodiversity is able to survive what he describes as a perfect storm of threats. Professor Callum Roberts from Britain's University of York has been in Australia...

Fish larvae study stirs marine park debate in Australia by Anna Salleh March 20, 2013   |  Source: ABC  | Copyright: 2013 ABC

A new study on the dispersal of fish larvae has reignited a debate on the science behind marine parks. The study, by marine biologist Dr Jeffrey Leis of the Australian Museum, and colleagues, is published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B...

A transparent, sustainable and equitable agreement with the EU will have repercussions for Asian fishing fleets active in Mauritian waters, says oceanographer March 10, 2013   |  Source: Agritrade  | Copyright: 2011, CTA. Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (ACP-EU)

After three years without an agreement – from 2008 to 2010 – Mauritius has just signed a new Fisheries Partnership Agreement (FPA) and Protocol with the European Commission. Local fishers and civil society have mobilised against this agreement. In ...

Fishers near marine protected areas go farther for catch but fare well March 05, 2013   |  Source: Science Daily  | Copyright: 1995-2012 ScienceDaily LLC

Fishers near marine protected areas end up traveling farther to catch fish but maintain their social and economic well-being, according to a study by fisheries scientists at Washington State University and in Hawaii. The study, reported in the journal ...

Lost in whiteout, fishermen wander across EU-Russia border March 04, 2013   |  Source: ERR  | Copyright: 2010 Eesti Rahvusringhääling

Fog and drifting snow on Lake Lämmijärv on Friday blurred the EU's external border, leading to lost Russian and Estonian fishermen wandering over the de facto line into their respective neighboring countries. In the morning, a solo fisherman from the...

Attitudes and local ecological knowledge of expert fishermen in relation to conservation and bycatch of sea turtles in southern Bahia, Brazil March 01, 2013   |  Source: 7thSpace Interactive  | Copyright: 2013 7thSpace Interactive

The use of ethnoecological tools to evaluate possible damage and loss of biodiversity related to the populations of species under some degree of threat may represent a first step towards integrating the political management of natural resources and conser...

Interpol initiative aims to batter fisheries crime February 26, 2013   |  Source: BusinessGreen  | Copyright: Incisive Media Investments Limited 2013

A new international initiative to crack down on illegal fishing practices is set to be launched later today. Interpol's Project SCALE is designed to help authorities combat illegal fishing activities estimated to be worth between $10bn and $23bn a year...

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