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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Pacific fisheries body proposes cut in juvenile bluefin tuna catch

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Move would mainly affect Japanese, who eat about 80pc of catch; some say cut is not enough Lower bluefin tuna catch proposed The multi-nation fisheries body ... towards saving the endangered species. The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission announced the decision yesterday following an annual meeting in Fukuoka in western Japan. ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Gillhams Fishing Resorts, Krabi

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Beale Gillhams Fishing Resorts, Krabi       What is it? Gillhams is the brainchild of Stuart Gillham and his son Sean. Stuart sold his construction business in Britain a few years ago and, like many of us, wanted to "live the dream", which, in his case, meant creating a world-class fishery that would be his livelihood. He bought land, excavated a lake ...

  3. News - World

    US moves to protect world’s biggest salmon fishery in Alaska

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 01:18pm by GDN

    ... on Friday, saying it was compelled to protect the world’s biggest salmon fishery. The move- a victory for a three-year campaign by salmon fishermen, native tribes and environmental groups- did ... Bay fishery is an extraordinary resource and worthy of out of the ordinary agency actions to protect it”, she said. The decision, hailed as an important victory for environmental campaigners, ...

  4. Fearful fishermen slow to venture out in their boats

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in Cuddalore Seafood virus rumours further unnerve villagers A. Lachmanan tapped his green and red fibreglass boat, touched his forehead in a gesture of veneration to an almighty force, and gingerly set out to sea yesterday, for the first ti ...

  5. Hooked on fishing

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Fishing calms the mind and is a great way of relieving stress. And if you think fishing is an old man's pastime, dedicated and competitive lure-fishing enthusiast Mak Pik-po might change your perception. 'Fishing is often associated ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Council tells Cathay only two shark fisheries are sustainable

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Only two fisheries deemed sustainable Cathay Pacific consulted the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)- which certifies sustainable fisheries- early on as part of its plan to establish guidelines for sustainable fisheries. The council certifies only two fisheries producing shark fin as sustainable: spiny dog fisheries in the US Atlantic and British Columbia. "The ...


    Taiwan, Japan begin talks on commission to regulate Diaoyus fishery

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LAWRENCE CHUNG IN TAIPEI

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Talks begin on panel to regulate Diaoyus fishery Taiwan and Japan started a closed-door meeting in Tokyo yesterday to discuss the formation ... sides discussed technical and functional issues related to the future commission, including how it should be operated, and the follow-up to the fishery pact," ministry spokeswoman Anna Kao ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's trawling ban is big step to sustainable fishery

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Fishing is, after all, one of Hong Kong's foundation industries, as much a part of our culture as history. Rejuvenating damaged ecosystems has to be coupled with sustainable fisheries ...

  9. Development of sustainable fisheries too slow to conserve shark population

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In September, a fishery for spiny dogfish in British Columbia, Canada, was certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), making it the world's first MSC shark fishery. The MSC is an independent non-profit organisation and its assessment programme requires healthy fish stocks, minimal ecosystem impacts, and an effective fisheries management system. Globally, overfishing ...

  10. Banning fishing in marine park could lay foundation for sustainable fishery

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the letter by Joseph Sham, assistant director of agriculture, fisheries and conservation ('Some fishing allowed in marine parks', August 8). Mr Sham's defence ... Ha would act as a nursery to provide mature fish for a sustainable fishery outside the park- a win-win situation. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department lacks the proper ...




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