fisheries management

Indian Ocean bloc has key role to play: Australia


November 14th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) has an important role to play in addressing the challenges facing the region, Australia's Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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Human activities putting Antarctica’s marine ecosystems under threat


April 1st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): The native fauna and unique ecology of the Southern Ocean, the vast body of water around the Antarctic continent, is under threat from human activity, according to a ... Read more...

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Study finds how sea urchins affect coral reefs’ growth


January 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): An 18-year-old study has found that overfished reef systems have more sea urchins-organisms that in turn eat coral algae that build tropical reef systems.According to the study of ... Read more...

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Red grouper is the ‘Frank Lloyd Wright’ of the sea


January 20th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A new study by researchers at The Florida State University has revealed that the seemingly sluggish red grouper is both an architect and ecosystem engineer, and is thus ... Read more...

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Survey reveals massive public support for saving coral reefs


November 6th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 6 (ANI): One of the first set of studies to examine what tourists and recreation enthusiasts actually think about coral reef ecosystems has suggested that their stunning beauty is so ... Read more...

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Most fisheries management regimes lag behind international standards


June 23rd, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study, which provides the first global evaluation of how management practices influence the sustainability of fisheries, indicate that most fisheries management regimes are lagging far behind ... Read more...

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Seafood exports till February-end better than expected


May 30th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 30 (IANS) Seafood exports in 2008-09 till February-end have grown close to 8 percent in volume and about 10 percent in rupee terms as compared to the corresponding period the ... Read more...

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‘Super reefs’ near East Africa can fend off climate change


April 24th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some coral reefs off East Africa are unusually resilient to climate change, and can be termed as 'super reefs'.The study, conducted ... Read more...

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How climate change will affect more than 1,000 species of fish around the globe


February 15th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new research has for the first time calculated the likely impact of climate change on the distribution of more than 1,000 species of fish around the ... Read more...

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Greenpeace calls for Orissa’s effective marine resources management


November 23rd, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) International environment activists Greenpeace Sunday suggested here several measures for effective management of Orissa's marine resources.The voluntary organisation, releasing an approach paper titled "Turning Seas of Trouble ... Read more...

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FAO, World Bank call for reforms in fisheries sector


October 10th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Bank have called for adoption of remedial policies to avert the continuing losses in marine fisheries across the ... Read more...

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