Harmful fishing subsidies – ‘Government funding often keeps unprofitable fishing fleets at sea’ – Foodlog

Harmful fishing subsidies Government funding often keeps unprofitable fishing

As the only organization that can draft global agreements to curb harmful subsidies, the World Trade Organization WTO has the power to regulate fisheries subsidies. Negotiations on this are now at a crucial stage. Governments have subsidized their fleets for centuries for a variety of reasons: food security, pressure from industry lobbies, or simply national … Read more

The Persistent Problem of Illegal Fishing – Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated – Foodlog

The Persistent Problem of Illegal Fishing Illegal Unreported Unregulated

Sustainable management of fisheries, we now know how to do it. With increasingly better data, the World Food Organization FAO also gets an increasingly detailed picture of the amount of fish in the sea, and how much we could get out of it without threatening the fish stock. And yet it is not possible to … Read more

Fishing licenses: France will ask the European Commission to initiate proceedings against the United Kingdom

Fishing licenses France will ask the European Commission to initiate

French fishermen on their trawler take part in the blockade of the port of Calais on November 26, 2021. PASCAL ROSSIGNOL / REUTERS Negotiations continue, but Paris is losing patience. France, which is still waiting for the British authorities to issue 73 licenses to its fishermen, will ask the European Commission to initiate post-Brexit litigation … Read more

Post-Brexit fishing: the United Kingdom grants 23 additional licenses to the French, actions planned

Post Brexit fishing the United Kingdom grants 23 additional licenses to

French fishermen block the port of Saint-Malo to denounce the lack of licenses granted by the United Kingdom, on November 26, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP The UK has granted 23 additional licenses to French fishermen, a UK government spokesperson said on Saturday (December 11th). The announcement comes the day after a deadline set by … Read more

Fishing licenses: will France dare to initiate a dispute with the United Kingdom?

Fishing licenses will France dare to initiate a dispute with

Fishing boats in the port of Ouistreham (Calvados), December 10, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP After months of tension, escalating rhetoric and the threat of a blockade, is the fishing dossier between France and the United Kingdom about to overflow? Friday December 10, the deadline, self-imposed by France, has passed. Read also Article reserved for … Read more

Post-Brexit fishing: 40 licenses granted by Guernsey to French boats

Post Brexit fishing 40 licenses granted by Guernsey to French boats

Demonstration by fishermen against an offshore wind farm project, in the port of Cherbourg, September 24, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP The announcement comes in the midst of a standoff between Paris and London over post-Brexit fishing licenses, the French government blaming the British for granting too few. Guernsey granted, Wednesday 1is December, 40 fishing … Read more

Snow monkeys go fishing to survive harsh Japanese winters

Journal Reference: Alexander M. Milner, Susanna A. Wood, Catherine Docherty, Laura Biessy, Masaki Takenaka, Koji Tojo. Winter diet of Japanese macaques from Chubu Sangaku National Park, Japan incorporates freshwater biota. Scientific Reports, 2021; 11 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-01972-2 The snow monkey (Japanese macaque Macaca fuscata) is native to the main islands of Japan, except Hokkaido. The … Read more

Eel is doing badly – Biologists advise total fishing ban for the first time – Foodlog

Eel is doing badly Biologists advise total fishing ban

This nominal change in the wording of the ICES advice from “keep all anthropogenic effects as close to zero as possible” (ie including mortality from other causes) to “zero catches in all habitats” does not seem to make a significant difference. But it is nevertheless a historic step, because it makes it clear that from … Read more

Sinking of the “Bugaled-Breizh” in 2004: British justice concludes with a “fishing accident”

Sinking of the Bugaled Breizh in 2004 British justice concludes with

The wreck of the Breton trawler “Bugaled-Breizh”, placed on a barge and pulled by an ocean-going tug in the direction of the military port of Brest, on July 13, 2004, where it was put in dry dock for appraisal. MARCEL MOCHET / AFP British justice agreed, Friday, November 5, to the thesis of the fishing … Read more

Go sustainable fishing! – Retailers enforce better standards – Foodlog

Go sustainable fishing Retailers enforce better standards Foodlog

At a meeting last week in London, delegations from the European Union, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom agreed on management measures for mackerel, blue whiting and Atlanto-Scandian herring in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean for 2022. All three stocks of fish have a total allowable catch (TAC) for … Read more

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