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EJF expresses concern about Thailand's upgrade

THAILAND | Friday, July 01, 2016
Non-government organisation Environmental Justice Foundation has expressed concern about the US Department of State's final decision to upgrade Thailand to Tier 2 Watch List in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report.


Deep sea eco-system boosted
European Union | 02:00 | The Fisheries Council has agreed on the revised rules aimed at protecting deep-sea habitat... Full Story
Illegal fishing deprives Western Africa of billions dollars
United Kingdom | 01:10 | A report presenting new evidence of the extent and pattern of IUU in Western Africa claims that if the issue is tackled and national fleets and processing industries are built up, billions of dollars. Full Story
WorldFish and Odisha State join efforts to scale-up aquaculture
India | 23:50 | WorldFish and the Government of Odisha, India, have settled an agreement to sustainably boost aquaculture in the state by increasing productivity through improvements in seed, technology and farming systems. Full Story
Seafood Expo Asia 2016 to Explore Key Trends Driving Growth
The region’s growing population, rising middle class, increasing per capita spending and well established eating out culture is fuelling demand for higher value fish and seafood.
Responsible Tilapia Production
Netuno's tilapia ASC certified production is completely integrated with optimal practices throughout the entire process, from hatchery to processing.
The Maine Lobster Industry Ramps Up For Peak Season
Maine lobster's fishermen and industry leaders anticipate an on-time start to the harvest, following a record-breaking season in 2015.
French Company Sapmer Confirmed Friend of the Sea and FAD Free
Sapmer's vessels have a responsible fishing policy that minimizes the impact on immature fish and other associated species and thus contributes to reduction of discards.
First ambitious ocean-cleansing project presented
Netherlands At a port in The Hague, Dutch environment minister has launched the biggest prototype clean-up boom in an attempt to clear the Pacific of its plastic debris.
Brexit victory causes bitter-sweet reactions
United Kingdom The result of the referendum vote for the UK to leave the EU has been received with mixed feelings of 'uncertainty' for some representatives of the fishing sector and 'excitement' for Brexiting fishermen.
New fisheries database may contribute to better fishery management
Worldwide A publicly accessible fisheries database that builds on the FAO statistics has been created, covering the fisheries of all maritime countries and territories of the world, from 1950 to 2010, and being regularly updated.
Brexit generates expectations among Indian seafood export
India The Brexit could represent an opportunity to boost their exports to Indian seafood traders, whose shippings to the island nation may become as they used to be during the pre-EU formation days.