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Maldives: Fair Trade certification of seafood on the rise April 26, 2017   |  Source: Ingredients Networks

Fair Trade USA says that certification is on the rise among seafood products in the U.S., where consumer interest in the story behind the fish and shellfish they eat is growing. Fair trade certification status, which is conferred by independent groups to ...

Maldives: Southeastern Grocers Launches Private Label-Fisherman’s Wharf Canned Albacore Tuna To Mark Its IPNLF Membership April 26, 2017   |  Source: EPR Retail News

Southeastern Grocers LLC, parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, has become the first North American retail member of the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF), the non-profit association that is committed to...

Myanmar: Myanmar fisherman shot by Thai boat owner by Zaw Zaw Htwe April 26, 2017   |  Source: Myanmar Times

A myanmar migrant fisherman was shot by his Thai employer in Kuraburi township, Phang Nga province, southern Thailand, according to a witness and Phuket-based Myanmar Migrant Workers’ Network (MWN). The victim, identified as 21-year old Ko Maung Maung H...

Bangladesh: Fishes worth Tk 16m perish in Sylhet div April 26, 2017   |  Source: The Financial Express

Fishes worth Tk 16 million perished in Sylhet division following recent flash flood caused by waters rolling down from the upstream in the Indian state Meghalaya. The preliminarily reports received on flood damage from the districts on Sunday showed the e...

Kerala: Call to set up Vembanad lake authority April 26, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

A workshop held by the Ernakulam District Fisheries Coordination Committee on sedimentation in Vembanad Lake has recommended creation of a Vembanad Lake Conservation Authority to ensure that urbanisation and development activities do not adversely impact ...

Kerala: Now, an app from CIFT to check quality of fish April 26, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

What if there was an app that could check the quality of fish before you purchased it? In an effort to solve a problem that vexes most buyers of fish, the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) is developing an app that can assess the quality of...

Sri Lanka: Oluvil fisheries harbour to close down by Darshana Sanjeewa April 26, 2017   |  Source: Daily Mirror

Fishing activities at the Oluvil harbour in Ampara is to be halted as the government is unable to bear the cost of maintenance, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said yesterday. Minister Mahinda Amaraweera and ministry officials ...

Maharashtra: Government seeks clarity on cost of power from Jaitapur N-plant April 26, 2017   |  Source: DNA India

The Maharashtra state government has sought clarity from French officials and the French company EDF on the cost of power produced from the Jaitapur nuclear power plant. It has even said that it will purchase power from the project only if it is affordabl...

West Bengal: 70 green groups slam power plants near Sundarbans April 26, 2017   |  Source: The Daily Star

More than 70 environmental groups have warned the construction of power plants near the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, a mangrove forest that is home to the Bengal tiger, would damage the environment and affect the livelihoods of millions. The coal-fired 1,320...

Bangladesh: Ban on fishing in haors lifted April 26, 2017   |  Source: The Daily Star

A day after Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) confirmed that the radiation levels in the flashflood-hit haor region were not alarming, Fisheries Department today withdrew the ban on fishing at all haors. “We have lifted the temporary ban on fis...

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