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British govt unveils details of fund to support fisheries

Boris Johnson

The British government has unveiled details of a multi-million-pound fund to support fishing businesses facing difficulties post-Brexit. Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Photo credit: AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said this in a statement on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. A total of £23 million pounds ($31 million) would be given to seafood exporters who ...

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Overfishing, reef decline threaten Pacific, Caribbean island fisheries – IUCN

red snapper

Overfishing and the degradation of coral reefs across the Caribbean and Pacific islands are pushing many fish, including food sources like tunas and groupers, towards extinction, according to two regional Red List reports published on Thursday, June 8, 2017 by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The Conservation status of marine biodiversity in the Pacific Islands of Oceania Red List ...

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Greenpeace West Africa expedition raises awareness on state of fisheries

My Esperanza

Greenpeace ship – “My Esperanza” – has docked at the port of Praia in Cape Verde. For 11 weeks, the Esperanza will sail the waters of six West Africa States – Cape Verde, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Senegal – to raise awareness on the state of fisheries through political events, public engagement and consultations with the West-African ...

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GEF, others unveil investments for oceans protection

Naoko Ishii

New investments in issues ranging from coastal fisheries and conservation funds to combating plastic pollution and expanding marine protected areas were on Friday announced by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) at the Our Ocean conference that held during the week in Washington DC, USA. Alongside fellow environment and conservation leaders, the GEF CEO and Chairperson, Naoko Ishii, stressed the need to match ...

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