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(News) WORLD-The hidden fight to stop illegal fishing from destroying our oceans

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/illegal-fishing-global-fishing-watch When trawlers turn off their transponders, they "go dark", allowing them to hide illicit activity such as illegal fishing and modern slavery. Now, a team of ocean experts is using satellite data to light...

(Ops) INDIA – BSF seizes 2 Pakistani boats abandoned in Harami Nala

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/gujarat-harami-nala-kutch-pakistan-fishing-boats-abandoned-1591181-2019-08-24 The BSF seized the two Pakistani fishing boats found along the Indo-Pak border near Kutch district of Gujarat. A patrolling party of Border Security Force (BSF) found two abandoned boats in Harami Nala area,...

(News) MALDIVES- Parliament moves ahead with new fisheries law

https://maldivesindependent.com/politics/parliament-moves-ahead-with-new-fisheries-law-147426 “After two days of vigorous debate, parliament on Tuesday voted to accept legislation proposed by the government for a new fisheries law. Speaker Mohamed Nasheed scheduled an extra sitting on Monday night to expedite...

(News) KENYA- Kenya strives to end illegal fishing, ramp up seafood production

https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/kenya-strives-to-end-illegal-fishing-ramp-up-seafood-production Kenya has launched a new Coast Guard Service (CGS) to fight rampant illegal fishing and help the country increase its own seafood yields. The CGS was launched by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in November 2018...

(News) INDIA-Immature fish sold at throwaway prices at Vypin

https://english.manoramaonline.com/districts/ernakulam/2019/ 08/20/immature-fish-sold-at-vypin-fishing.html The catching of immature, smaller fish is going on unabated in the sea off Kerala despite strict directives from authorities against the practice. Last week, fishing vessels brought large quantities of juvenile squid...

(Ops) MAURITIUS- Electronic cigarettes and cartridges seized by the MRA.

https://www.inside.news/port-cigarettes-electroniques-et-cartouches-saisies-par-la-mra/ Electronic cigarettes and refill cartridges worth 100 thousand rupees were seized last month by customs officers assigned to the port. Today, the Mauritius Revenue Authority released this information. The boxes were officially to contain...

(Ops) SEYCHELLES-7 Sri Lankans are detained in Seychelles on suspicion of illegal fishing

http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com/articles/11458/ +Sri+Lankans+are+detained+in+Seychelles+on+suspicion+of+illegal+fishing?fbclid=IwAR0lIqrsA0ysvUGANEpYufDrL0HfPCkSdoIa5yqLELPBleVbQRwSXznSkkE The Seychelles Fisheries Authority (SFA) and the police are conducting an investigation into a case of suspected illegal fishing by a foreign vessel in the island nation’s waters. In a joint communique on Thursday,...

(Ops) – SRI-LANKA – Navy holds a person engaged in illegal fishing

source: Sri Lanka Navy A person who engaged in illegal fishing in the seas off Nayaru, Mulativu was apprehended by Navy on 6thAugust 2019. Accordingly, a Fast Gun Boat attached to the Eastern Naval Command,...

(Ops) MAYOTTE-Two gun fishermen in the nets of justice.

https://lejournaldemayotte.yt/2019/08/08/deux-pecheurs-au-fusil-dans-les-filets-de-la-justice/ "Underwater fishing is prohibited in the lagoon and in all the passes of Mayotte" reminds the French Agency for Biodiversity (AFB). "But this illegal activity is unfortunately tending to increase and is seriously compromising...

(News) MAYOTTE- Poaching: Sea Shepherd wants to perpetuate the Nyamba operation.

https://lejournaldemayotte.yt/2019/08/06/sea-shepherd-veut-perenniser-loperation-nyamba/ Beach patrols all year round could become a reality with Sea Shepherd's plans and its operation Nyamba, which aims to increase in size in response to the extent of turtle poaching in Mayotte. Since July,...
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