Fisheries scientists are urging the government to craft a national management framework to address the overfishing
Last year's stock assessment for red grouper in Atlantic waters showed the stock is still overfished and undergoing overfishing
Africa's coastal communities also grapple with a changing climate and overfishing
Acting ABARES Executive Director, Peter Gooday, said the Fishery status reports 2016 showed that of the 93 fish stocks reviewed, across the 22 Commonwealth fisheries, 66 stocks (or 71 per cent) were both not overfished and not subject to overfishing
Some consumers have avoided the popular fish for more than a decade amid concerns about overfishing
, but it has now been entered for a Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment to show it is sustainably sourced.
occurs when the number of fish removed from their habitats is greater than their reproduction rate.
PORTLAND, Maine -- Several fish stocks from Maine to Florida are rebounding and are no longer subject to overfishing
, federal regulators said Thursday.
Maria Damanaki, EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, said: "If we want to be serious in our fight against overfishing
, we need to apply our rules by the book - and this includes the respect of quotas.
Mandaue City, Cebu - Amid the continuing threats of overfishing
, pollution, and climate change impacts, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 is pushing for more concerted actions to save the reefs in the region known as the Coral Triangle.
, habitat destruction and pollution are atop the agenda of a United Nations-backed summit on the role of oceans in global food security, livelihoods and economic development which opened today in The Hague, the Netherlands, the UN News Centre reported.
Emissions reductions may protect some reefs and marine organisms but we know that the ocean is subject to many other stresses such as warming, deoxygenation, pollution and overfishing
,' said Wendy Broadgate, deputy director of the IGBE 'Warming and deoxygenation are also caused by rising carbon dioxide emissions, underlining the importance of reducing fossil fuel emissions.
Quota deductions are operated on the same stocks that were overfished in the previous year, with further deductions made for consecutive overfishing
above 5% or if the stock concerned is subject to a multiannual plan.