Archive for the 'Fisheries' Category

Artificial Coral Reefs for the Gulf of Thailand

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

According to the New Straits Times, RM10 million will be spent to establish artificial coral reefs off Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia during 2007. It is intended that these coral reefs will improve coastal fisheries for fishing communities already suffering the effects of over-fishing in the Gulf of Thailand. State Agriculture and Rural Development committee chairman Datuk […]

Re-Interpreting the Fisheries Crisis

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

A recent article in Science suggesting that the world’s major fish stocks could collapse by 2048 was big news – significant enough to capture the attention of The Economist, and to grab front-page headlines in The New York Times and The Washington Post. Interestingly this has generated a lively debate on the topic between one […]

Gonedau - A Fisheries Blog from the Pacific Islands

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

Gonedau is a new Pacific Islands fisheries blog run by staff of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in New Caledonia. During several of our fisheries meetings this year we discussed that a lot can be learned from fisheries management in the Pacific, especially regarding the management of small-scale fisheries in areas where fishing […]

Vietnams Seafood Exports Increasing

Friday, November 24th, 2006

The Nhan Dan newspaper reported on 24th November 2006 that Vietnam’s seafood export targets for 2006 were met within 11 months. According to Vietnam Ministry of Fisheries statistics, Vietnam earned 3.08 billion US$ from seafood exports over the 11 months to the end of November 2006, 25 percent more than in 2005. Major export products […]