Crackdown On Illegal Fishing to Protect Millions of Jobs
West Africa could also create hundreds of thousands of jobs if governments invested in the maritime industry, instead of selling off fishing rights to foreign operators, says the Overseas Development Institute.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 29 June 2016
West Africa nations must crack down on foreign fleets fishing illegally off its Atlantic coastline and build up their fisheries to protect the livelihoods of millions of people, a… Read more »
Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is at the centre of a crisis of sustainability.
ODI, 29 June 2016
A crack down on illegal fishing by foreign commercial fleets operating in western Africa and investment in the region's maritime industry could lead to major benefits, including… Read more »
IPS, 23 June 2016
In 2011, Dyhia Belhabib was a volunteer in the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver when she was asked to participate in the Sea Around Us's project… Read more »
Greenpeace, 9 May 2016
We humans love drawing lines on maps. Over many centuries borders have been created by our peoples or have been imposed on them, separating our languages, our cultures, our… Read more »