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Covid-19 lockdowns hit hard global fisheries and aquaculture 

Covid-19 lockdowns hit hard global fisheries and aquaculture  | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Global fisheries and aquaculture have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and could face further disruption in 2021 as lockdowns affect supply and demand across the sector, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
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FAO - GFCM: The State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries

FAO - GFCM: The State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The State of the Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries provides diverse stakeholders with the most comprehensive overview of regional and subregional fisheries trends currently available. It is an invaluable tool for understanding the dynamics of the sector, making strategic decisions and monitoring their impacts.

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End of an era: Marsalforn’s last full-time fisherman dies - The Malta Independent

End of an era: Marsalforn’s last full-time fisherman dies - The Malta Independent | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Marsalforn’s last full-time fisherman, Leli Borg, known as ic-Cmajra, has passed away. He pictured here doing what he loved most, in this photo taken by his lifelong friend, photographer Ted
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mKrishi Fisheries: Sea in Your Hand

mKrishi Fisheries: Sea in Your Hand | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Technological innovations have long been at the forefront of revolutions across many industries. It is in these innovations that we—our governments, businesses and organisations—often place our hopes and investments for finding ways that would enable us to improve existing processes, cut certain costs, lower or eliminate unwanted risks, enhance safety or reduce environmental impact.

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Fish farms moved offshore

Fish farms moved  offshore | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Fish farms around the island have been moved offshore in time for the deadline today, agreed upon between operators and the Planning Authority after a mass revocation of permits last year.
However, there is still no long-term solution in place for the tuna cages in the north, which have been moved but are being held in tow while awaiting permits for a new offshore location from which to operate.
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EU directives curtailing livelihood and future of Maltese fishermen - Alfred Sant

EU directives curtailing livelihood and future of Maltese fishermen - Alfred Sant | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

"EU directives have curtailed the livelihood and the future of Maltese and Gozitan traditional fishermen whose catches are disproportionately restricted for tuna, shortly for swordfish and will soon be restricted for lampuki, former Prime Minister Alfred Sant said."

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MALTA: Fisherman nets major acting award at the Sundance Film Festival

MALTA: Fisherman nets major acting award at the Sundance Film Festival | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A film featuring the conditions of Maltese fisherman, their everyday struggles, their challenges in a continuously changing world.

Scicluna plays Jesmark, a struggling fisherman, who is forced to turn his back on generations of tradition and risk everything by entering the world of blackmarket fishing to provide for his wife and newborn baby.

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International conference "Strengthening the Science-Practice-Policy interface in Blue Growth" | plan-bleu

International conference "Strengthening the Science-Practice-Policy interface in Blue Growth" | plan-bleu | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
This capitalization and community-building event, which will be held on 16-17th of April 2019 in Marseilles (France) should highlight the main deliverables of Blue Growth projects in terms of knowledge transfer from research to industry and to policy-makers.”
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Fisherman warns of major catastrophe from land reclamation

Fisherman warns of major catastrophe from land reclamation | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Fishermen fearing that land reclamation plans may have a direct impact on their livelihood have expressed disappointment at not being consulted by the government on its plans.
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Malta in research project aimed at more sustainable fishing practices

Malta in research project aimed at more sustainable fishing practices | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture and the Department of Biology at the University of Malta are taking part in an international research project called ‘Marine Protected Areas Network Towards Sustainable Fisheries in the Central Mediterranean’ (Mantis). The project aims t
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Ministerial Conference on Mediterranean Fisheries

Ministerial Conference on Mediterranean Fisheries | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A ministerial conference on Mediterranean fisheries is organized in Malta on 29-30 March 2017 to adopt a common declaration (Malta MedFish4Ever Declaration) on the future of Mediterranean fisheries. The event consists of a Stakeholder roundtable, a launching meeting, a ministerial c

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