Tag: fishing

    Oman unveils projects worth $7.2bln for investment

    Oman’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion (MoCIIP) have outlined as many as 90 investment opportunities distributed across eight key sectors – Tourism, Logistics & Food, Fishing, Health, ICT, Mining & Industry, Waste Management, and Education – with an aggregate investment potential estimated in excess of RO 2.8 billion, Oman Observer reports. A sizable […]

    The world’s first-ever “plastic fishing” tournament was held in Mexico

    In the Mexican city of Mazatlan, the world’s first “plastic fishing” tournament was held: its participants had to catch as much plastic waste from the ocean as possible. The competition was organized by the beer producer Corona and the creative agency We Believers. The tournament lasted one day, 80 fishermen took part in it. The […]

    Iraqi Kurdistan’s stolen rivers

    The warning came from a young man who chased us halfway through a village built into the steep hillside where the Lesser Zab River forms the border with Iran, about 50 kilometers north of Sulaimani city. On a late summer morning, the river was little more than a small stream under the close gaze of […]

    Iran elected as World Ocean Assessment representative

    Iranian scientist, Mehdi Qodrati Shojaei has been elected as the Asia-Pacific representative in the second World Ocean Assessment working group, IRNA reported on Sunday. Qodrati Shojaei is a faculty member at Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran Times reports. The Second World Ocean Assessment (WOA II) is the significant output of the second cycle of the Regular […]

    UAE aquafarming has growth potential as demand for sustainable food sources grows

    The UAE is taking meaningful action to reverse the trend of overfishing to satisfy the country’s huge demand for fish in a sustainable way. By adopting aqua practices to replace conventional fishing methods, the UAE has taken decisive action to help preserve fish supplies without harming the environment, Arabian Business reports. To put the current […]

    Seaspiracy. The fishing industry is more harmful to the environment than plastic

    Let’s watch a new Netflix documentary and learn about the impact of commercial fishing. Fishing nets pollute the world’s oceans and harm marine life more than plastic tubes. Dolphins do not suffer the most from dolphinariums, but from being caught in nets while fishing. Fish farms are no better, because they create a lot of […]