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By Edition On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Caribbean looks to protect its seafood from mercury

PORT-OF-SPAIN - Four Caribbean countries have done an inventory of the major sources of mercury contamination in their islands, but a great deal of work still needs to be done to determine where and what impact More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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EU lifts yellow card on Curaçao for illegal fishing

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao has made great progress in the fight against illegal fishing, and can now effectively address this practice. Therefore, the European Commission draws the yellow card which was handed out More...

The skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, is a medium-sized percifo
By Edition On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Giving oceans a break could generate us$83 billion in additional benefits for fisheries

Reducing the global fishing effort would allow fish stocks to recover from overexploitation. WASHINGTON - Fishing less, and better, could generate an additional $83 billion each year for the fisheries sector, creating More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Killer robots developed as radical solution to lionfish crisis

HAMILTON – Few predators can match the devastating impact of the invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish, which can reduce a flourishing coral reef to a barren wasteland if left unchecked. Substantial numbers of lionfish More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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Caribbean fisherfolk look to the future

PORT OF SPAIN - Leaders of the Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organisations (CNFO) met at a two-day performance and planning workshop to discuss and critically assess the CNFO’s performance since its formation More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Private harbor for fishermen Marie Pampoen

WILLEMSTAD – A harbor is currently being constructed on the Marie Pampoen beach. Yesterday, the ceremony of the laying of the first block took place. The port is part of the development plan for Marie Pampoen More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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NGOs tell Curaçao that new deadlines must come with results

WILLEMSTAD - The European commission’s decision to give six more months to Curacao to show progress in fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing can only be accepted if the government gives More...