[Philippines] Morning has broken in Cagayancillo, at the heart of the Sulu Sea. On the coast of this remote island, the gentle hum of a boat engine grows into a roaring chorus to signal the start of a new day. Hundreds of fishers head out to harvest generous bundles of seaweed. Others steer their boats to deeper waters, where fish abound. Continue reading Treasures of the Sulu Sea threatened
[China] A large swath of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, was discovered yesterday in Anhui province’s Chao Lake. Stretching out one kilometer to the center of the lake, the infestation appeared to have dyed the water bright green, not really the ideal condition for fishing. Continue reading Look: Algae bloom no deterrent for ambitious Anhui fishermen
Seaweed harvesting is the city’s biggest industry. Futtsu is less than two hours’ drive away from the capital Tokyo, but despite this the locals – mainly fishermen – feel left behind by the recent economic upturn. Continue reading Japan’s seaweed harvesters miss out on growth plans
The ocean is becoming more acidic and that’s a growing issue for shellfish and those who make their living harvesting them, according to a new study.
New Jersey is one of 15 states with coastal communities at high risk of economic harm from ocean acidification, Continue reading Acidic ocean poses high economic risk in NJ
Jiro Ono, 89, widely considered the world’s greatest sushi chef, has some dire news for aficionados of raw fish: The delicacy’s best days may be behind us.
“The future is so bad,” the owner of the three Michelin star-rated restaurant Continue reading Greiff: The end of wild sushi
The Punta San Juan bay curves a little with a nice beach for the breeding South American fur seals and the squealing playful pups and parents. The noisy seals, the cries of kelp gulls and the circling guano birds provide a contrapuntal background to the Continue reading Of fur seals, penguins, guano, and algae
KOCHI: Prymnesium Parvum, micro-algae seen in the waters of Kochi, has a huge potential to be used for producing bio-diesel.
This was revealed by researcher Continue reading Algae in Kochi Waters Could be a Source of Green Fuel
New areas of a coral-like seaweed called maerl have been discovered on the seabed off Wester Ross, the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) has said.
Carpets of pink-purple maerl offer Continue reading New areas of coral-like seaweed found off Wester Ross
For Santiago Cañedo Flores and other fishermen along the La Paz Bay in Baja California Sur, the solution to depleted fish stocks may lie in harvesting an unconventional product: seaweed.
Don Santiago and other fishermen in Continue reading Olazul Seeks a Healthy Solution to Depleted Fish Stocks
Indonesia is to use a US$47.4 million World Bank loan to rehabilitate threatened coral reefs and develop an integrated community-based approach to managing its marine and other coastal fisheries resources… Continue reading Assistance for Indonesia to boost sustainable fisheries production