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“FINALLY turning the tide on decades of overfishing and mismanagement”: Mediterranean countries launch new plan to transform small-scale fisheries

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WWF report maps contribution of Mediterranean Sea to the region “in new ways”; Finds that overall value of Med’s natural assets is “at least US$5.6 trillion”

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REALISING tilapia’s aquaculture potential in Africa: “appropriate development policy and sector management are needed” – FAO report

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TiLV: FAO / GIEWS issues ‘Special Alert’ over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish; Confirmed in 5 countries in 3 continents

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EUROPEAN Commission secures 10-year pledge to save Mediterranean fish stocks; Many points, incl. support of small-scale fisheries and aquaculture

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OVER-exploitation of fish stocks in the Mediterranean risk the very future of hundreds of thousands of people… need to act – EU Commissioner Vella

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WATER scarcity needs “urgent and massive response” in N. Africa & Near East; Sustainable water use for agriculture requires transforming food systems & diets – FAO

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‘SKYROCKETING’ aquaculture production drives Egypt’s fisheries sector; 181% increase in soybean import projected by 2020/21

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LIONFISH invading the Mediterranean Sea; Poisonous predators have colonised Cyprus in space of one year; Rising sea temperatures

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EU Fisheries Commissioner invites GFCM to Brussels in April to discuss with EU Fisheries Council “what specific measures could be taken to save Mediterranean stocks”

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OCEANA calls for emergency closures of heavily overfished stocks in the Mediterranean; “We don’t want Mare Nostrum to become Mare Mortuum”…

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‘UNION for the Mediterranean’: Ministers come together to strengthen regional cooperation in maritime economy

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“AFRICAN & Asian migrant workers are being routinely but illegally used as cheap labour on Irish fishing trawlers” – Guardian investigation

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CALL for action as Lake Nasser fish stocks decline; “catch rates have declined by about 80%” since 1981

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EUROPEAN Union strengthens fisheries conservation in Mediterranean; full implementation of GFCM adopted measures

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“THE BULK of the future fish supply will have to come from aquaculture… We need to cooperate” – FAO’s Árni Matthias Mathiesen

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CALLING for “realism and Balance” in UN & international environmental politics; “be wary of seeking agreements that carry commitments that cannot be implemented” – Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

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TROPICAL herbivorous fish moving into temperate waters as a result of climate change

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