A fishery is the enterprise of raising or harvesting fish and other aquatic life. Commercial fisheries include wild fisheries and fish farms, both in fresh water (about 10% of all catch) and the oceans (about 90%). About 500 million people worldwide are economically dependent on fisheries. 171 million tonnes of fish were produced in 2016, but overfishing is an increasing problem -- causing declines in some populations. Recreational fishing is popular in many locations, particularly North America, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia. Because of their economic and social importance, fisheries are governed by complex fishery management practices and legal regimes, …



SAIIA: South African Institute of International Affairs · 6 December 2023 English

The global energy transition is an example of a system that intersects a number of these issues: the limits of the planetary systems and the planetary boundaries we have come …

by the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries. This occurred despite the National Development

GCB: Global Carbon Budget · 6 December 2023

Global carbon emissions from fossil fuels have risen again in 2023 – reaching record levels. The annual Global Carbon Budget projects fossil carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of 36.8 billion tonnes …

Toulouse, France 25Faculty of Marine Science & Fisheries, Udayana University, Denpasar, Bali, 80361, Indonesia 67Marine Environment Division, Fisheries Resources Institute, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency

Aspen Institute Germany · 4 December 2023 English

Stormy-Annika Mildn December 2023 From the Corn Belt to the Kornkammer: A Comparison of Agriculture in the United States and in Germany Examining the intricate dynamics of agriculture in Germany …

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World Bank Group · 2 December 2023 English

The Lao PDR is facing unprecedented macroeconomic challenges, which jeopardize hard-won development gains. Over the past two decades, the country attracted considerable foreign investment and fostered regional integration, which contributed …

natural resources, such as water (critical for fisheries, irrigation, and hydropower), minerals (e.g.,

World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

extreme shocks, infrastructure, agriculture, fisheries, coastal zones, water resources, health, and ecosystems

ET: Environics Trust · 1 December 2023 English

marine and coastal ecosystems on which they depend. [...] Small-scale fisheries account for at least 40% of the world’s total fisheries catch.20 In endangering them, offshore oil activity can jeopardize the

coastal and aquatic food webs of which small-scale fisheries are a part.2 In fact, seismic airgun blasting trigger massive oil spills capable of devastating fisheries.5 The installation of offshore infrastructure already adversely affecting food production from fisheries and shellfish aquaculture,18 and 1 jeopardizes scales. Small-scale fisheries account for at least 40% of the world’s total fisheries catch.20 In endangering proposed offshore oil and gas activity on local fisheries and fisherfolk rights—including through their

RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 1 December 2023 English

Climate Change and Geopolitics in the Blue Pacific By Danielle Lynn Goh SYNOPSIS Climate change has consistently been articulated as the greatest threat to the region by the leaders of …

change adaptation and protection of vulnerable fisheries. These programmes seem to target Chinese companies investing in enterprises overseas, including in fisheries, forestry and mining in the Pacific https://www

IOBE: Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research · 1 December 2023 English

The second section outlines the broader economic environment and includes: a) analysis of the international environment in the first quarter of 2023 and the outlook for the rest of the …

trade. 11 In the charts, due to outliers the fisheries sector is not shown. Greece exports significant

World Bank Group · 30 November 2023 English

Agencies: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF)

World Bank Group · 30 November 2023 English

opportunities such as agriculture, forestry, minerals, fisheries and tourism. The direct and indirect beneficiaries

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