Higher fines to those illegally fishing in Argentine waters, including around the Malvinas Islands, is directed to discourage poachers, indicated Argentine foreign minister Felipe Solá who also defended the decision to interrupt the exchange of fisheries information on the South Atlantic bio-mass with the United Kingdom and the Falklands.
China has halted imports from European salmon suppliers amid fears they might be linked to a COVID-19 outbreak at a Beijing market, although experts say the fish itself is unlikely to carry the disease.
Argentine foreign minister Felipe Solá anticipated that the Falklands/Malvinas Islands will be the priority in relations with the United Kingdom, and to protect the South Atlantic fisheries, fines have to be much harsher since now they are ridiculous low.
Three bills referred to Argentina's sovereignty claim over South Atlantic islands and adjoining maritime spaces will be sent to Congress, announced president Alberto Fernández on Wednesday from the official Olivos residency next to foreign minister Felipe Solá, according to an official release.
The Falkland Islands remain confident of the British government's support and defense of their sovereignty and self-determination right, and is working closely with London to ensure the Falklands interests are contemplated in the Brexit negotiations.
Worldwide per capita fish consumption has reached a new record of 20.5 kilograms per year and is poised to increase further in the decade ahead, underscoring its critical role in global food and nutrition security.
A New Zealand fishing boat has set off on what is quite possibly the longest and most expensive ride. It's gone to pick up 15 New Zealanders who've been fishing for toothfish halfway around the world off South Georgia.
A total of 62,000 tons of illex squid was taken during the first four months of 2020, which was above the average over the last four years reported the Falklands Islands Director of Natural Resources Dr. Andrea Clausen, at Thursday’s meeting of the Fisheries Committee.
In a press conference, Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans, and Fisheries, explained the Commission’s decision to increase the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) with €500 million.
The EU is willing to shift its stance on fisheries in negotiations with Britain next week, in what would be the first major concession from the bloc in talks on their new relationship after Brexit.