Humpback whale populations are strongly recovering on their feeding grounds in the South Atlantic, with over 24,543 whales now estimated to use polar waters in the Scotia Arc each summer.Add your comment!
Conxemar, one of the world's largest and most important fisheries fair which is scheduled to take place next month, 5,6,7 October in Vigo, Spain has warned potentially interested parties about scammers and pseudo promoters of Conxemar exhibits guide. It suggests that before responding or in doubt to contact directly with Conxemar.
Plastic pollution combined with ocean acidification hinders the development of Antarctic krill in the Southern Ocean, research published in Marine Frontiers reveals.
The bill creating the Protected Marine Area, Blue Hole, in the South Atlantic and currently under consideration in the Argentine congress has received strong criticism from the Argentine fishing sector, united under the umbrella of Intercamaras.
An Indonesian crewmember from the Spanish flagged trawler “Playa de Galicia”, operating in the South Atlantic, died of Covid-19 and the vessel is currently in the port of Montevideo under quarantine conditions, with several other seamen hospitalized, according to the latest news from Uruguay and Spain, which have been difficult to confirm.
During the first half of the year, (Jan/Jun), 29,500 tons of fish products were landed at the port of Ushuaia which represents 53% over the same period a year (19,250 tons), according to the latest stats from Argentina's Fisheries Under Secretariat. Officials from Tierra del Fuego point out that much can be attributed to the fact that April 2020 was a “completely dead month”, because of the pandemic.
Argentina participated in the recent Trade negotiations of the World Trade Organization at the ministerial level, which addressed the issue of rules for global fisheries and limits to government subsidies to fishing, committing its support for an agreement, but not forgetting the Falkland Islands claim.
Falkland Islands' Executive Council, ExCo, approved on Thursday a further change to quarantine measures for people travelling to the Falkland Islands by air with the introduction of a new 5-day‘ test to release’ option. This initiative was identified during the latest six-week review of quarantine arrangements, in line with the requirements of the Infectious Diseases Control Regulations 2020, as well as in light of the Covid-19 vaccination status of the community.
Argentina's Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Energy Wednesday announced sanctions were to be imposed on three companies for operating illegally in the South Atlantic.
Argentina's latest Ocean Patrol Vessel, OPV, ARA Piedrabunea (P52), arrived at Mar del Plata where it was received in a ceremony headed by defence minister Agustín Rossi, the head of the Navy V/A Julio Horacio Guardia plus top military and government officials