Tagged: fishers

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Could the Lionfish and Sargassum Seaweed Invasions Be Linked?

Scientists have been researching how hurricanes contribute to the spread of invasive marine species including the lionfish. Now local fisherman and community activist Captain John Howes, believes the Caribbean-wide lionfish invasion coincides with the...

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Is the Marine Spatial Plan a Lose-Lose for Montserrat?

In 2015, the Government of Montserrat committed to “a science-driven and community-led marine spatial planning process to foster the sustainable, profitable, and enjoyable use of ocean resources for present and future generations.” Now in...

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Reginald 'Fred' Blake is Fisher of the Year

The Ministry of Agriculture on Sunday honoured Reginald ‘Fred’ Blake as Fisher of the Year. Fred was commended for his unwavering contribution to catching and selling fish. Blake was among seven fishers with 50...

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Minister Claude Hogan Opens Agriculture Week 2015

Honourable Minister of Agriculture Claude Hogan on Sunday afternoon declared Agriculture Week Open. Hogan addressed the fishers and other attendees at the first day of activities at Marine Village in Little Bay. The day...