Menakhem Ben-Yami – Page 3

  • De Beers SA, has been extracting diamonds for decades
    News

    Between the devil and the deep blue sea

    2013-11-28T13:48:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks into the issue of sea mining.

  • Small fishing boat in Sanya, China. Credit: David Castor
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    New China – an awaking giant

    2013-10-20T19:03:00Z

    Like a giant awaking from a long sleep and storming into global reality, since its parting with orthodox communism China''s economy is growing almost exponentially, placing its technology, science, entrepreneurship, industry and international trade among the world''s leaders.

  • Fisheries management scientists are unable to follow environment-induced trends and fluctuations. Credit: Profmauri/ CC-BY-SA-3.0
    News

    Two sorts of science

    2013-09-11T12:19:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks into the issue of fisheries management.

  • The Night Orion Fell
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    Salmon fishing and a traumatic tale

    2013-08-07T16:28:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami reviews two very different fishing books.

  • Fishing boats in Gujarat. Credit: Koshy Koshy/ CC-BY-2.0
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    India: Too many fishermen?

    2013-07-16T19:47:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks into the stagnation of Gujarat''s fisheries.

  • Bering Sea shore
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    Warming up relations in cold waters

    2013-06-12T15:52:00Z

    Back in 1867, President Andrew Johnson''s Secretary of State William Seward went shopping and returned home with a bargain: the whole and only Russian territory on the American continent – Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, which since 1859 was put on sale by the Russian Empire.

  • After cyclone Nargis
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    Malice and grief in Southern waters

    2013-05-07T16:08:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami writes on the dangers fishermen face in Southern waters.

  • A giant bluefin caught in the Central Atlantic
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    FAO appraises tuna fisheries worldwide

    2013-05-02T16:24:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami takes a look at the global tuna industry.

  • The author with children in a Nigerian fishing village, 1990
    News

    Women and children: Trials and tribulations

    2013-04-11T11:26:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami explores the plight of women and children in African fisheries.

  • News

    Catch shares – who to believe?

    2013-03-24T14:07:00Z

    With the onset of the 21st century, the US fisheries management administered by NOAA Fisheries has been promoting and implementing individual and tradable quotas (ITQ), which with time gained a new name – ‘catch shares’.

  • The Argo Merchant oil spill - the ship broke apart and spilled its entire cargo of 7.7 million gallons of No. 6 fuel oil. Credit: Doug Helton, NOAA/NOS/ORR
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    Pew drops anchor in Europe

    2013-03-21T19:04:00Z

    The American NGO Pew Charitable Trusts is spending millions of dollars financing NGOs that deal with marine conservation by coming into public and legal conflicts with the American fishing industry and management, reports Menakhem Ben-Yami.

  • News

    Blowing in the wind

    2013-02-22T19:41:00Z

    American commercial fisheries are feeling increasingly beleaguered. On top of being plagued for the last four years by the adverse catch-share system, they had been hurt by the mega-spill of oil in the Mexican Bay, severely injured by the recent hurricane Sandy and struggled, evidently in vain, to obtain their ...

  • A Brazilian jangada. Credit: Patrick, CC BY-SA 3.0
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    Straight off the boat

    2013-01-16T16:43:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami reports on the online marketing of fish.

  • News

    Onshore, inshore, offshore

    2012-11-29T20:45:00Z

    The Offshore Mariculture Conference 2012 held in October in Izmir, Turkey, attracted participants from 35 countries worldwide and doubtless can be rated as successful.

  • The Abel Tasman (formerly Margaris)
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    Can fisheries be managed rationally?

    2012-10-08T16:53:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at the issue of fisheries management.

  • News

    The mismanaged Northern cod

    2012-09-09T20:01:00Z

    Menakhem Ben-Yami takes a look at fishery mismanagement.

  • Dead fish in an oil spill. Credit: Doug Helton/Marine Photobank
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    Part 2: Overfishing? Not quite

    2012-08-07T14:17:00Z

    It is common knowledge that pollution in the sea directly or indirectly affects fish and other marine organisms.

  • Overfishing: what everybody needs to know
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    Overfishing? Not quite

    2012-06-26T20:45:00Z

    I don''t like the term overfishing. Not that overfishing doesn''t occur, but because this term is too often over-used and misused.

  • Captain Fisher
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    From Doryman’s Days to great skipper’s life

    2012-05-30T16:18:00Z

    A native of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Captain R Barry Fisher (1928-2001) had been to me a sort of an overseas ‘alter ego’.

  • The report
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    Little fish - big noise

    2012-05-10T10:04:00Z

    The recently published report by Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force (LFFTF), entitled Little Fish – Big Impact that glows in some media, calls for cutting the catch of forage fish by half.