The Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs, was created by Royal Decree 432/2008 of 12 April. It is as well as newly created Ministry assumes the responsibilities previously assigned to deleted Ministries of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Environment, more competition in the protection of the sea, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Development.
It is for the government department referred to the proposal and implementation of government policy in the fight against climate change, natural heritage protection, biodiversity and the sea, water, rural development, agriculture, livestock and fisheries, and nutrition.
A sea change in Pacific fish wars Japan
In ominous times, the world is already at war over fish, and seafood-loving Japan finds itself pitted against fish-hungry nations and region like China, North Korea, Taiwan, and the US.
Hurricane season leads to fishing industry catastrophic loss Bahamas
This hurricane season has caused catastrophic loss in fishing industry in The Bahamas, which led operators to think that a direct hit by Hurricane Maria could sink international markets dominated by Bahamian exports, according to Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance President.