WORLD FISHERIES DAY
▪World Fisheries day is celebrated every year on #November_21 throughout the world by the Fisher folk communities. agrilearner
▪Fishing communities worldwide celebrate this day through rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs, dramas, exhibition, music show, and demonstrations to highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries.agrilearner.
▪A recent United Nations study reported that more than two-thirds of the world’s fisheries have been overfished or are fully harvested and more than one third are in a state of decline because of factors such as the loss of essential fish habitats, pollution, and global warming.
▪The World Fisheries Day helps in highlighting the critical importance to human lives, of water and the lives it sustains, both in and out of water. Water forms a continuum, whether contained in rivers, lakes, and ocean.
▪World Fisheries Day celebrations serve as an important reminder that we Agrimantra must focus on changing the way the world manages global fisheries to ensure sustainable stocks and healthy oceans ecosystems.
▪Just last month the United Nations General Assembly called on countries that have not yet done so to become a party to the Law of the Sea regarding jurisdiction over national and international waters, as well as the seabed, and to maintain sustainable fisheries.
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