Greenpeace says it filmed seven ships within 20 square kilometres using driftnets to catch tuna. It detected another eight vessels on radar using navigational patterns that also suggested use of nets.
Scotland can leave the United Kingdom, but being a part of the European Union will bring its own set of unique problems.
Ambassadors of the 27-nation bloc have all approved a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, fulfilling a prerequisite for the agreement to come into effect on January 1, 2021.
Brussels has made Britain its last offer on fishing and it was down now to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to decide whether he wants a deal.
The ban which impacts all fishing activities is meant for all fleets including canoes, inshore boats and trawlers.
The deal has made local fishermen vulnerable to poverty as Chinese fishing companies are likely to outcompete them and also trigger another round of piracy in the Gulf of Aden.
Local officials blame the mass deaths on drought but critics say the issue at least partly stems from water mismanagement.
France's Agriculture and Food Minister Stephane Travert has warned that the French navy is ready to act if there are fresh clashes between fishermen of the two countries in what has been dubbed the Scallop Wars.
Myanmar's Moken community has survived on seafood for hundreds of years but commercial fishing industry is destroying their livelihood.
The UK plans to back out of a 1964 agreement that has allowed France, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands to fish within 12 nautical miles of the British coast.
The incident that claimed the life of Mohammed Majed Bakr has sparked anger. There were several incidents in which Gazan fishermen were chased prior to the shooting.
Israeli authorities have been reducing the size of the fishing area while Hamas has recently banned boats in the wake of the killing of one of its senior leaders.
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