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72 Indian fishermen released from the custody of Pakistan April 29, 2012   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has secured the release of 72 Indian fishermen from the custody of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), which had held them in the Arabian sea off Jakhau coast since Friday. The PMSA personnel had seized 14 Indian fish...

Israel arrests crew of Gaza fishing boat April 29, 2012   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 2012 AFP

The Israeli navy on Sunday stopped a Palestinian fishing boat off the Gaza coast and arrested those on board, sources on both sides said. "A Palestinian fishing boat was found outside the limits of Gaza's fishing zone and the navy took it to (the south...

Motorcycle washed up in B.C., Canada, may be Japanese tsunami debris April 29, 2012   |  Source : CBC News  | Copyright : CBC 2012

A beachcomber on British Columbia's Haida Gwaii islands has discovered what may be the first piece of debris from the Japanese tsunami to arrive in Canada. Peter Mark was riding his ATV, exploring an isolated beach on Graham Island on April 18, when he...

US Fish and Wildlife Service looking for fishery damage from oil spill April 29, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012, The Anchorage Daily News, a subsidiary of The McClatchy Company

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has collected samples from fish in the Yellowstone River as part of a process to determine whether the fishery was damaged by last year's oil spill and if Exxon Mobil Corp. should pay for restoration work. Workers cap...

$1 million land-based fish farm opens in Singapore by Grace Chua April 28, 2012   |  Source : Straits Times  | Copyright : 2012 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Fish farm Apollo Aquarium on Friday opened a $1 million plant to rear groupers at its land-based Lim Chu Kang farm in Singapore. The 12-tank experimental system, which will rear 300kg to 400kg of fish in each tank, is a method to farm fish on land usin...

The next big thing in fish farming in the Middle East? by Caline Malek April 28, 2012   |  Source : The National  | Copyright : Abu Dhabi Media

Food experts looking to reduce the strain on the Gulf's overfished waters believe they may have found the perfect catch for fish farms: a little-known species called the cobia. Sometimes called the tropical salmon, the white fish grows three times fast...

Study finds warming speeding up rainfall cycle April 27, 2012   |  Source : ET  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

An Australian study of ocean salinity over the past 50 years has revealed a "fingerprint" showing that climate change has accelerated the rainfall cycle, a researcher said Friday. The study published in the journal Science and conducted by Australian a...

GPS to signal rapid tsunami warnings April 26, 2012   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2012 Zee News Limited (An Essel Group Company)

Using the high-precision analysis of GPS data from the Fukushima earthquake of 11 March 2011, scientists at the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ believe the earthquake magnitude and the spatial distribution can be determined in just over three m...

Philippines detains Vietnamese fishermen over turtle catch April 25, 2012   |  Source : GMA Network  | Copyright : Agence France-Presse, 2012

The Philippines detained 12 Vietnamese fishermen and their Malaysian-flagged boat for collecting endangered fish and sea turtles and poaching, an official said Wednesday. The Filipino coast guard intercepted four fishing vessels in the Sulu Sea off th...

South Asian farmers helped to share "climate smart" knowledge by Nita Bhalla April 25, 2012   |  Source : AlertNet  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

A new initiative to spread information on adapting to climate change across South Asia will encourage farmers, scientists and policy makers to share effective ways of dealing with the impacts of global warming. South Asia is home to one fifth of the wo...

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