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Two earthquakes strike Mexico within hours, no tsunami warning April 12, 2012   |  Source : TOI  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Two big earthquakes struck western Mexico, shaking buildings as far away as the capital and sending people rushing out of offices onto the streets, the US Geological Survey said. There were no reports of major damage after the first of the two tremors. ...

Aceh earthquakes cause panic, no tsunami by Nurdin Hasan, Fidelis E. Satriastanti & Dessy Sagita April 11, 2012   |  Source : Jakarta Globe  | Copyright : 2011 JakartaGlobe

Two massive earthquakes off the coast of Aceh, Indonesia, on Wednesday triggered panic, tsunami warnings around the Indian Ocean and reminders of the horrific 2004 disaster, but little actual damage or injury. The first quake, which measured 8.5 in mag...

China protests 'harassment' of its fishermen by Philippine Navy April 11, 2012   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2012 Zee News Limited (An Essel Group Company)

China has lodged a protest to thePhilippines alleging harassment of its fishermen by thePhilippine Navy in a lagoon in its Huangyan Island in theSouth China Sea. According to the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines, 12Chinese fishing boats were moving i...

Indian alliance moves Sri Lanka court seeking release of fishermen by S. Vijay Kumar April 10, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu

The India-based Alliance for the Release of Innocent Fishermen has filed a case in a Jaffna court in Sri Lanka seeking the release of five fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who have been jailed in Sri Lanka on the charges of smuggling narcotic substances. Sta...

Philippines’ largest warship, Chinese vessels in standoff in disputed South China Sea April 10, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 1996-2012 The Washington Post

The Philippines’ largest warship was engaged in a tense standoff with Chinese surveillance vessels Wednesday at a disputed South China Sea shoal, after the ship attempted to arrest Chinese fishermen but was blocked by the surveillance craft. Philippi...

Local fishermen help scientists understand secrets of lake in Italian Alps April 10, 2012   |  Source : Discover  | Copyright : 2012, Kalmbach Publishing Co.

Sometimes, the collective knowledge of generations of locals is just as valuable as a network of high-tech sensors. That’s what scientists studying the fluid dynamics of Lake Como in the Italian Alps found, when they began to interview fishermen. The...

US Fed evaluation: 3 more pesticides may harm salmon by JEFF BARNARD April 10, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 Bloomberg L.P.

A draft federal evaluation has found that three more common pesticides used on home lawns and agricultural crops jeopardize the survival of West Coast salmon in the United States. The evaluation from NOAA Fisheries Service is the latest one resulting f...

Indian State to adopt Danish mid-sea processing tech for fishing by T. E. Raja Simhan April 10, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu

Tamil Nadu plans to go high-tech in fishing to tap the large resource in the mid-sea. Learning from the techniques used in Denmark, the State Government plans to procure two mid-sea processing ships — a first in the country. The ships will act as ...

Scientists create the ‘armour-plated’ salmon in Scotland April 09, 2012   |  Source : Scotsman  | Copyright : Scotsman.com

Scientists have created “armour-plated” salmon in what is being hailed as a massive boost to Scotland’s multi-million pound angling and fish farming industries. For the first time, thousands of young salmon – smolts – harvested from the wild ...

Disappearing ice altering ecosystem subtly April 09, 2012   |  Source : IANS  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Shrinking sea ice, snow and glaciers, especially in high-latitude regions where water is frozen for sometime, the cryosphere, is affecting the ecosystem in hidden ways. Scientists have already recorded how some larger animals, such as penguins and pola...

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