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National governments can't solve climate change alone by Angel Hsu October 14, 2019   |  Source : Scientific American  | Copyright : 2019 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, A DIVISION OF NATURE AMERICA, INC.

September saw the return of the dreaded haze in full force—the worst it has been since 2015. Millions of people here in Singapore and other parts of Southeast Asia choked on toxic air and wondered if this would be a recurring event, a new normal to resi...

68 fishermen jailed in three districts in Bangladesh October 14, 2019   |  Source : Daily Star  | Copyright : 2019 / thedailystar.net

Mobile courts in Bangladesh in separate drives yesterday sentenced 68 fishermen to different terms of imprisonment and seized huge quantity of fishing nets in Barishal, Faridpur and Manikganj for defying a 22-day ban on netting hilsa. Our Barishal corr...

Philippines' fishermen held in Indonesia assured of due process by Pia Lee-Brago October 14, 2019   |  Source : The Philippine Star

The government has assured the families of 53 Filipino fishermen detained for illegal fishing in Indonesia that their rights would be protected. Consul General to Manado Oscar Orcine recently met with officials of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Re...

Fishermen live in stain of Venezuela's broken oil industry by SCOTT SMITH October 14, 2019   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : All contents © copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Nobody lives as closely with the environmental fallout of Venezuela’s collapsing oil industry as the fishermen who scratch out an existence on the blackened, sticky shores of Lake Maracaibo. The once prized source of vast wealth has turned into a pol...

Four Guyanese fishermen missing, feared dead in suspected piracy attack October 14, 2019   |  Source : News Room Guyana  | Copyright : 2012 – 2018 – StLuciaNewsOnline.com, Andrews Media Services Corporation. Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, West Indies

The search is on for four Guyanese fishermen who have been reported missing following what is suspected to be a piracy attack. The News Room understands that the men departed the Number 65 Village Wharf for a fishing trip to Suriname on Saturday, Octo...

Ban air miles and stop frequent flyers to combat climate change, report urges by Chiara Giordano October 14, 2019   |  Source : The Independent

Air miles should be banned because they encourage excessive flying, according to a report commissioned by the government’s climate change advisers. Frequent flyers should be hit by an “escalating air miles levy” to put them off flying too much, r...

Indigenous knowledge can help solve the biodiversity crisis by Hannah Rundle October 14, 2019   |  Source : Scientific American  | Copyright : 2019 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, A DIVISION OF NATURE AMERICA, INC.

The United Nations recently released a preliminary report warning that global biodiversity is declining at an unprecedented rate, with approximately one million species currently at risk of extinction. However, the report noted biodiversity is declining a...

Madagascar: Opaque foreign fisheries deals leave empty nets at home by Edward Carver October 10, 2019   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : © 2019 Copyright Conservation news

When fishers on the west coast of Madagascar arrive home after a day at sea, children often poke their heads into the pirogues to see what’s inside. People here say that it’s not what it used to be: their catch is declining. Rightly or not, they blame...

West Africa fishing communities receive FAO training in new fish smoking technique October 10, 2019   |  Source : myJoyonews

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has started training fishing communities in West Africa on the use of its new technology for smoking fish: the FAO-Thiaroye Technique (FTT). The innovation in fish smoking was introduced in Ghana in 2014 to ...

EU-Canada maritime partnership a major step forward October 10, 2019   |  Source : Europa  | Copyright : © 2018 - Published by Pan European Networks Ltd in Congleton, United Kingdom. - Co. Reg. No: 7652562

The European Commission and Canada have agreed to continue to collaborate closely across the maritime and fisheries sectors. Representatives of the EU and Canada met in Montreal in July for the annual EU-Canada Summit. The EU-Canada maritime partnership a...

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