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Keeping fishing going: Vietnam fishermen by Bùi Hoài Nam May 24, 2020   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : 2012 Viet Nam News

Stretching 90km along the coast over the Hải Vân Pass to Hội An, fishing villages and crowded fishery communities have been around for centuries. However, temples dedicated to whales – fishermen's guardian angels – are now the last vestiges of an...

Locals stage latest fight against Papua New Guinea mine dumping waste into sea by IAN MORSE May 24, 2020   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : 2020 Copyright Conservation news

A coalition of more than 5,000 villagers and a provincial government in Papua New Guinea has built a legal challenge against the world’s most productive battery nickel plant. The company, Ramu NiCo, has been dumping millions of tons of mine waste int...

Israeli scientists work to save the country's coastline from rising tides by Madison Heard May 24, 2020   |  Source : NoCamels  | Copyright : 2020 NoCamels

The Israeli coastline has been changing for centuries, and the prehistoric evidence can be seen in submerged settlements, ancient artifacts, and sea walls buried just offshore. The global mean sea level has been rising more than 7 cm in the last 25 yea...

Recovery begins after cyclone ravages India, Bangladesh coast May 24, 2020   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : TVNZ 2020

Authorities have begun clearing roads and assessing damage after Cyclone Amphan barreled through coastal communities in eastern India and neighbouring Bangladesh. Millions have been displaced by the storm, which has killed more than 100 people. Ind...

Our Ocean Conference 2020 rescheduled to 7-8 December 2020 May 22, 2020   |  Source : OurOcean2020

he Government of the Republic of Palau has now announced the postponement of the Our Ocean Conference 2020, previously scheduled to be held from 17-18 August in Koror, Palau. The new dates will be 7-8 December 2020. “As the global dialogue turns to h...

We need to build resilient and sustainable food systems that leave no one behind, says FAO May 22, 2020   |  Source : FAO  | Copyright : FAO

The International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability: strengthening the science-policy nexus, convened from 18-21 November 2019, in Rome, Italy, was held to support the development of a new vision for more sustainable and socially just fisheries, and m...

Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone kills scores in India and Bangladesh May 22, 2020   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : 2020 BBC

The eastern Indian city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone which has killed at least 84 people across India and Bangladesh. Amphan made landfall on Wednesday, lashing coastal areas with ferocious wind and rain. The storm is weakening ...

Social distancing: When extreme weather and coronavirus collide by Navin Singh Khadka May 22, 2020   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : BBC

People being displaced by extreme weather events around the world are being forced to break Covid-19 social distancing safety guidelines, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and other humanitarian agencies. “Social distancing is no...

Small-scale fishing communities suffer as industrial fleets plunder the seas by Nick Clark May 22, 2020   |  Source : Al Jazeera  | Copyright : 2020 Al Jazeera Media Network

It was the product that powered the Vikings, that went on to make Norway rich long before oil, and is still the source of a multimillion-dollar industry: fish, specifically cod, or skrei, to be precise, the name derived from Old Norse for "the wanderer". ...

India and Bangladesh await surge in coronavirus infections after 'super cyclone' by Susannah Savage May 22, 2020   |  Source : The Telegraph  | Copyright : Telegraph Media Group Limited 2020

A “super cyclone” has killed more than 80 people and forced three million from their homes in Bangladesh and India, leaving authorities struggling to respond amid soaring coronavirus outbreaks. One of the most powerful storms ever to hit South Asia...

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