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Missing Kiribati fishermen rescued by Micronesia crew October 11, 2021   |  Source : Stuff

Two missing fishermen from Kiribati have been rescued by a Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)-flagged vessel in the waters of Marshall Islands. The two I-Kiribati fishermen had been adrift in their dinghy for seven days when found by the crew of the ...

Three fishermen die in Lake Victoria by James Omoro October 11, 2021   |  Source : The Standard

Three fishermen died during a fishing expedition in Mbita Sub-county in Lake Victoria on Saturday night. It is reported that the three were among five fishermen who were headed for Koguna beach in the same sub-county to fish. However, their boat cap...

Access to a healthy environment, declared a human right by UN rights council October 11, 2021   |  Source : UN News

The Human Rights Council recognised this Friday, for the first time, that having a clean, healthy and sustainable environment is a human right. In resolution 48/13, the Council called on States around the world to work together, and with other partner...

Indian fishermen leader Arulanandam dead October 11, 2021   |  Source : The Hindu

U. Arulanandam, 75, a long-time fishermen activist and Tamil Nadu representative in the Alliance for the Release of Innocent Fishermen, passed away at his residence in Rameshwaram on Sunday. Sesu Raja, a fishermen leader, said Arulanandam fought for th...

US fishing and seafood companies sue over oil spill October 11, 2021   |  Source : CITY NEWS SERVICE

Redondo Beach market Quality Seafood is among plaintiffs in a proposed class-action suit against pipeline company Amplify Energy Corp. on behalf of commercial fishing, diving and seafood companies seeking damages for expected lost revenue as a result of l...

Ireland Minister welcomes Report of Seafood Sector Task Force October 11, 2021   |  Source : gov.ie

Ireland's Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, today announced that he has received the final report of the Seafood Sector Task Force that he established in March 2021. The Taskforce examined the impacts on the fishing sec...

Respect customary rights to sustainable use: Indigenous peoples and civil society groups at the UN Biodiversity Conference October 11, 2021   |  Source : ICSF

Indigenous Peoples' and civil society organizations called on governments gathered at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference to recognize the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities (IPLC) to lands, territories and waters, and to support th...

Protesters in Ireland drag trawler across Dublin city to highlight damage of bottom trawling by Mike Gilmore October 11, 2021   |  Source : FM104

The negative effects of bottom trawling has been highlighted by environmental groups in Dublin this afternoon. Extinction Rebellion, the Irish Wildlife Trust and Sea Change dragged a makeshift fishing trawler across town to the Dail, discarding so call...

WHO’s 10 calls for climate action to assure sustained recovery from COVID-19 October 11, 2021   |  Source : WHO

Countries must set ambitious national climate commitments if they are to sustain a healthy and green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHO COP26 Special Report on Climate Change and Health, launched today, in the lead-up to the United Nations Cl...

UNEP head: When biodiversity is under threat, so are people's lives by Cui Hui'ao October 11, 2021   |  Source : CGTN

A loss of biodiversity threatens human survival, said Inger Andersen, executive director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). UNEP, founded in 1972, is a scientific body holding data and facts on how planet works. It also hosts various con...

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