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KZN north beach closures have hurt subsistence fishermen in South Africa October 05, 2021   |  Source : Northglen News

Shouts of ‘down UPL, down’ and ‘UPL go to jail’ rang out on Heritage Day as members of the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) and the UPL Cornubia Fire Civil Society Action Group joined forces to march through the streets of eMd...

‘No fish means no food’: how native Yurok women in California are fighting for their tribe’s nutritional health by Lucy Sherrif October 05, 2021   |  Source : The Guardian

Keeping salmon in her children’s diet is “an entire job”, says Georgiana Gensaw, a Yurok Tribe member and mother of four in Klamath Glen, California, a community whose only easily accessible food store is a fried chicken shop attached to a gas stati...

Major oil spill in US' California results in dead fish piling October 05, 2021   |  Source : AFP

A huge oil spill was killing wildlife and threatening California's beaches on Monday, in what officials said amounted to an "environmental catastrophe." Dead birds and fish had begun washing up on the shore as a 126,000-gallon slick of crude oil choked w...

New Zealand ruling against deep-sea mining set a global precedent – now Ardern should ban it by Phil McCabe and James Hita October 05, 2021   |  Source : The Guardian

The decision by New Zealand’s Supreme Court last week against a giant seabed mining proposal in the South Taranaki Bight is a wake-up call for the world’s would-be seabed mining industry, both in the deep oceans of international waters and for countri...

Caricom fisheries ministers to discuss new strategic plan for sector October 05, 2021   |  Source : Jamaica Observer

Caribbean Community (Caricom) fisheries ministers will meet later on Monday to discuss a new strategic direction for the fisheries and aquaculture sector across the region. The virtual Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) coincides with the 16...

UK opens probe into mysterious 2004 sinking of French trawler off Cornwall October 04, 2021   |  Source : France24

A coroner’s inquest opens in London on Monday into the mysterious sinking of a French fishing trawler 17 years ago, which the victims’ families blame on a submarine. French courts spent years investigating the sinking of the Bugaled Breizh in inter...

Caritas Pakistan volunteers rescue fishermen amid cyclone by Kamran Chaudhry October 04, 2021   |  Source : UCA News

Members of Caritas Pakistan Karachi (CPK) disaster management committee (DMC) used a rescue boat to save fishermen stranded at sea due to Cyclone Shaheen. Ishaq Abbas, a member of the DMC, coordinated salvaging a boat trapped at Somar Goth beach on O...

California oil spill underscores urgency to shut wells, environmentalists say October 04, 2021   |  Source : SB Sun

Environmentalists, as well as a local congressman, bemoaned the environmental damage caused by Saturday’s offshore oil spill impacting Huntington Beach, and said the incident underscored the urgency to accelerate closure of the 27 platforms in waters of...

What is it like inside Hurricane Sam? Saildrone footage gives a glimpse October 04, 2021   |  Source : DTE

Science is now in the heart of a hurricane, literally. A camera-equipped drone piloted into Category 4 Hurricane Sam brewing in the Atlantic Ocean has, for the first time, showed a glimpse of the gigantic, violent waves caused by the storm. The ocean d...

Nigeria's Kogi fishermen deploy new strategies as climate change bites harder October 04, 2021   |  Source : Premium Times

As a fisherman in Kpata, Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State, Abdullahi Gimba depends on the resources of the River Niger to provide for his two wives and 13 children. It is how he has earned his income for the past 30 years; by taking to the water...

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