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Russia’s Lake Baikal: fears of a Chinese takeover, but pollution, poaching and overtourism are the real threats by Jens Mühling September 27, 2019   |  Source : SCMP  | Copyright : 2019 South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd.

Earth’s biggest, deepest, lake is in big trouble. People there point to Chinese tourists and say China covets Lake Baikal, but its problems lie closer to home Pollution of its once pristine waters, and illegal fishing, have taken their toll, as winter ...

Maldives, Parley for the Ocean creating new model for healthy ‘future island nations’ September 27, 2019   |  Source : SB  | Copyright : 2007-2019 Sustainable Life Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

On Wednesday, the Republic of the Maldives and Parley for the Oceans announced an extension of their partnership to create a scalable, nationwide framework for solutions to ocean and climate threats. Through the ‘Future Island Nation’ program, Parley ...

A Mi’kmaw fisherman is fighting the same fishery charges his father faced 20 years ago by Maureen Googoo September 25, 2019   |  Source : Ku'ku'kwes News  | Copyright : Ku'ku'kwes News 2019

A young Mi’kmaw man from Nova Scotia is vowing to fight fishery charges against him like his father did 20 years ago. Leon Knockwood, who is from Sipekne’katik First Nation, N.S. has been charged with two counts of failing to comply with a commerci...

A Stanford-led study suggests ecosystem investments to minimize storm damage by SARAH CAFASSO September 25, 2019   |  Source : Stanford News  | Copyright : Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305

As new hurricanes gain strength in the Atlantic, residents of the Bahamas have barely begun recovering from destroyed villages and flooded streets brought by Hurricane Dorian’s battering this month. The losses were grim validation of a new Stanford-led ...

Morocco to begin compulsory insurance for natural disasters early 2020 September 25, 2019   |  Source : Asharq  | Copyright : 1978 - 2019 © H H Saudi Research and Marketing LTD

Compulsory insurance against natural and terrorist disaster damages will begin in Morocco in early 2020, according to Nouman Essami, director at the Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Finance. His comments were made Monday during the opening of the 26th ...

Cuba recognized as regional leader in response to natural disasters by Orfilio Peláez September 25, 2019   |  Source : Granma  | Copyright : GRANMA © 2014

Cuba has demonstrated its effectiveness in responding to contingencies of a natural origin, serving as a reference for the entire Caribbean region, stated Consuelo Vidal, United Nations System resident coordinator, upon opening the Simex 2019 Regional Ear...

North Sea cod certification suspended by Marine Stewardship Council September 25, 2019   |  Source : BBC  | Copyright : 2019 BBC

North Sea cod is to lose its sustainability certification due to concerns about stock levels. The Marine Stewardship Council said certificates for North Sea cod fisheries would be suspended as stocks were below the "safe biological level". A "blue t...

Vietnam says 'urgent measures' needed to combat Mekong Delta erosion September 25, 2019   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2019 Reuters

Six provinces in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region have been scrambling to battle the severe erosion of the sprawling river and coastal network, with some areas now requiring “urgent measures”, state media said on Tuesday. The provinces, Long An, An ...

Tribugá port clashes with Colombia’s tourism vision by Andrés Bermúdez Liévano September 25, 2019   |  Source : Dialogo Chino

With government backing and eyes on boosting trade with China, a group of Colombian businesspeople has been pushing plans to build the Tribugá port, a controversial commercial project on the country’s Pacific Ocean that could clash with the country’s...

Zambia residents up in arms with investor after being denied access to the Luombwa River for fishing September 25, 2019   |  Source : Lusaka Times

Residents of Kaundu and Miseshi communities in the Mpelembe ward of Zambia are in a dispute with Zain Amir, the owner of Nsofu Ranch, over access to the Luombwa River for fishing. The residents who are a fishing community claim that Nsofu Ranch Manager...

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