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Polluting Chinese companies ordered to apologize to public December 28, 2018   |  Source : Ecns  | Copyright : 1999-2018 Chinanews.com.

Three chemical companies that polluted the soil in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, were ordered to apologize to the public on China's national media and pay for the legal and business expenses of the two NGOs that sued them, according to the Jiangsu High Peo...

Fisheries Heritage Group launched in Nigeria December 27, 2018   |  Source : ICSF

On World Fisheries Day -- 21 November-- a professional network called the Fisheries Heritage Group (FHG), comprising graduate students and the academic staff of Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, was formed in collaboration with the Department of Fisher...

Indonesia tsunami: Songs and toys for displaced children following disaster December 27, 2018   |  Source : Channel NewsAsia  | Copyright : Mediacorp 2018

Via Sundari Octavia keeps a watchful eye on her small children as they sing and dance - part of a trauma healing programme for kids displaced by Indonesia's deadly tsunami. Octavia was with dozens of parents lining the edge of a futsal field turned eva...

Indonesia on high alert for new tsunami as volcano rumbles by Sarah Harman, Linda Givetash and Gabe Joselow December 27, 2018   |  Source : NBC

The streets of Cilegon city in Indonesia were still bustling Thursday as officials widened the danger zone and raised the threat level from an island volcano that continued to seethe after triggering a tsunami that killed more than 430 people. Official...

Scientists to study effects of climate change on Pacific coastline December 27, 2018   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2018 XINHUANET.com

Four researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego have earned state grants to study how climate change is shifting conditions on the Pacific Coast. They were awarded 1 million U.S. dollars from the Califo...

Indonesia tsunami: New warning system 'to be built next year' December 25, 2018   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : 2018 BBC

Indonesia says it will build a new warning system capable of detecting tsunamis caused by undersea landslides, days after giant waves triggered by a volcano killed at least 429 people. Installation of the new structure of buoys would start next year, a...

Philippines looking forward to WTO agreement against fishing subsidies by Janina C. Lim and Reicelene Joy N. Ignacio December 25, 2018   |  Source : BusinessWorld  | Copyright : 2018 BusinessWorld Publishing

The Philippines is looking forward to a pending World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement to eliminate fisheries subsidies, saying that such a deal would protect the country’s coastal waters from overfishing. “As an archipelagic nation, with coastal...

COA formulates regulations to protect rights of foreign crew of fishing vessels in Taiwan December 25, 2018   |  Source : BUSINESS WIRE  | Copyright : Copyright 2018 The Public Opinion

To protect rights and interests of foreign crew of fishing vessels and enhance control of Taiwan’s distant water fisheries, the Council of Agriculture (COA) has been actively improving legal system. The Council of Agriculture has been actively improv...

Death toll still climbing from Indonesia's 'silent tsunami' by Michael Bachelard & Amilia Rosa December 25, 2018   |  Source : SMH  | Copyright : 2018 The Sydney Morning Herald

Australia has offered to give assistance to Indonesia after a tsunami killed 429 people and counting, but the Indonesian authorities have said they would not be accepting any offers of assistance. The confirmed death toll from the wave jumped again on ...

Rumbling Indonesia volcano Anak Krakatoa could trigger more tsunamis: Experts December 25, 2018   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 2017. Firstpost

Another tsunami could strike Indonesia, experts have warned, after a powerful wave caused by a volcanic eruption killed hundreds when it swallowed coastal settlements, taking earthquake-focused disaster monitors by surprise. While tsunamis are often tr...

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