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Fighting climate change is more cost-effective than cleaning up the mess, study suggests September 23, 2019   |  Source : Breitbart  | Copyright : 2019 Breitbart

It pays to fight climate change, new research suggests. Transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources won’t be cheap or easy. But new research suggests the investments will pay off in the long run. That’s because the cost of inacti...

Chinese assistance to Sri Lanka to locally produce fish bait for multi-day fishing September 23, 2019   |  Source : ColomboPage News Desk  | Copyright : 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

Sri Lanka's State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Wedaarachchi stressed that the projects initiated should not be just another project but projects that would benefit the people of the country. This was stated by the Mini...

Climate change fight should be 'sexy' and 'fun', Japan's new environment minister says by Matthew Green September 23, 2019   |  Source : The Independent  | Copyright : Independent.co.uk

Japan's new environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, pledged on Sunday to mobilise young people to push his coal-dependent country towards a low-carbon future by making the fight against climate change "sexy" and "fun." Koizumi was speaking on the eve o...

Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action September 23, 2019   |  Source : Al Jazeera  | Copyright : 2019 Al Jazeera Media Network

A day after climate strikes convulsed cities across the globe, with hundreds of thousands of young people opting to skip school and take to the streets instead, youth leaders have gathered at the United Nations to demand radical action on climate change. ...

'Such brutality': tricked into slavery in the Thai fishing industry by Steve Dow September 23, 2019   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2019 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

In 2006, a young Cambodian sculptor, Vannak Anan Prum, left his village to look for labouring work. He needed to earn enough money to pay for his wife Sokun’s impending hospital stay to give birth to their first child. He intended to be away for two mon...

Fisheries Dept refutes Traffic report on Malaysia’s shark catch September 23, 2019   |  Source : Malay Mail  | Copyright : 2019, Malay Mail, All Rights Reserved.

Malaysia's Fisheries Department today denied a report by Traffic, the wildlife trade monitoring network, that Malaysia ranked eighth in the highest catch of sharks in the world. It said the report released by Traffic last September 11 that Malaysia cau...

Việt Nam sees success in removing fishing yellow card September 20, 2019   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : 2012 Viet Nam News

Việt Nam has implemented many solutions according to the European Commission (EC)’s nine recommendations to remove the yellow card warning on the country’s fishing industry. In November, the EC will come to Việt Nam for the second time to check an...

S. Korea named illegal fishing country by U.S. September 20, 2019   |  Source : Yonhap  | Copyright : Yonhap News Agency

The United States made a preliminary decision on Thursday (local time) to designate South Korea as a country that engages in illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, calling on Asia's fourth-largest economy to adopt tougher regulations. The ...

Thai fishing group lobbies government to relax reforms, leaving NGOs, retailers, and suppliers troubled by Madelyn Kearns September 20, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

A list of demands from the National Fishing Association of Thailand (NFAT) – shared with Thai government officials in a closed-door meeting – could “derail the reform of the country’s fisheries,” according to the Environmental Justice Foundation...

Typhoon Faxai dealt major blow to fisheries industry in Japan's Chiba Prefecture September 20, 2019   |  Source : Mainichi Japan  | Copyright : THE MAINICHI NEWSPAPERS. All rights reserved.

Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, on Sept. 8 and 9, dealt a serious blow to the local fisheries industry. Refrigerating facilities and fish farms stopped functioning because of power blackouts triggered by the typho...

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