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Australian study first to explore combined impacts of fishing and ocean warming on fish populations by Melissa Evans January 04, 2022   |  Source : CVT

The combined effect of rapid ocean warming and the practice of targeting big fish is affecting the viability of wild populations and global fish stock says new research by the University of Melbourne and the University of Tasmania. Unlike earlier s...

Schneider Electric making light switches out of used fishing nets by Zachariah Kelly January 04, 2022   |  Source : Gizmodo

Schneider Electric is using recycled fishing nets to create switches and sockets for the home, effectively giving the materials a second purpose without them needing to pile up as ocean garbage. Sustainability is a pretty big focus of Schneider Electric, ...

Mexican fish extinct in wild successfully reintroduced by MARÍA VERZA January 04, 2022   |  Source : AP

There once was a small fish called “tequila splitfin” or “zoogoneticus tequila” that swam in a river in western Mexico, but disappeared in the 1990s. Scientists and residents, however, have achieved the return of a species extinct in nature — bu...

Fishermen in Vietnam's Central Province of Binh Thuan prepare for ships to sail out to sea January 04, 2022   |  Source : SGGP

In recent days, when the Covid-19 epidemic has been basically controlled, the bustling atmosphere at the major ports such as Phan Thiet, La Gi in Binh Thuan Province is on the air and fishermen are rushed off their feet to prepare for ships out to sea. ...

Spreading Christmas cheer to fishermen in Malaysia's Penang by BERNARD SEE January 04, 2022   |  Source : The Star

The joy of giving and sharing was in the air this Christmas as 30 fishermen were presented with hampers at the Pusat Perkhidmatan Setempat Nelayan (PPSN) in Sungai Batu and Gertak Sanggul, Penang. Penang Infrastructure Corporation (PIC) chief executive...

Sea level rise is already making Bangladesh's water undrinkable by Riyan Sobhan Talha January 03, 2022   |  Source : Marex

Twice a week, 50-year-old Brajasundari loads a collection of jerrycans onto a pedal cart, climbs aboard and travels three kilometres from her village Kanchrahati to buy water. Millions of women in arid and semi-arid regions of South Asia would call her lu...

Nigerian regulators misreported Nembe oil spill that caused severe environmental damage by Taiwo-Hassan Adebayo January 02, 2022   |  Source : Premium Times

The November 2021 oil spill in Nembe, Bayelsa State, started at least three days earlier than the owner of the well and the federal government publicly acknowledged, a PREMIUM TIMES investigation has found. The spill, one of Nigeria’s worst in recent...

The fight to slow the global fish crash has a big problem by Paul Tullis January 02, 2022   |  Source : Bloomberg

Biendi Maganga-Moussavou had a problem. As Gabon’s minister of fisheries, agriculture and food security, he helps oversee the African country’s marine protected areas, some of the most extensive in Africa. Covering 27% of Gabon’s Exclusive Econom...

Fishermen missing off Trinidad & Tobago rescued by Darlisa Ghouralal January 02, 2022   |  Source : Loop News

Three fishermen from Orange Valley in Trinidad & Tobago who went missing four days ago have been reunited with their families. They were rescued yesterday evening by fellow fishermen. On the morning of December 27, Luis Manuel Yirvin, his cousin Gil...

Call for efforts to reduce post-harvest losses of fishermen in Pakistan January 02, 2022   |  Source : Dawn

The loss of livelihood and absence of life’s basic amenities have pushed fishermen communities along Pakistan's Sindh’s coast into extreme poverty. There is a dire need to build their capacity and offer them support for income generation. This was ...

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