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US Fish and Wildlife Service looking for fishery damage from oil spill April 29, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012, The Anchorage Daily News, a subsidiary of The McClatchy Company

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has collected samples from fish in the Yellowstone River as part of a process to determine whether the fishery was damaged by last year's oil spill and if Exxon Mobil Corp. should pay for restoration work. Workers cap...

$1 million land-based fish farm opens in Singapore by Grace Chua April 28, 2012   |  Source : Straits Times  | Copyright : 2012 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Fish farm Apollo Aquarium on Friday opened a $1 million plant to rear groupers at its land-based Lim Chu Kang farm in Singapore. The 12-tank experimental system, which will rear 300kg to 400kg of fish in each tank, is a method to farm fish on land usin...

The next big thing in fish farming in the Middle East? by Caline Malek April 28, 2012   |  Source : The National  | Copyright : Abu Dhabi Media

Food experts looking to reduce the strain on the Gulf's overfished waters believe they may have found the perfect catch for fish farms: a little-known species called the cobia. Sometimes called the tropical salmon, the white fish grows three times fast...

Study finds warming speeding up rainfall cycle April 27, 2012   |  Source : ET  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

An Australian study of ocean salinity over the past 50 years has revealed a "fingerprint" showing that climate change has accelerated the rainfall cycle, a researcher said Friday. The study published in the journal Science and conducted by Australian a...

GPS to signal rapid tsunami warnings April 26, 2012   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2012 Zee News Limited (An Essel Group Company)

Using the high-precision analysis of GPS data from the Fukushima earthquake of 11 March 2011, scientists at the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ believe the earthquake magnitude and the spatial distribution can be determined in just over three m...

Philippines detains Vietnamese fishermen over turtle catch April 25, 2012   |  Source : GMA Network  | Copyright : Agence France-Presse, 2012

The Philippines detained 12 Vietnamese fishermen and their Malaysian-flagged boat for collecting endangered fish and sea turtles and poaching, an official said Wednesday. The Filipino coast guard intercepted four fishing vessels in the Sulu Sea off th...

South Asian farmers helped to share "climate smart" knowledge by Nita Bhalla April 25, 2012   |  Source : AlertNet  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

A new initiative to spread information on adapting to climate change across South Asia will encourage farmers, scientists and policy makers to share effective ways of dealing with the impacts of global warming. South Asia is home to one fifth of the wo...

Farming the sea: Leading UK marine ecologists call for national debate over marine management April 25, 2012   |  Source : DCA  | Copyright : 2009 Deborah Clark Associates Public Relations (DCA)

The majority of the UK's coastal seas could be given over to the marine equivalent of ‘commercial farming’ in order to more fully protect defined areas of ecologically sensitive habitat, say two leading names in the marine sector. Professor Martin ...

SE Asian regional fisheries network urges ADB to scrap Coral Triangle Initiative April 24, 2012   |  Source : SEAfish

A network of Southeast Asian fisheries organizations criticized the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) for its top-down approach which disregards the participation and rights of tens of millions of small fishers and fish farmers who depend on the marine reso...

Philippine Coastguards fail to arrest Chinese fishermen by Barbara Mae Dacanay April 24, 2012   |  Source : Gulf News  | Copyright : Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2011

The Philippine Coast Guard has taken photos but could not arrest the Chinese fishermen who continued taking live sharks, clams, corals, and other endangered marine products near the Scarborough Shoal, in the South China Sea, a spokesman said. This has ...

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