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'Fish guts can tell which species will survive climate change' May 14, 2012   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2012 Zee News Limited (An Essel Group Company)

Scientists have discovered that the gastrointestinal system of fish is much more sensitive to temperature changes than previously thought, a finding they say could help predict which species would survive climate change and which would not. "Our work i...

Malaysian fishermen told to join insurance scheme for protection May 13, 2012   |  Source : The Sun Daily  | Copyright : 2012 Sun Media Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

The Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority is encouraging fishermen to participate in an insurance scheme to provide protection for them. Deputy Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Mohd Johari Baharum said it was compulsory for fisher...

Nigerian fishermen report massive depletion of undersea weeds in Atlantic ocean May 13, 2012   |  Source : BusinessDay  | Copyright : BusinessDay

Fishermen operating at the Atlantic coastline have expressed concern over floating weeds on the ocean in Akwa Ibom coastline. Fishermen in the area said that the situation was noticed within the past week, adding that the situation posed a great dange...

Uganda: Lake Victoria fishermen get mobile weather service by Eriosi Nantaba May 13, 2012   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : 2012 AllAfrica

Uganda Department of Meteorology (UDoM) in partnership with other players has unveiled a Mobile Weather Service that seeks to improve safety of fishermen on Lake Victoria. The project that draws from a combination of mobile technology, weather forecast...

Sri Lanka, India to amicably solve fishing issues by Chamikara WEERASINGHE May 12, 2012   |  Source : Daily News  | Copyright : 2012 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

Fisheries authorities in Sri Lanka and India have agreed to solve the issues of fishermen in the Palk Bay region without taking the fishermen through court processes. Sri Lanka is releasing Indian fishermen who have been in Sri Lankan custody for illegal ...

2,300 birds found dead along Chilean beaches by Marilia Brocchetto May 12, 2012   |  Source : CNN  | Copyright : 2012 Cable News Network. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Chilean officials are asking fishermen to help save birds caught in nets after thousands of dead fowl appeared along coastal Chile this week. At least 2,300 dead birds were found along beaches between Cartagena and Playa de Santo Domingo, Chile, said J...

Swimmers' urine to blame for 500 fish deaths, German fishermen say May 12, 2012   |  Source : NewsCore/Fox News  | Copyright : 2012 FOX News Network, LLC

Swimmers have killed about 500 fish in a northern Germany lake, with their urine causing algae that poisons marine life. The mass death in the past two weeks has occurred in Eichbaum lake, in the port city of Hamburg, The Local reported. "Swimmers w...

Fish tied to lower colon cancer risk: study May 11, 2012   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

People who eat plenty of fish may have a lower risk of colon cancer and, even more, rectal cancer, according to an analysis of 41 studies from around the world. The analysis, which appeared in the American Journal of Medicine, is the latest report that...

Tsunami warning: why prediction is so hard by Natalie Muller May 11, 2012   |  Source : Australian Geographic  | Copyright : Australian Geographic

In 2004, a magnitude 9.1 earthquake off the coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia, generated the worst tsunami in recorded history. With more than 230,000 people dead and many more hundreds of thousands injured and homeless, this natural phenomenon wreaked...

New UN-backed guidelines aim to protect rights to land, fisheries and forests May 11, 2012   |  Source : UN News Service

A United Nations-backed committee today endorsed a set of far-reaching global guidelines to help governments protect the rights of people, especially the poor, to own or access land, forests and fisheries. “Giving poor and vulnerable people secure an...

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