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Pakistan frees Indian fishermen ahead of weekend trade meeting by Palash R Ghosh April 13, 2012   |  Source : International Business Times  | Copyright : 2012 The International Business Times Inc.

Pakistan has released a group of 25 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture, ahead of a meeting this weekend of the trade ministers from the two South Asian nuclear giants. Pakistan and India typically arrest hundreds of the other country’s fishermen ...

Chinese fishermen detained in Palau to be released April 13, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 FOX News Network, LLC

China says that 25 Chinese fishermen who were detained and charged with illegal fishing in the Pacific island nation of Palau will soon return home. The official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday that a Palau judge has approved an out-of-court settlem...

Indonesian fishermen hang up nets as incomes fall by Tunggadewa Mattangkilang April 13, 2012   |  Source : Jakarta Globe  | Copyright : 2011 JakartaGlobe

Millions of Indonesia’s traditional fishermen have left their jobs to become motorcycle taxi drivers, street vendors or trash pickers because they are no longer able to sustain themselves by catching fish. A recent survey by the People’s Coalition ...

Poor Baltic Sea management preventing sustainability April 13, 2012   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 5M Enterprises Ltd. 2000 - 2012

Oceana has released a report on the disappointing state of the fisheries management in the Baltic Sea. The report exposes a number of unsustainable fishing practices, both legal and illegal, that persist despite the ongoing efforts to achieve a thriving a...

South Africa's Fisheries Minister threatens 'white' fishing companies April 13, 2012   |  Source : Bizcommunity.com  | Copyright : 2012. Bizcommunity.com

South Africa's Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson told a closed staff meeting that she would take fishing rights away from South Africa's "Big Five" fishing firms when they came up for review next year, Business Report say...

Tsunami: This time, an alert India alerted rest of the world by Kumar Chellappan April 12, 2012   |  Source : DNA  | Copyright : 2012 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd

Indian scientists came to the rescue of almost all countries in the Indian Ocean rim with a sharp and advance forecasting of a possible tsunami on Wednesday. Scientists of Hyderabad’s Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC) instantly picked up si...

Strong quake shakes Mexico, no major damage April 12, 2012   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2012 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd.

A strong earthquake hit western Mexico on Wednesday, shaking buildings as far away as the capital and sending people rushing out of offices onto the streets, though there were no reports of major damage. Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard said on his Twi...

Pakistan's coastal areas cautioned against high waves April 12, 2012   |  Source : The News International  | Copyright : The News International - Copyright @ 2010-2012

Coastal communities have been cautioned against going into the sea for the next 48 hours, to avoid any losses in case of high waves, as a Tsunami warning has been issued to 28 countries, including Pakistan. “We’ve just received the warning and...

Spread of HIV linked to fishery collapse: Is fair trade fish an answer? by Jamie Bechtel April 12, 2012   |  Source : Huffington Post  | Copyright : 2012 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

We hear a lot about the overfishing crisis. Overfishing is, in fact, a crisis and we are running out of fish. Frankly, this is a crisis that you and I will survive. But a billion people are running out of fish, and they won't survive because fish is their...

Two earthquakes strike Mexico within hours, no tsunami warning April 12, 2012   |  Source : TOI  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Two big earthquakes struck western Mexico, shaking buildings as far away as the capital and sending people rushing out of offices onto the streets, the US Geological Survey said. There were no reports of major damage after the first of the two tremors. ...

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