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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...

Hawaii fishermen asked to report monk seal hookings May 11, 2012   |  Source : Big Island Video News

The number of Hawaiian monk seal hooking incidents is on pace to more than double lasts years amount, according to numbers shared by the Department of Land and Natural Resources on Friday. Thats why the DLNR and the NOAA Fisheries Service are asking fo...

India's Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute develops new fish breed by M N Samdani May 10, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has developed a new fish breed suitable for Indian conditions. Scientists at CMFRI found the new variety 'Pompano' surviving even in saline waters outside the sea waters, which is rare for fish breed...

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