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Brazil’s traditional fishing communities under attack during COVID-19 pandemic by Eduardo Campos Lima July 26, 2020   |  Source : Crux  | Copyright : 2020 Crux Catholic Media Inc.

In the past few months, there has been an escalation in the number of incursions of territories traditionally occupied by artisanal fishing communities in Brazil, according to the Bishops’ Conference’s Fishermen Pastoral Council (CPP). Since the CO...

Operation COVID Shield: Bangladesh Army’s war to save lives by DEEPAK KUMAR ACHARJEE July 26, 2020   |  Source : The Independent  | Copyright : Independent Publications Limited

The members of the Bangladesh Army are at war with coronavirus to save thousands of lives across the country under the ongoing ‘Operation COVID Shield’ since March 25 this year. After getting instruction of the Sheikh Hasina’s government, the m...

Coastal community champion from the Philippines operates from Berlin to help solve environmental issues by Kristel Dacumos-Lagorza July 26, 2020   |  Source : The Manila Times  | Copyright : The Manila Times – All Rights Reserved

In May 2015, Paolo Roberto Domondon sported a navy tuxedo and looked absolutely serene as he posed for photos near Singapore’s Marina Bay on his wedding day. More than five years later, he now lives in Berlin with wife Melody, who is expected to give bi...

Isle of Man Ship Registry to pioneer app to help thousands of its seafarers by Duncan Foulkes July 24, 2020   |  Source : IOM Today  | Copyright : Tindle Newspapers Ltd.

The Isle of Man Ship Registry is set to launch a pioneering piece of technology aimed at helping the welfare of thousands of its seafarers. Director Cameron Mitchell said the app is in the final stages of development and is set go live later this month...

Indonesia launches Maritime Information Center to tackle crimes at sea by Ronna Nirmala and Drake Long July 24, 2020   |  Source : BenarNews

A new maritime information center under Indonesia’s coast guard is expected to improve and speed up coordination in fighting smuggling, illegal fishing and other crimes at sea, officials said Thursday. The Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) launched ...

Vietnam: Coast Guard detains fishing vessel for carrying 90,000 litres of illegal diesel oil July 24, 2020   |  Source : Manifold Times  | Copyright : 2020. Manifold Times

The Vietnam Coast Guard on Thursday (23 July) said the task force of the Vietnam Maritime Administration and Professional Department detained fishing vessel TG-91926 TS for carrying 90,000 litres of illegal diesel oil. The task force said the vessel wa...

New Zealand company and fishers sentenced for bottom trawling in a benthic protected area July 24, 2020   |  Source : Scoop  | Copyright : Scoop Media

Sealord Group Limited (Sealord) of New Zealand has been ordered to forfeit a US$16m vessel and fined $24,000 today in the Nelson District Court for bottom trawling in a protected area. Sealord vessel master Bolen Terric Goomes was fined $7500 and first...

Announcing the 2020-2021 National Geographic Storytelling Fellows, including investigative fisheries journalist July 24, 2020   |  Source : Nat Geo  | Copyright : 1996 - 2019 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.

The National Geographic Society has announced nine new Storytelling Fellows who will embark upon a year-long project to explore timely issues the world needs to hear using a variety of storytelling mediums. Nominated for their dedication and commitment...

UK coastal town seeks revitalization with creative industry after COVID-19 hit July 24, 2020   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2020 XINHUANET.com All rights reserved.

Penzance, a coastal town and port in southwest England, is looking to revive its local economy with a prospective modern creative industries center on its high street, after a severe blow to its tourism during the COVID-19 pandemic. The center, which w...

The deadly secret of China's invisible armada: Desperate North Korean fishermen are washing ashore as skeletons because of the world's largest illegal fleet by Ian Urbina July 23, 2020   |  Source : NBC  | Copyright : 2020 NBC UNIVERSAL

The battered wooden “ghost boats” drift through the Sea of Japan for months, their only cargo the corpses of starved North Korean fishermen whose bodies have been reduced to skeletons. Last year more than 150 of these macabre vessels washed ashore in ...

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