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Two fishermen drowned as tropical storm Ernesto makes landfall in Mexico by Miguel Angel Hernandez August 09, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : McClatchy company

Tropical Storm Ernesto made landfall Thursday near the port city of Coatzacoalcos, killing two people as it moved inland and began drenching Mexico's flood-prone southern Gulf region. Ernesto came ashore after spinning across the far southern Gulf of M...

Tanzania fishermen want review of taxes on fishing gear by Sheilla Sezzy August 09, 2012   |  Source : The Citizen  | Copyright : 2007 - 2011 The Citizen

The Tanzania government should review taxes on fishing equipment in order to stop operations of illegal fishermen on Lake Victoria, it has been proposed.According to an association for fishermen, poor equipment prompted some of them, especially on the no...

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, Aug 9, 2012 Theme: "Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices" August 08, 2012   |  Source : UN

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (9 August) was first proclaimed by the General Assembly in December 1994, to be celebrated every year during the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995 – 2004). In 20...

Fisheries in Hong Kong return to normal after spill by Ming Yeung August 08, 2012   |  Source : China Daily  | Copyright : China Daily Information Co (CDIC)

The fishing industry in Hong Kong says the significance of 150 tons of plastic pellets that spilled in the wake of typhoon Vicente two weeks ago, is rapidly waning, now that the fishing ban is just over. And an industry spokesman noted that most retailers...

Pakistan fishing fleet upgraded: Sindh Fisheries department seeks EU inspection August 08, 2012   |  Source : Business Recorder  | Copyright : Business Recorder, 2012

Sindh Livestock and Fisheries Department has written a letter to European Union (EU) Commission, asking the commission to inspect its fishing fleet that had been modified and upgraded in line with EU specifications. EU banned fish imports from Pakistan in...

Chinese fishermen detained by Russia return to China August 08, 2012   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2012 Xinhua, english.news.cn

Sixty-five Chinese fishermen detained off Russia's Far East region last month returned to China on Wednesday. The Chinese fishermen arrived at Dongning port in China's northeastern Heilongjiang Province in the early afternoon. Two fishing boats from...

'Fair fishing' manifesto calls for greater quota share for smaller boats in the UK by John Harris and Fiona Harvey August 08, 2012   |  Source : guardian.co.uk  | Copyright : 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited

Hundreds of small British fishing businesses are facing financial ruin, according to campaigners who are calling for radical reform of European fishing rules. They say their case revolves around one key statistic: that although small fishing boats account...

Fishing nets, climate change threaten yellow-eyed penguins in New Zealand by John R. Platt August 08, 2012   |  Source : Scientific American  | Copyright : 2012 Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc.

It has been a rough few decades for endangered yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes). The species can only be found along a small portion of the southeastern coast of New Zealand’s South Island, the nearby Auckland Islands, and the isles of Campbe...

Russia releases detained Chinese fishermen by Zhang Yunbi August 08, 2012   |  Source : China Daily  | Copyright : China Daily Information Co (CDIC)

Russian authorities said 65 Chinese fishermen detained off Russia's Far East region have been released and are scheduled to leave for home on Aug 8. The captains of each of the four detained vessels are still being held, China News Service reported. ...

Hong Kong fishermen fear farms ruin after spill by Li Likui August 07, 2012   |  Source : China Daily  | Copyright : China Daily Information Co (CDIC)

Fishermen on Lantau island in Hong Kong on Monday voiced concern over the possibility of huge losses, after tons of plastic pellets were spilled in the wake of typhoon Vicente two weeks ago. The fishermen say wholesalers at Aberdeen stopped taking their f...

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