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Indian fishermen plea to drop nuclear plant December 08, 2012   |  Source : UNI  | Copyright : 2010-2015 NKDC Media Solutions

The National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) has urged the Indian government to drop the reported move to commission the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project in the south Indian State of Tamil Nadu. A resoution to this effect was adopted at the National Executive...

Illegal French fishermen released from lockup in Antigua and Barbuda December 07, 2012   |  Source : caribarena news  | Copyright : 2012 Caribarena

Three French fishermen who have been detained here since last Friday, after they were caught fishing illegally in Antigua and Barbuda’s waters, were released from police custody yesterday. But far from being the end of the matter, the men were only f...

475 dead, many homeless in Philippines typhoon December 06, 2012   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : 2012 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd.

Nearly 200,000 people were homeless and 475 confirmed dead after the Philippines' worst typhoon this year, officials said today, as the government appealed for international help. Typhoon Bopha ploughed across Mindanao island on Tuesday, flattening who...

WCPFC: Big fishing nations must act this week to reduce overfishing of tuna December 06, 2012   |  Source : PNC  | Copyright : 2010 Pacific News Center | Sorenson Media Group

As the Western and Central Pacific Commission (WCPFC) meeting starts today, the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) said it was time for the big fishing nations to stop overfishing of bigeye tuna. Each year the WCPFC brings together the Pacific Island c...

Vietnam sets up marine unit to protect fishermen, resources December 06, 2012   |  Source : Thanh Nien  | Copyright : 2008 by Thanhniennews.com.

The Vietnamese government will establish a Fisheries Management Department next month to patrol the seas, protect fishermen, and generally enforce the law. The unit will start operating from January 25 under the Directorate of Fisheries. Luu Van Huy...

US Coast Guard repatriates 13 Cubans rescued by fishermen off Keys by CAROL ROSENBERG December 06, 2012   |  Source : miamiherald.com  | Copyright : 2012 Miami Herald Media Co.

The US Coast Guard on Thursday handed over to Cuba authorities 13 migrants who were saved from a sinking boat south of the Keys last week. A fishing boat, the Rosa Marie, rescued the would-be migrants Nov. 30 from a foundering 15-foot craft south of Ma...

Bulgaria's fishermen, bankers honor St Nikolas December 06, 2012   |  Source : Novinite.com  | Copyright : Novinite JSC., 2001-2012

Bulgarian fishermen, sailors and bankers are celebrating on December 6 their common patron, Christian St Nicholas. According to the mythology, St Nicholas is roaming the seas and helping ships that might be in trouble. He is also believed to be the mas...

Stranded fishermen suspected of killing and eating friends in Siberia by Roz Zurko December 06, 2012   |  Source : Examiner.com  | Copyright : 2006-2012 Clarity Digital Group LLC d/b/a Examiner.com.

Two stranded fishermen were found after three months in the sub-zero temperatures of one of the most remote regions of the world and authorities think they may have killed and eaten two of their friends to stay alive. This does sound like a Hollywood ...

Another dead N.Korean fisherman drifts to Japan December 05, 2012   |  Source : Chosun  | Copyright : 2009 Chosun.com

Another North Korean fishing boat with a dead body was found off the coast of Sado Island in Japan's Niigata Prefecture. Japanese police said the 10 m wooden boat with fishing equipment and a dead body of a man wearing boots with Korean lettering was d...

UN Climate Change Negotiations 2012: Developing nations guarding interests of small farmers by Urmi A Goswami December 05, 2012   |  Source : ET  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Developing countries have guarded interests of small farmers and concerns of food security by successfully resisting moves by the industrialised world to turn to agriculture for reducing emissions at the UN-sponsored climate talks at Doha. Developing c...

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