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Philippine typhoon death toll crosses 280 December 05, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Stunned parents searching for missing children examined a row of mud-stained bodies covered with banana leaves while survivors dried their soaked belongings on roadsides on Wednesday, a day after a powerful typhoon killed more than 280 people in the south...

Fish stocks, fishing fleet to be main losers in European power struggle December 05, 2012   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 2000 - 2012. 5m Publishing

A power struggle between the Council of European Fisheries Ministers, the European Commission and the European Parliament over who has supremacy in important fisheries management decisions is threatening the future viability of the Scottish fishing indust...

Principle of equity threatened at Doha climate talks by Nitin Sethi, December 05, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The endgame of climate negotiations at Doha began on Wednesday with India and China falling yet again at the vortex of the fight again. The small island and least developed countries began to target 'equity' as the obstacle to a better climate deal even a...

Fishermen to Tamil Nadu, India, see sun in a new light by T Nandakumar December 05, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu

About 580 deep-sea-going fishermen operating from Thoothoor in the south Indian State of Tamil Nadu may soon be banking on the sun to save fuel and cut down on carbon dioxide emissions. They are eagerly awaiting the result of a pilot project to equip thei...

Philippines pushing for access to tuna fishing ground December 05, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 Malaya Business News Online - Philippine Business News

The Philippines is pushing for the extension of access in Pacific fishing ground to halt the harvest of young tuna. Local fishing companies denied access in that area are fishing in Philippine seas where the tuna population is young. Agriculture Se...

Fish oil heals bed sores too December 05, 2012   |  Source : IANS

Bed sores result from constant pressure on the skin and underlying tissue due to prolonged sitting or lying down by such patients. Painful and prone to infection, these sores need to be healed, says Pierre Singer, professor at the Tel Aviv University's...

Australian seafood company bows to pressure and changes tuna fishing practices by Ben Cubby December 05, 2012   |  Source : SMH  | Copyright : 2012 Fairfax Media

It's the sharks, manta rays and critically endangered sea turtles that John West rejects that should eventually make it sustainable. The canned tuna company said on Tuesday that fishing practices that involve significant ''by-catch'', such as purse sei...

Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate by MATTHEW PERRONE December 05, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 The Associated Press

Salmon that's been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes the fish can stay afloat. After weathering concerns about everything from the safety of humans eating th...

Indian fishermen opposed to Mumbai waterway project by Vaishnavi Vasudevan December 05, 2012   |  Source : HT  | Copyright : 2012 HT Media Limited

The fishermen community in Mumbai, India, have expressed concern about MSRDC’s water transport project in Mumbai, saying they were worried about the effect it would have on their business. The project, which has been languishing for 13 years, has bee...

Demands for more arrests of illegal French fishermen in Antigua & Barbuda by Rory Butler December 04, 2012   |  Source : Antigua Observer  | Copyright : 2012 Observer Publications Limited

A former president of the Fishermen’s Co-operative wants more arrests after three French anglers were caught over the weekend for illegally fishing in Antigua & Barbuda’s waters. “It’s about time we have more capturing of French fishermen in ou...

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