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'It’s all gone': community bulldozed at site of Isabel dos Santos 'masterplan' for Angola capital by Juliette Garside and Jason Burke January 21, 2020   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

Drive out of the centre of Luanda, down the coastal highway heading south from the Angolan capital. Swing past the fort built by Portuguese colonialists on the hill above, and beyond the luxury shopping mall. Just before the road heads inland there is ...

Fishing community in Daman, India, left homeless for tourist development by Jas Uppal January 21, 2020   |  Source : Marex  | Copyright : 2020 The Maritime Executive, LLC. All rights reserved.

Members of the fishing community in Daman, whose families have fished there for generations, claim their land was confiscated without consultation. Many vulnerable people in the region have been left homeless. They cannot afford to take legal action. Many...

Tanzania fisheries ‘notorious employers of children’ January 20, 2020   |  Source : UCN  | Copyright : 2020 Undercurrent News. All rights reserved.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has warned that Tanzania's agricultural and fishing sectors continue to employ large numbers of children aged five to 17, reports the East African. Almost three in 10 Tanzanian children are currently engaged ...

Tonga's main island spared full strength of Tropical Cyclone Tino January 19, 2020   |  Source : RNZ  | Copyright : TVNZ 2020

Top officials from Tonga's Ha'apai group say infrastructure is in urgent need of repair in the islands after Cyclone Tino swept past overnight. The storm brought winds of up to 180 km/hr and torrential rain but it had weakened and moved out of the area...

'Bigger waves, stronger rips': Cyclone Tino's remnants to brush New Zealand by Darren Bevan January 19, 2020   |  Source : Stuff  | Copyright : Stuff Limited

Families heading to beaches on New Zealand's east coast are being warned to watch out for bigger waves and stronger rips in the early part of the coming week. NIWA has said that while the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Tino will pass well east of New Zea...

The 'Lost Boys' of the Philippines' Palawan: A new way of life when fishing is no longer enough by Pichayada Promchertchoo January 19, 2020   |  Source : CNA  | Copyright : Mediacorp 2020. Mediacorp Pte Ltd. All rights reserved.

The Lost Boys of Palawan know exactly where they are heading. Doracotan Island is visible on the blue horizon. They can spot its tall palm trees, white powdery beach and a row of bamboo huts, which grow larger and larger as the Bangka boat glides through ...

Indonesia's Fishery Ministry eyes 10.99 mn tons seaweed yield in 2020 January 19, 2020   |  Source : Antara  | Copyright : www.antaranews.com Copyright © 2020

Indonesia's Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries increases a seaweed production target in 2020 to 10.99 million tons, from 9.9 million tons in 2019, a director general said in a statement here, on Sunday. The ministry has prepared initiatives and...

UN: Global economic growth in 2019 was lowest of the decade January 17, 2020   |  Source : Apple Newsroom  | Copyright : 2020 The New York Times Company

The global economy recorded its lowest growth of the decade in 2019, falling to 2.3% as a result of protracted trade disputes and a slowdown in domestic investment, the United Nations said Thursday. The U.N.'s annual report, the World Economic Situatio...

Indian govt drafting fisheries policy with US$450 bn budget January 17, 2020   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : www.navhindtimes.in 2011

The government of Indian is drafting first national fisheries policy with a budget of Rs 45,000 crore (US$450 billion) for the next five years to promote marine fishery, acquaculture and mariculture, official sources said. The only existing policy is o...

UN warns of ''much extreme weather'' ahead after hottest decade on record January 17, 2020   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : PTI

The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond. The World Meteorological Organisation, which based its findings on analy...

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