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There’s nothing left’: Storm reduces paradise to a miserable heap by Anthony Faiola September 05, 2019   |  Source : The Washington Post

The New Plymouth Hardware store has been smashed to kindling. More important, Curry’s Grocery Store, too. Some of the boats at Donny’s Marina have been broken to matchsticks. Others lie on their sides in the middle of the street. This barrier islan...

Coastal towns fear new disaster from Dorian will compound old disaster from Florence by MARTHA QUILLIN September 05, 2019   |  Source : News Observer

B.J. Stiens climbed the stairs into her house that has wobbled precariously for nine months on wooden cribbing 10 feet off the ground. She looked out at the still-calm Core Sound 100 yards away and worried about the storm grinding up the coast in her dire...

Sisyphus on the beach: Dorian underlines coastal cities' endless rebuilding task September 05, 2019   |  Source : Reuters

Just months after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a $16 million project to restore sandy beaches in Jacksonville, Florida, Hurricane Dorian is about to pound them again, illustrating the uphill battle that American coastal cities face in protec...

Rohingya fisherman missing at sea, SAR activated by Audrey Dermawan September 05, 2019   |  Source : NST  | Copyright : 2019 New Straits Times, New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd. A part of Media Prima Group.

A Rohingya fisherman is missing after he fell into the sea when the boat he was in rammed into a buoy early this morning. Three other fishermen managed to swim to safety in the 6.30am incident in the waters in front of Padang Kota, here. The victim ...

FAO distributes fishing equipment to thousands of Indonesian fishermen in Palu, Donggala by Ruslan Sangadji September 05, 2019   |  Source : The Jakarta Post  | Copyright : 2016 - 2019 PT. Niskala Media Tenggara

In an effort to help revive the economy of disaster-stricken Palu and Donggala in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has distributed fishing equipment to 2,650 affected fishing families in the region...

Trinidad and Tobago fisherman saved from ‘pirates’ by smartphone September 05, 2019   |  Source : Newsday  | Copyright : 2017 Newsday. All rights reserved.

Saved from a pirate attack by his smartphone. This was the curious tale given by a fishing enthusiast yesterday who spoke during a press conference called by Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) to highlight the continuing danger armed pirates are p...

Hurricane Dorian updates: ‘Catastrophic’ storm may come ‘dangerously close’ to Florida by Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Patricia Mazzei and Patrick J. Lyons September 02, 2019   |  Source : NYT  | Copyright : 2019 The New York Times Company

Dorian struck the northern Bahamas on Sunday as a Category 5 hurricane, and continued to menace the southeastern coast of the United States from Florida to the Carolinas. Hurricane warnings and storm surge warnings and watches are posted for nearly all...

Jewfish dominate Australian black market to meet Asia demand by Ellie Sibson September 02, 2019   |  Source : ABC  | Copyright : 2019 ABC

There is a marine species now "more lucrative than abalone" and Queensland's commercial catch has skyrocketed in the past 18 months, prompting authorities to tighten regulations and increase penalties for selling on the black market. Black Jewfish have...

European Commission fails to propose an end to overfishing in Baltic by 2020 September 02, 2019   |  Source : EU Reporter  | Copyright : 2019 EU Reporter. All rights reserved.

Environmental NGOs Seas At Risk, Our Fish and Oceana are deeply disappointed that the Commission proposal for fishing limits in the Baltic allows for the continuation of overfishing in 2020, even though there is a legal deadline to end overfishing by 202...

Poachers defying fishing suspension on Rwanda's Lake Kivu by Emmanuel Ntirenganya September 02, 2019   |  Source : The New Times  | Copyright : Copyright The New Times Rwanda 2007 - 2019

A crackdown has been mounted on fish poachers to comply with the Rwanda government’s directive to suspend fishing activities in Lake Kivu until October 13 to allow restocking. According to a statement issued recently by the Ministry of Agriculture an...

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