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Hope for rays found in UAE waters and driven to near extinction September 02, 2019   |  Source : NUAE  | Copyright : The National

Local conservationists in the United Arab Emirates hope endangered rays will be able fight back from the brink of extinction after a global agreement, which restricts the sale of their valuable fins, was struck. Any trade of guitarfishes and wedge fish...

Japanese whaling town Taiji begins dolphin hunt September 02, 2019   |  Source : The Japan Times  | Copyright : 2019 GPlusMedia Inc.

The Japanese hunting season for dolphins using a controversial "drive-hunting" method began Sunday in the whaling town of Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, without any major protest from animal-rights groups. While local police officers were on high alert fo...

Strengthening Hurricane Dorian is a growing threat to Florida and Southeast U.S. by Matthew Cappucci , Andrew Freedman and Jason Samenow August 29, 2019   |  Source : The Washington Post

Barreling through the U.S. Virgin Islands and scraping eastern Puerto Rico, Dorian intensified from a tropical storm to a hurricane Wednesday afternoon. The storm was unleashing damaging winds and torrential rain that threatened to produce flash flooding ...

SDG Summit, 24-25 September 2019 at the UN Headquarters August 29, 2019   |  Source : UN

On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to follow up and comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustaina...

PM wants Malaysian fishermen to increase catch to reduce foreign poachers August 29, 2019   |  Source : Malay Mail  | Copyright : 2019, Malay Mail, All Rights Reserved.

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today advised Malaysian fishermen to increase their catch and thus reduce poaching by foreign fishermen in Malaysian waters. “We get angry when others poach in our waters. Our fishermen build boats but...

Macron warned: Your fishermen will suffer after no deal - Brexit Secretary hits out by Joe Barnes August 29, 2019   |  Source : Express  | Copyright : 2019 Express Newspapers

French fishermen will suffer a significant blow if Emmanuel Macron refuses to hold no-deal Brexit talks with the Government, Steve Barclay today warned. The Brexit Secretary said Paris and London should immediately begin bilateral talks to mitigate an...

China drafts law to combat illegal fishing, safeguard stocks August 29, 2019   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2019 Reuters. All Rights Reserved.

China has invited public responses to a draft law to prevent illegal fishing and depletion of coastal fish stocks, as current legislation is inadequate for sustainable development of the industry, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. China is st...

Nature Conservancy of Canada buys wetland along Lake Winnipeg August 29, 2019   |  Source : CTV News Winnipeg  | Copyright : 2019 Bell Media

A wetland property along the west shore of Lake Winnipeg is the latest to be purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). The Husavik wetland sits in the Rural Municipality of Gimli. The NCC said it is dominated by important coastal marsh habit...

Japan's Fisheries Agency to seek ¥5.1 billion for commercial whaling August 27, 2019   |  Source : The Japan Times  | Copyright : THE JAPAN TIMES LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Japan's Fisheries Agency plans to seek ¥5.1 billion for commercial whaling from the government in fiscal 2020, according to a draft of its budget request submitted to the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Monday. The LDP approved the draft. The amoun...

Kenya's Kilifi fishermen want deadline to comply with rules extended by MAUREEN ONGALA August 27, 2019   |  Source : The Nation  | Copyright : Nation Media Group

Thousands of fishermen in Kilifi County in Kenya risk being locked out of their fishing carrier if they will not have complied with the new fishing rules and regulations in the Fisheries Management and Development Act, 2016. The Act has banned the use ...

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