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No tsunami threat from Northern Chile earthquake May 14, 2012   |  Source : Bloomberg  | Copyright : 2012 staradvertiser.com

Northern Chile suffered a medium- sized earthquake in the regions of Arica and Tarapaca that caused some power failures and evacuations along coastal areas, the government reported. The University of Chile’s seismology service reported the magnitude ...

East African Community warned on Lake Victoria mismanagement by Charles Kakamwa May 14, 2012   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : 2012 New Vision

The Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC), Dr. Richard Sezibera, has cautioned member countries against the mismanagement of Lake Victoria, whose resources he said play a significant role in the integration of the region. Sezibera, who ...

Sacred Lake Titicaca in Peru/Bolivia being drowned by pollution by Sara Shahriar May 14, 2012   |  Source : Indian Country  | Copyright : 2012 Indian Country Today Media Network, LLC

Brown, rolling plains that seem to stretch on to eternity are suddenly broken by the brilliant blue of Lake Titicaca. The lake, which sits on the border between Peru and Bolivia, has supported indigenous farming and fishing communities for thousands of ye...

6th World Fisheries Congress attracts over 1,300 delegates from 65 countries May 14, 2012   |  Source : FISHupdate  | Copyright : 2009 Special Publications -part of Wyvex Media Limited

The 6th World Fisheries Congress has drawn to a close at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, attracting 1,365 delegates from 65 countries. Addressing “Sustainable Fisheries in a Changing World”, the Congress was opened by HRH The Prince ...

Amid problems, US fish stocks rebound by Jay Lindson May 14, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 The Associated Press

Federal regulators are reporting a record number of rebuilt fish populations in the U.S., even as problems continue to threaten the future of the high-profile New England fishing industry. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released it...

India to oppose EU’s climate protocol move May 14, 2012   |  Source : ET

In climate talks beginning on Monday in Bonn, India will oppose the EU's move to start negotiations on the draft of a new climate protocol in 2012 itself. Considering it another shift in the goalpost by the Europeans, the Indian team of negotiators is exp...

Shark attacks: A magnetic solution? by Ari Daniel Shapiro May 14, 2012   |  Source : BBC  | Copyright : BBC © 2012

An American chemist says he's found a substance - several, in fact - that can repel some of the most fearsome predators in the ocean. He wants to use his discovery to protect them, and us. Eric Stroud stands on a pier on the island of North Bimini in t...

'Fish guts can tell which species will survive climate change' May 14, 2012   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2012 Zee News Limited (An Essel Group Company)

Scientists have discovered that the gastrointestinal system of fish is much more sensitive to temperature changes than previously thought, a finding they say could help predict which species would survive climate change and which would not. "Our work i...

Malaysian fishermen told to join insurance scheme for protection May 13, 2012   |  Source : The Sun Daily  | Copyright : 2012 Sun Media Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

The Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority is encouraging fishermen to participate in an insurance scheme to provide protection for them. Deputy Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Mohd Johari Baharum said it was compulsory for fisher...

Nigerian fishermen report massive depletion of undersea weeds in Atlantic ocean May 13, 2012   |  Source : BusinessDay  | Copyright : BusinessDay

Fishermen operating at the Atlantic coastline have expressed concern over floating weeds on the ocean in Akwa Ibom coastline. Fishermen in the area said that the situation was noticed within the past week, adding that the situation posed a great dange...

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