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On World Environment Day, UN officials highlight need ensure sustainability of resources June 05, 2012   |  Source : UN News Centre

Marking World Environment Day, United Nations officials today highlighted the need for a change in thinking and approach to ensure the sustainability of the Earth’s resources as the world population grows. “Sustainability entails providing opportun...

Philippines govt pressed to do more to save country’s remaining corals by Bettina Faye V. Roc June 05, 2012   |  Source : BW  | Copyright : 2012 BusinessWorld Publishing Corporation

The Philippines has been advised to increase "no-take" marine zones, among others, to protect the biodiversity of the country’s coral cover, said to be the third largest in the world. "There are about 1,000 marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Philip...

Environment should not be subject of political disagreement, says Malta Nature Trust June 05, 2012   |  Source : Malta Today

Malta still lags behind on law enforcement, sustainable development, the use of groundwater, air quality and sustainable fishing, environmental NGO Nature Trust warned in a statement for World Environment Day. "We are still in the initial stages in oth...

Is overfishing killing the hilsa fish in India's Bengal? June 05, 2012   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2012 Zee News Limited (An Essel Group Company)

It is the ultimate in Bengali cuisine and Bengalis in both India and Bangladesh swear by the delicate taste of this premium fish. But the hilsa, or ilish as Bengalis know it, may soon disappear from Bengali homes due to man's greed. In the past few yea...

National campaign to secure traditional fishing territories launched in Brazil by Brian O'Riordan June 05, 2012   |  Source : ICSF
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Two thousand fishers and supporters from 18 States are gathering in the City Park of Brasilia under the banner of the MPP - the Movement of Men and Women Fishworkers - to launch a campaign to protect and secure their fishing territories and livelihoods. ...

Icelandic fishermen strike in protest of new quota bill June 05, 2012   |  Source : Iceland Review  | Copyright : icelandreview.com (Heimur hf)

The fleet of the Federation of Icelandic Fishing Vessel Owners (LÍÚ) is currently docked at the country’s piers in protest of the government’s bill on changes to the fisheries control system and fishing tariffs. Chairman of LÍÚ Friðrik J. Arng...

Limited diesel fuel for fishermen in Indonesia's N. Jakarta June 05, 2012   |  Source : BERITAJAKARTA.COM  | Copyright : BeritaJakarta.com - Media Online Pemprov DKI Jakarta

The fate of fishermen in Indonesia's North Jakarta grow more and more heartbreaking with each passing day. Unpredictable revenue aside, their diesel fuel needs to energize their boats to find fishes are often hindered by the gas station proprietor. Hea...

Japan city could watch animals for tsunami signs June 04, 2012   |  Source : Bangkok Post  | Copyright : The Post Publishing PCL 1996-2012

A Japanese city is considering introducing a tsunami warning system which involves looking out for abnormal behaviour in animals and monitoring water levels in wells for signs of an imminent disaster. The southwestern coastal city of Susaki is contempl...

How zebra fish can help reverse paralysis in humans June 04, 2012   |  Source : First Post  | Copyright : 2011 Firstpost

Scientists have decoded the secrets of the zebra fish’s amazing ability to heal its spinal cord after injury. The findings could eventually pave the way to stimulate spinal cord regeneration in humans, especially for those who are partly or completely p...

6.1 magnitude quake hits Indonesia's Java island, no tsunami threat issued June 04, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 Cable News Network LP, LLLP. A Time Warner Company

A strong earthquake off Indonesia's coast caused tall buildings to sway in the capital on Monday afternoon, but officials said there was no threat of a tsunami. No damage or casualties were immediately reported. Indonesia's Meteorology and Geophysic...

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