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Quick reaction crucial 
to tsunami response by James Whittaker March 25, 2013   |  Source : cayCompass

Alerting the public quickly, clearing the beaches and advising tourists to move to the upper floors of hotels, would be part of the Cayman Islands’ response in the event of a tsunami in the region. Hazard management experts took part in a Caribbean-...

Thailand rescues trafficked Burmese fishermen by THAN HTIKE OO March 25, 2013   |  Source : THE IRRAWADDY  | Copyright : 2008 Irrawaddy Publishing Group

A total of 14 Burmese nationals who had been trafficked into Thailand’s fishing industry were rescued by the Thai authorities on Friday and Saturday of last week, bringing to 29 the total of those rescued so far this month. According to sources in Ka...

Predictions of climate impacts on fisheries can be a mirage March 25, 2013   |  Source : e! Science News  | Copyright : 2013 e! Science News

Predictions of climate impacts on fisheries can be a mirage Published: Monday, March 25, 2013 - 23:03 in Earth & Climate In the early 1940s, California fishermen hauled in a historic bounty of sardine at a time that set the backdrop for John Steinbeck...

Japanese fishing boat carried 4,500 miles by tsunami arrives on Washington beach two years after the natural disaster by Katie Davies March 24, 2013   |  Source : Daily Mail  | Copyright : Associated Newspapers Ltd

A small fishing boat displaced 4,500 miles by the Japanese tsunami has landed on a Washington beach almost two years after the devastating natural disaster. Conservationists discovered the 20-foot blue and white fishing boat with Japanese markings on t...

Israel closes Gaza crossing, limits fishermen after rocket attack during Obama's visit March 22, 2013   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2013 FOX News Network, LLC.

The Israeli military has closed a Gaza border crossing and restricted Palestinian fishermen in the territory after militants fired rockets into Israel during President Obama's visit. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe ...

Peruvian government committed to supporting artisanal fisheries March 22, 2013   |  Source : ANDINA  | Copyright : 2007 Peru News Agency

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala Tasso traveled Wednesday to the southern Ica region to re-inaugurate the Floating Dock at Playa El Chaco on the bay of Paracas, which was improved to meet sanitary standards for artisanal fisheries. Addressing the loca...

Malaysian fishermen say 'no' to undersea tunnel project in Penang by David Tan and Hafiz Marzukhi March 21, 2013   |  Source : The Star/Asia News Network  | Copyright : 2013. Singapore Press Holdings Ltd .

The proposed 6.5km undersea tunnel project has received the thumbs down from fishermen in Tanjung Tokong, George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Tanjung Tokong Fishermen Asso-ciation chairman Amran Taib said they were worried that their livelihood would be aff...

Marines accused of killing Indian fishermen questioned in Italy March 21, 2013   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

An Italian military prosecutor on Wednesday questioned two marines who last month failed to return to India to face charges of killing two fisherman while on anti-piracy duty in 2012. The marine's failure to return triggered outrage in India and escala...

Italian marines accused of killing fishermen headed back to India for trial by Wright Bryan March 21, 2013   |  Source : NPR  | Copyright : ©2013 NPR

Two Italian marines are returning to India to face charges stemming from the 2012 deaths of two Indian fisherman, Italian officials announced Thursday. As we recounted recently, disagreement over how to handle the case had resulted in a diplomatic conf...

18 Bangladesh fishermen ‘abducted’ at sea March 21, 2013   |  Source : bdnews24.com  | Copyright : bdnews24.com

Eighteen fishermen are said to have been abducted along with a fishing trawler from the Bay of Bengal near Bhola’s Monpura Island. The fishing trawler was captured by pirates in Bhashan Char, said the vessel’s owner Mafizul Islam. Ten among the ...

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