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Peru and the Chilean bogeyman by Nick Rosen March 27, 2013   |  Source : Peru This Week  | Copyright : 2011 - 2013. Peru Experience

Most of Peru celebrated on Friday when the national soccer team won an important World Cup qualifier against arch-rival Chile. Yet in darkened living rooms around Lima, there must have been people sulking: a certain class of ad executive, public relations...

Once decimated US fish stocks enjoy big bounce back by Brian Handwerk March 26, 2013   |  Source : National Geographic News  | Copyright : 1996-2013 National Geographic Society

Two-thirds of the closely monitored U.S. fish species once devastated by overfishing have bounced back in a big way thanks to management plans instituted 10 to 15 years ago, a new study says. And fish aren't the only ones celebrating. Recovering populatio...

Vietnam accuses Chinese boat of firing on fishermen March 26, 2013   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : West Australian Newspapers Limited 2013

Vietnam on Monday accused a Chinese vessel of firing on one of its fishing boats in disputed waters, denouncing the incident as a "serious violation" of its territorial sovereignty. The Vietnamese boat was fishing near the contested Paracel Islands las...

Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum calls for release of Pak, Indian fishermen March 26, 2013   |  Source : The Nation

Pakistani fishermen organisations activists and Indian human right activist and journalist have demanded the Pakistan and Indian governments release all the fishermen jailed in both countries. Mohammad Ali Shah, chairperson of the Pakistan Fisherfolk ...

Argentina’s Falklands stance hits squid fishermen by MICHAEL WARREN March 26, 2013   |  Source : Scotsman  | Copyright : 2013 Johnston Publishing Ltd.

Ezports o protect a key commercial squid species are being hindered by lack of co-operation between Argentina and the Falkland Islands. Unlicensed, unregulated fishing vessels pull an estimated 300,000 tonnes of ilex squid a year out of the South Atlan...

Reef life going great in west coast of India by Kalyan Ray March 26, 2013   |  Source : DHNS  | Copyright : 2008, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd.

Indian scientists for the first time have observed and scientifically documented a rare and visually magnificent phenomenon known as coral spawning in Lakshadweep signalling good health of corals on the west coast. Popularly known as “sex-on-the-reef...

South Africa: Small-scale fisheries poised for economic revitalisation March 25, 2013   |  Source : South African Government (Pretoria)  | Copyright : 2013 AllAfrica

The Small Scale Fisheries of the West Coast region are poised for economic revitalisation with the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) support of more than R11 million into the sector in the region through its Fishing Cluster Project. The Minist...

Fisheries management in Australia to be more transparent by Sally Dakis March 25, 2013   |  Source : ABC  | Copyright : 2013 ABC

Tasmania's Conservation Trust has welcomed plans to make Australian fisheries management more transparent, in the aftermath of the supertrawler debate. Australia's Fisheries Minister Joe Ludwig has released the so called 'root and branch' review of Com...

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...

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