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UN Environment Programme names its ‘2012 Champions of the Earth’ winners June 04, 2012   |  Source : UN News Centre

A country president, a banker, an aeronaut, a scientist, a renewable energy businessman and a conservationist were today named as the six winners of the United Nations Champions of the Earth 2012 award, given to those whose actions and leadership have had...

Canadian native groups angry at 'snub' from new federal hunting-fishing panel by Jason Fekete June 04, 2012   |  Source : Postmedia News  | Copyright : 2010-2012 Postmedia Network Inc.

Canadian aboriginal groups are upset they have been excluded from Prime Minister Stephen Harper's new hunting and angling advisory panel, arguing the Conservative government has snubbed the only Canadians with constitutionally protected hunting and fishin...

Japan to use animals for tsunami duty June 04, 2012   |  Source : Postnoon News  | Copyright : Postnoon 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...

Indian fishermen killings: Italian marines released on bail June 03, 2012   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : NDTV Convergence Limited 2012

After 105 days in custody, the two Italian marines, arrested for allegedly gunning down two Indian fishermen off Kerala waters, were today released on bail as a court in Kollam posted their trial to June 18. Latore Massimilliano and Salvatore Girone wa...

Australia weighs Great Barrier Reef health against development plans by Angus Whitley June 03, 2012   |  Source : Bloomberg  | Copyright : 2012 Bloomberg L.P

Australia’s government said it’s balancing economic needs with conservation at the Great Barrier Reef after the United Nations warned the site may be endangered within a year without better protection. Home to more than 1,500 species of fish, the r...

Italian sailors freed on bail in Indian murder case June 03, 2012   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

Italian sailors charged with murdering two Indian fishermen were released on bail on Saturday to await trial, one step closer to the climax of a major diplomatic row between Rome and New Delhi. An Italian Foreign Ministry spokesman said the two marines...

30 Filipino fishermen rescued from storm June 03, 2012   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : Gulf-Times.com © 2011-2012

Philippine emergency workers yesterday rescued 30 fishermen whose boat was left drifting in rough seas amid the country’s first tropical storm of the year, which also left hundreds of travellers stranded. The fishermen’s motorboat ran out of petrol...

Israeli forces 'seize 4 Gaza fishermen' May 31, 2012   |  Source : Ma’an  | Copyright : Ma'an News Agency 2005 - 2010

Israeli forces detained four Palestinian fishermen off the coast of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning, witnesses said. Israeli warships surrounded two fishing boats off Beit Lahiya, in northern Gaza, forcing the fishermen off the vessels and taking t...

Indonesian fishermen demand equal treatment from Australia amid Corby case May 31, 2012   |  Source : The Jakarta Post  | Copyright : PT. Bina Media Tenggara © 2012

Indonesian fishermen from East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province called on Wednesday for equal legal treatment from the Australian government following President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s recent decision to grant clemency to Australian drug convict Schapell...

Neglected indigenous food can be important tool to fight hunger – UN official May 31, 2012   |  Source : UN News Centre

Indigenous foods which have been neglected by the food industry and urban consumers can be an important tool to alleviate hunger and malnutrition, a United Nations official said today. “The focus of research and crop improvement on a few widely consu...

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